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Sustainable Works FREE Green Living Workshop

Learn what you can do on a personal level to live more sustainably while connecting with your neighbors and community. Join a FREE Green Living Workshop offered by the City of Santa Monica's Office of Sustainability and the Environment and Sustainable Works! Learn ways to save money, positively impact your family, community, and ultimately the planet! When: 6 Wednesday Meetings: Mar 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th, Apr 1st & 8th 7pm-8:30pm Your friends, family and neighbors are becoming sustainable, why not you? Action Oriented Topics Include: Water • Energy • Waste • Chemicals • Transportation • Shopping/Food Attend 1 meeting or all 6, whichever fits your schedule. •Reduce your Water & Energy usage •Save $ on Utilities •Cut landfill Waste •Reduce your Family's Exposure to Toxic Chemicals •Reduce your Transportation Impact •Make more sustainable Shopping & Food choices Receive FREE resource saving tools Water saving hose nozzles, Energy saving light bulbs, Reusable shopping bags, safe p… Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:00 PM – 8:30 PM. Santa Monica Public Library 601 Santa Monica Blvd. Santa Monca 90401 The workshop is FREE.

Breezehouse Open House in Agoura Hills

Join us for a tour of our iconic Breezehouse in Agoura Hills, California. Our home was recently named by Real Simple and This Old House as their 2014 Dream Home of the Year. Experience the beauty of Blu Homes firsthand and get inspired by our green, award-winning designs. Out of respect for our neighbors, we will provide shuttle service to the home. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes. Contact 866.887.7997 info@bluhomes.com. Saturday, March 7, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Shuttle Stop - Hyatt Westlake Village 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Westlake Village 91361 Free.

Breezehouse Open House in Agoura Hills

Join us for a tour of our iconic Breezehouse in Agoura Hills, California. Our home was recently named by Real Simple and This Old House as their 2014 Dream Home of the Year. Experience the beauty of Blu Homes firsthand and get inspired by our green, award-winning designs. Out of respect for our neighbors, we will provide shuttle service to the home. Shuttles run approximately every 15 minutes. Contact 866.887.7997 info@bluhomes.com. Sunday, March 8, 2015, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Shuttle Stop - Hyatt Westlake Village 880 S. Westlake Blvd. Westlake Village 91361 Free.

Green Business Networking

On the second Tuesday of every month, you're invited to the only pure networking event for owners and decision-makers of LA's green economy. www.greenbusinessnetworking.com. Tuesday, March 10, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Location changes Check website for current details Cost varies.

The Southern California Transit Advocates meeting

The Southern California Transit Advocates is a non-profit group dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of public transportation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. http://www.socata.net/meetings.html. Admission: Free. Saturday, March 14, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Angelus Plaza, 255 S. Hill St. Fourth floor meeting room #422 Downtown Los Angeles.

LA Greens Meeting

Monthly meeting of the LA City Greens: a very active local group, very active in between meetings tabling at community events, farmers markets, etc.!! The LA Greens is a Green Party club devoted to promoting peace, feminism, grassroots democracy, social justice and ecological wisdom. The Green Party strives for gender balance in our internal leadership positions and actively encourages more women and people of color to run for office at all levels. We are all volunteers and promote community activism to build a greener Los Angeles. Bring a snack or some food to share if you'd like. And bring a friend to introduce to the Green Party! http://www.losangelesgreens.org. Admission: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, March 18, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Peace Center 8124 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048.

LA Green Drinks

Every 3rd Thursday of the month. LA Green Drinks locations change frequently. Please check the LA Green Drinks website to confirm before heading over (www.lagreendrinks.org). Los Angeles Green Drinks is a social networking group that connects and engages the Los Angeles community interested in sustainability and environmental issues. Events are casual and allow opportunities to share, inspire, learn, and laugh. Thursday, March 19, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Check website for current location www.lagreendrinks.org Admission prices vary.

E-Waste Collection Event - Isidore Recycling

Drop-off old computers, phones, tvs and other electronics. Get your cracked phone screen repaired. Isidore recycles responsibly, creates local jobs and keeps your data secure. Isidore: Electronics recycling with a social mission. www.isidorerecycling.com. Sunday, March 29, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Atwater Village Farmers Market 3250 Glendale Blvd. Atwater Village 90039.

The Southern California Transit Advocates meeting

The Southern California Transit Advocates is a non-profit group dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of public transportation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. http://www.socata.net/meetings.html. Admission: Free. Saturday, April 11, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Angelus Plaza, 255 S. Hill St. Fourth floor meeting room #422 Downtown Los Angeles.

Green Business Networking

On the second Tuesday of every month, you're invited to the only pure networking event for owners and decision-makers of LA's green economy. www.greenbusinessnetworking.com. Tuesday, April 14, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Location changes Check website for current details Cost varies.

LA Greens Meeting

Monthly meeting of the LA City Greens: a very active local group, very active in between meetings tabling at community events, farmers markets, etc.!! The LA Greens is a Green Party club devoted to promoting peace, feminism, grassroots democracy, social justice and ecological wisdom. The Green Party strives for gender balance in our internal leadership positions and actively encourages more women and people of color to run for office at all levels. We are all volunteers and promote community activism to build a greener Los Angeles. Bring a snack or some food to share if you'd like. And bring a friend to introduce to the Green Party! http://www.losangelesgreens.org. Admission: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, April 15, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Peace Center 8124 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048.

Sustainable Quality Awards (SQA) Luncheon

The SQA was created to recognize businesses in Santa Monica working toward making significant achievements in sustainable economic development, social responsibility and stewardship of the natural environment. The event, Lead sponsored by Morley Builders and LAcarGUY, showcases sustainable bites during an active networking hour from local restaurants.  Eric Corey Freed is this year’s scheduled speaker. This year,  an Individual Stewardship Award will be given to Dean Kubani, Manager of the City of Santa Monica’s Office of Sustainability and Environment, for his vision, creativity and commitment to advancing sustainable practices in the Santa Monica community since 1994 – when the Sustainable City Plan was launched. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 11:00 AM. Le Meridien Delfina Santa Monica Hotel 530 Pico Boulevard Santa Monica 90405 Pre-paid tickets are $50 for Chamber members and $60 for non-members. www.smsqa.com to purchase.

LA Green Drinks

Every 3rd Thursday of the month. LA Green Drinks locations change frequently. Please check the LA Green Drinks website to confirm before heading over (www.lagreendrinks.org). Los Angeles Green Drinks is a social networking group that connects and engages the Los Angeles community interested in sustainability and environmental issues. Events are casual and allow opportunities to share, inspire, learn, and laugh. Thursday, April 16, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Check website for current location www.lagreendrinks.org Admission prices vary.

E-Waste Collection Event - Isidore Recycling

Drop-off old computers, phones, tvs and other electronics. Get your cracked phone screen repaired. Isidore recycles responsibly, creates local jobs and keeps your data secure. Isidore: Electronics recycling with a social mission. www.isidorerecycling.com. Sunday, April 26, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Atwater Village Farmers Market 3250 Glendale Blvd. Atwater Village 90039.

The Southern California Transit Advocates meeting

The Southern California Transit Advocates is a non-profit group dedicated to the promotion, development and improvement of public transportation in the Los Angeles metropolitan area. http://www.socata.net/meetings.html. Admission: Free. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM. Angelus Plaza, 255 S. Hill St. Fourth floor meeting room #422 Downtown Los Angeles.

Green Business Networking

On the second Tuesday of every month, you're invited to the only pure networking event for owners and decision-makers of LA's green economy. www.greenbusinessnetworking.com. Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM. Location changes Check website for current details Cost varies.

LA Greens Meeting

Monthly meeting of the LA City Greens: a very active local group, very active in between meetings tabling at community events, farmers markets, etc.!! The LA Greens is a Green Party club devoted to promoting peace, feminism, grassroots democracy, social justice and ecological wisdom. The Green Party strives for gender balance in our internal leadership positions and actively encourages more women and people of color to run for office at all levels. We are all volunteers and promote community activism to build a greener Los Angeles. Bring a snack or some food to share if you'd like. And bring a friend to introduce to the Green Party! http://www.losangelesgreens.org. Admission: Free and open to the public. Wednesday, May 20, 2015, 7:00 PM – 9:30 PM. The Peace Center 8124 W. Third St. Los Angeles, CA 90048.

LA Green Drinks

Every 3rd Thursday of the month. LA Green Drinks locations change frequently. Please check the LA Green Drinks website to confirm before heading over (www.lagreendrinks.org). Los Angeles Green Drinks is a social networking group that connects and engages the Los Angeles community interested in sustainability and environmental issues. Events are casual and allow opportunities to share, inspire, learn, and laugh. Thursday, May 21, 2015, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM. Check website for current location www.lagreendrinks.org Admission prices vary.

E-Waste Collection Event - Isidore Recycling

Drop-off old computers, phones, tvs and other electronics. Get your cracked phone screen repaired. Isidore recycles responsibly, creates local jobs and keeps your data secure. Isidore: Electronics recycling with a social mission. www.isidorerecycling.com. Sunday, May 31, 2015, 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM. Atwater Village Farmers Market 3250 Glendale Blvd. Atwater Village 90039.

Sustainable Brands'15 San Diego

This is by far the largest gathering of global sustainability and brand professionals who have focused attention on understanding and leveraging the role of brands in shaping our future. We're back in San Diego at Paradise Point Resort & Spa. Mark your calendars and commit today to participating in collaboration activities onsite. website: http://sbshare.co/1m9qWLM. Monday, June 1, 2015. Paradise Point 1404 Vacation Rd San Diego 92109.