Ways to Decrease Waste According to a Recycling Expert

Ways to Decrease Waste According to a Recycling Expert

https://youtu.be/t7AihSSbmB4 Amy Hammes is fighting to decrease the average American’s 102-ton lifetime waste legacy. Hammes is a recycling specialist for the Burbank Recycle Center who educates residents and businesses in Burbank, Calif. on sustainable lifestyle habits. She runs the Waste Warriors program, which helps increase

Re-inventing How People Live in Inner-City L.A.

Re-inventing How People Live in Inner-City L.A.

Lois Arkin takes visitors of the L.A. Eco-Village around the community garden. (Photo by Jourdan Arnaud) Lois Arkin aspires to be buried in the verdant courtyard at the Los Angeles Eco-Village, where she has lived for the past 40 years. At 83 years old, Arkin

Waste Warriors in Burbank Tackle Plastic Crisis

Waste Warriors in Burbank Tackle Plastic Crisis

A group of 25 volunteers, mostly women, met at the Burbank Recycling Center for a bi-monthly Waste Warriors training class. Amy Hammes, a recycling specialist, is one of the two leaders who runs this community program in Burbank, Calif. The Waste Warriors, formerly known as

GoSpiral Grows its Raw Spirulina Business in SoCal

GoSpiral Grows its Raw Spirulina Business in SoCal

LOS ANGELES—On a chilly February morning in Studio City, Manny Perez sells cold-pressed green juice at the farmers market. Perez works for GoSpiral Farms, which produces the green juices’ star ingredient, raw spirulina. GoSpiral Farms went on a brief winter hiatus from selling at the

The Woman Behind The Huntington Ranch Garden in San Marino

The Woman Behind The Huntington Ranch Garden in San Marino

https://youtu.be/9HwnB0zIxso SAN MARINO, Calif.—Cara Hanstein has spent the past 25 years studying plants. She started working at a local nursery in San Francisco while going to school for interior design and art at San Francisco State University. Hanstein’s affection for native plants brought her back

Pasadena Celebrates the Year of the Rat

Pasadena Celebrates the Year of the Rat

Korean dancers perform traditional royal court dances during the Lunar New Year Celebration in Pasadena, Calif. on Jan. 25, 2020. PASADENA, CALIF.— The Lunar New Year officially began on Saturday, January 25, 2020, celebrating the year of the rat. The Chinese New Year is also

Women’s March LA Draws Crowds and Controversy

Women’s March LA Draws Crowds and Controversy

https://youtu.be/X-dIqG1DMrU LOS ANGELES–Yellow caution tape held back the crowd of demonstrators lined up for the 2020 Women’s March on Saturday, January 18. More than 300,000 people showed up to Pershing Square with protest signs raised high ready to march toward City Hall, according to the

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