Green Resources

Green Resources

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Eco-Tips

Stronger Food Packaging Ordinances & Friendly Tips -

Packaging contributes to the overall environmental impacts of the food and beverage industry. Many local government agencies, and nonprofit organizations began to take notice in the 1990s as more and more to-go food packaging, foam cups and straws were collected during beach clean ups.  The concern over the negative impacts of polystyrene foam and other plastic products entering waterways and the ocean motivated local governments into action with environmentally acceptable food packaging ordinances between 2007 and 2012. 

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Videos

The Story of Stuff – a must watch

The Story of Stuff is an animated film created by Annie Leonard. She teaches us all of how “things” are created and the embodied energy it’s involved in creating all those “things.” The creator takes us on a ride from extraction through sale, use and disposal, and how it all affects us and our communities. The Story of Stuff is a great wake up call to help us understand the underside of production and consumption in a very easy manner of fact that it is hard not to change our habits on over consumption.

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Business Bites

Help Grow the Green Business Program -

We are looking for a team of volunteers and interns to help grow the Monterey Bay Green Business Program. Are you looking for a summer internship or just looking to volunteer your time for a good cause? Sign-up here for more info!

Our Green Business Volunteer Program Assistants will primarily be responsible for reaching out to small and medium sized businesses to explain the green business program, encourage them to enroll, and help them fill out their application to get Green Business certified.

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