Sustainability Resources

Sustainability Resources

Sustainability Resources


Includes information on how you can help lower our carbon footprint with tips for each room in your home!

Adopt as many as you can and keep track of the updates. We will have a contest to win a PRIZE for those that enacted at least one of the tips! Stay TUNED!


These are resources that were shared in our Sustainable City Community Meeting on Jan. 23, 2021

Video of event located at this link


Please use this list below to gather information on Long Beach resources to help you understand how to shop, live and promote sustainability in your everyday life and ways to get involved with city committees or organizations.


Local Long Beach Sustainability Resources


City of Long Beach Resources


City of Long Beach Office of


The City of Long Beach Office of Sustainability works to create a more sustainable community by engaging with individuals, neighborhoods and government to equitably reduce our impact on the environment and protect our local natural resources.  

Sustainable City Commission about-us/sustainable-city-commision/

The Sustainable City Commission advises the City Council on environmental issues such as buildings and neighborhoods, urban nature, transportation, water, energy, waste reduction and eco products and services, and is responsible for creating a Sustainable City action plan.  

Long Beach Recycles

Helpful information on what can be recycled in Long Beach: es/ 

The Long Beach Recycles EcoGuide contains environmental program information, waste reduction and recycling tips, service reminders, upcoming virtual events, and much more about what's happening in the City of Long Beach. Sign up here: 

Long Beach Expanded

Polystyrene  Ordinance ste-reduction/foam-free-lb/eps-ordinanc e-faq/ 

Explains new city ordinance and has a place to report business not following the guidelines.

Urban Agriculture Incentive Zone

(UAIZ) Program programs/uaiz-program/ 

Provides tax incentives to vacant lot owners who enter a contract with the City to use their lot for agricultural purposes for a period of 5 years.  


Long Beach Water Department

The Lawn-to-Garden (L2G) program offers a financial incentive to help you successfully convert your thirsty and non-functional turf to a beautiful, water-wise landscape. To learn more:

Southern California Edison nment/energy-conservation 

SCE administers one of the nation’s largest portfolios of energy efficiency programs and services that help our customers to save energy and money. 




BYO Long Beach

BYO Long Beach started with a goal to inspire locals to reduce their trash consumption and focus on reusable alternatives. 

Burke Mercantile

Burke Mercantile is a modern lifestyle shop with a design focused and eco-conscious sensibility. 

Primal Alchemy

Primal Alchemy collaborates with local producers to provide a diverse array of food that is extremely fresh, simply seasoned, and prepared in the most straightforward manner.

Other Resources



Earth911 w-to-recycle-clothing-accessories/ 

Recycling guide for clothing. 


EcoEnclose believes in a future where humans and the earth are thriving together, where humans are a net positive, “regenerative” force for our planet and humanity.

Long Beach Community Table



With compassion and dignity, we empower the health, well-being, and self-sufficiency of food/housing-insecure people in the greater Long Beach area—collectively sharing fresh produce, nutritious food, basic necessities, educational programs, and other community resources.

Long Beach Farms 

Our signature farm box is loaded with the finest and freshest produce that we are harvesting that week.

Long Beach Fresh 

To connect Eaters, Feeders and Seeders with resources, partners and models that can empower them to resolve their needs and use their offerings.

Long Beach Grocery Coop 

We are committed to providing the community with affordable, high quality, wholesome foods, and products for healthy living. The co-op is committed to supporting local agriculture and artisans and fair trade, educating our community on benefits of healthy eating, and using sustainable practices.

Petals Wild 

To upcycle unwanted cashmere.

Plastic Film Recycling is supported by the Flexible Film

Recycling Group (FFRG) of the American Chemistry Council.​       

Surfrider Foundation Long Beach

Chapter s/solo-beach-cleanups/ 

. While supporting the mission and principles of the Surfrider Foundation, the Long Beach Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation is dedicated to reconfiguring the Long Beach Breakwater to bring waves and clean water back to Long Beach.

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