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See a broken sprinkler, water running down the gutter, or any water waste in Santa Monica? Be a water hero!
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Converting to Drip Irrigation - The Definitive Guide

As part of the continuing effort to foster sustainability, the Santa Monica Public Library's annual Green Prize for Sustainable Literature selects the top works in the field.

In 2015 there are five Green Prize winners for Youth literature and four in the Adult category. In addition, author E.O. Wilson is being recognized as this year's Pioneer Award Winner. 

Click on any Green Prize Award winning book to see its availability in the library.

Major Water Savings Are Within Reach

Pico Branch Library - Santa Monica's GREENEST Building!


Healthy Nail Salons Commended

City Officials and the California Healthy Nail Salon
Collaborative commend four Santa Monica salons.

Sustainability Videos

The City of Santa Monica and the California Sustainability Alliance partnered to produce these sustainability shorts highlighting the City's leadership role in the green movement. Net Zero Energy showcases Solar Santa Monica, The Value of Trees looks at urban forestry management in Santa Monica, and A Tale of Two Carrots spotlights the S.M. Farmers Markets' successful push for sustainable agriculture with an emphasis on the local economy.

September 2016
Sep 7, Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Green Building - Sustainable Santa Monica Free Tour
Sep 7, Wednesday
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Forks Over Knives Family - Book Release Celebration
Sep 8, Thursday
6:00pm - 8:00pm
OWL Climate Adaptation Viewer Launch Event
Sep 10, Saturday
11:00am - 4:00pm
Buy Local Health and Fitness Festival
Sep 17, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
Sep 22, Thursday
7:00pm - 8:30pm
Eames Demetrios on Sustainable Design
Sep 24, Saturday
8:00am - 3:00pm
Santa Monica City-Wide Yard Sale
October 2016
Oct 8, Saturday
9:00am - 2:00pm
Free Paper Shredding
Oct 15, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
November 2016
Nov 2, Wednesday
9:00am - 10:00am
Clean Energy - Sustainable Santa Monica Free Tour
Nov 5, Saturday
7:00am - 2:00pm
Free Compost Giveaway
Nov 12, Saturday
9:00am - 3:00pm
Used Oil Filter Exchange
Nov 19, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
December 2016
Dec 17, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
January 2017
Jan 21, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
February 2017
Feb 18, Saturday
9:30am - 1:00pm
Master Gardeners at the Market
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