Big Win for Sustainability!

  • Posted on 19 January 2022
  • By Angeles Chapter Sustainability Committee

West Hollywood City Council unanimously passes single-use plastic ban ordinance!

On January 18, 2021 representatives from the Sierra Club, Angeles Chapter Sustainability Committee provided public comment in support of the single-use plastic ban ordinance. This was championed by your passion and voice - and our voice was heard!

West Hollywood Takes a Stand Against Plasticware

  • Posted on 1 November 2021
  • By Juliet Fang, Communications Volunteer
The scene is all too familiar: a crinkly bag handed to us at our doorstep or a restaurant, the bag’s THANK YOUs stretched pink as it struggles to contain the tower of squeaky Styrofoam containers stashing steaming takeout. Nestled somewhere in the bag are thick, plastic utensils each sealed in their own clear baggies, sitting alongside an accouterment of condiment packets. 

Coastal Cleanup Opportunities for California Coastal Cleanup Day September 18th!

  • Posted on 11 September 2021
  • By Everette Phillips

September marks the end of summer, then the beginning of school, and a special weekend when all of coastal California shows our gratitude for the beauty and wonder of great coastal places by rolling up our sleeves and cleaning litter, debris, and a remarkable amount of garbage. 

Truth In Recycling

  • Posted on 7 June 2021
  • By Simone Kuhfal
The vast majority of people are being intentionally misled when it comes to recycling and don’t seem to know that most of what we recycle actually ends up in a landfill or the ocean. Senate Bill 343 has been introduced to reduce consumer misinformation about which plastics are recyclable by building on California’s “Truth in Environmental Advertising” law.