Use the tools below to discover advocacy, volunteer and educational opportunities available to people in your area. Start speaking out about the environmental issues you care about!
1. Find out who represents you in the city, county and state.
2. Find out how those representatives stack up on environmental issues using the Ecovote Scorecard. This scorecard helps determine the quality of your representative's positions and voting record on sustainability.
3. Don't like it? Register to vote. Ask for change at the ballot box.
In My Area
With My Business
Aside from getting certified by LAGBP, there are a lot of ways businesses can take their sustainable development and environmental participation to the next level.
Looking for a group volunteer activity? Here are a few ideas for volunteer opportunities that will help team-building, our community, and more.
Get creative! Ask your employees to start or maintain a new action at home each month like composting, turning off the lights, or turning off the AC. Make it a unique collective action challenge. You can even document it and share it on your social media outlets.
With My Dollar
1. Search for local initiatives and organizations that need funding.
2. Search for statewide initiatives and organizations that need funding.
3. Search for global initiatives and organizations that need funding.
OR use your dollar to encourage businesses to go green...
4. Check out our list of green cleaning products and consider buying environmentally friendly products for your home.
6. Use the EPA's lists of "greener" electronics, furniture, and more when considering bigger purchases.
7. Eat produce that is in season! It's easy if you use this chart.
8. Buying a car is a big investment. Make sure you are getting the most bang for your buck by checking the fuel efficiency and environmental standards of your potential vehicle here.
Crunched for Time or Money?
Log onto EarthJustice, EWG, Before the Flood, the Audubon Center, and/or the Sierra Club to sign the petitions and participate in the initiatives that speak to you. You can also sign up for email alerts for more actionable items.
Log onto the Earth Day Network’s Billion Acts of Green initiative, and take small, personal steps to attain more sustainable lifestyle.