Baskin Robbins (3)*
Century Car Wash
Century 21 Union Realty
Chapin Restaurant and Bakery
Charly's Restaurant (2)*
Corner Joint
Courtyard (2)*
Crawfish Corner
Fitness Strong
Flip It Cafe
Real Estate Managment Services Inc.
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 South Bay Green Business Assist Program Newsletter  | March 2018


In January, we let you know about our name change...and this month, our name and program has been refined to better help you in providing timely information on programs.  The new name is the South Bay Green Business Assist Program.  A new flyer has been developed and is included here. We hope that you will contact us so that we may assist you with ideas to make your business operate more efficiently and environmentally friendly. Please feel free to let other businesses know about this program by directing them to our website or calling 310-371-7222.

Some Common Green Business Practices
(from the California Green Business Network)

  • Reduce water use by using low-flow toilets and urinals and installing auto-off faucets
  • Conserve energy by upgrading lighting and equipment
  • Commute sustainably by promoting and incentivizing alternative transportation for employees 
  • Prevent pollution by eliminating and/or properly disposing of harmful chemicals
  • Use safer, environmentally preferable non-toxic cleaning chemicals
  • Avoid waste by eliminating unnecessary packaging, printing, and purchasing
  • Divert waste from the landfill by reusing, recycling, and composting
  • Hire local vendors to reduce vehicle use
Summer Discount Plan Gives Your Energy Bill a Break
Summer will be here before you know it, and did you know that the SCE Summer Discount Plan gives your energy bill a break?  By cycling you're A/C when temperatures rise, your business could earn up to $225 in bill credits per unit.  For more information, follow this link

Upcoming Community Events 

The South Bay Environmental Services Center (SBESC) will be an exhibitor at the following Earth Day celebrations:  April 18th in Rolling Hills Estates, April 21st in Carson, Hawthorne, and Inglewood.  SBESC will also have an exhibit table at the Whale of a Day Celebration in Rancho Palos Verdes on April 14th.

West Basin Municipal Water District
Rain Barrel Distribution

Saturday, April 7, 2018
8:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Manhattan Beach

By collecting and using rainwater in
your garden you can be more water
efficient. Rain barrels also help reduce the amount of water that
flows into storm drains and waterways.


Moving Toward Zero Waste: Minimizing Your Impact on the Environment

Thursday, April 19, 2018
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. 
Manhattan Beach

Zero waste is a philosophy that redesigns our systems and resource use - from product design to disposal - to prevent wasteful and polluting practices.   

Mark your calendars for the following upcoming SCE events, hosted by the SBCCOG in Torrance:
  • Friday, June 22, 2018 - CALGreen Title 24 Part 11
  • Friday, July 13, 2018 - Variable Refrigerant Flow and Ductless Systems: Design and Application

The SoCalGas Energy Resource Center (ERC) offers seminars, demonstrations and consulting services to help your business find cost-effective and energy-efficient solutions. for more information, visit this link.


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Phone: 310-371-7222