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Zero Waste Partners

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Aera Energy LLC
10000 Ming Ave
Bakersfield, CA

FedEx Ground
3105 Gateway 
Bakersfield, CA

IKEA Distribution
4101 Industrial Parkway
Lebec, CA

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Granite Construction
3005 James Road
Bakersfield, CA

Price Disposal 
8665 South Union
Bakersfield, CA 

4600 Resnick Drive
Bakersfield, CA

Give us a call to find out how you can become one of our No Idling Partners.


News from the Valley
Community Garden
There's nothing quite as satisfying as growing your own fresh herbs, fruits and vegetables . Especially if you spend most of your day indoors behind a desk, a change outdoors can be relaxing and rewarding. There may be some obstacles with starting a garden, at first it can seem like lots of work  or you may lack space but that can all be resolved with joining your local community garden. Because nothing beats fresh produce that is created from the fruits of your labor. 
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Green Scene Tip of the Month
Plant Care: Tips to Survive a Heat Wave

1. Promote high humidity. Spray tropical plants throughout day.
2. Place in cool areas. Move your plants around so they stay cool during the heat wave. Bring certain plants indoor that might become weak with heat. 

3.Water well, and water deeply. Your plants get thirsty during a heat wave too!
4. Don't fertilize during heat wave. During summer your plants are on survival mode, they're  not looking for extra nutrients and aren't prepared to make use of them. 

5. Learn to recognize stress. 
Common signs of stress to keep in mind for summer plant care usually have to do with too much heat and too little water.
- Tropical plants, especially those with tender leaves, usually wilt with exposure to too much heat.
- Foliage that was once bright green may look pale when stressed.
- Sunburn manifests in a variety of ways, but often looks like a rough brown or yellow patch on leaves/stems.
- Flowers (and leaves) often drop off or yellow when a plant is stressed  
Featured Green Business


Crespo Roofing Inc is dedicated to serving their clients with a comprehensive array of services, serving both the commercial, residential markets. From repairs, replacement or restoration systems; Crespo Roofing Inc prides itself in being a full service-Roofing Contractor. Over the past 23 years, residential services have been an integral part of what we do. Crespo Roofing's goal is to provide high quality roofing systems and professional workmanship. 
No Roof Left Behind nominations begin October 1st, visit their website to learn more of this event.

Whether your business is just starting out or has been passed down from the previous generation, it's always a good time to get Green Certified.
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