Shredfest at Kinecta Federal Credit Union Saturday April 23rd
In honor of Earth Day, Kinecta Federal Credit Union is hosting a Shredfest on Saturday, April 23rd from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at their Manhattan Beach branch located at: 1440 Rosecrans Ave. Bring up to five boxes of confidential or unwanted papers and they will be shredded at no charge. Additionally, electronic waste (such as old computers, discs and phones) will be collected for offsite disposal. This event is open to the general public.
The City of Manhattan Beach is hosting an all-day Sustainability Summit and Eco-Fair on 10-10-10. This event is free and open to the public. Please see the attached flyer for the Summit Agenda and please note reservations are required for the Discussion Panel portion of the day.
Operation Light Exchange is an energy efficiency program that allows residential customers of Southern California Edison to exchange inefficient halogen and incandescent light fixtures for new, FREE Energy Star labeled lamps.
You will be amazed to learn about all the ways YOU can become greener at home, at work and at play. We encourage you to bring your friends and family to our Annual Environmental Expo on Thursday, July 8th from 3-7p.m. It will be right here on Main Street, next to the weekly Farmers Market.
Click below to view the Mayor Busch's annoucement on EXPO 2010
Edison SmartConnect, a new energy management system from Southern California Edison ( SCE) is replacing all its existing electric meters with new digital meters. These new meters will enable new incentive programs and online tools to help you save energy, money, and the environment.
What is a smart meter?
A smart meter is an advanced, digital electric meter designed to help you make smarter energy choices and manage your energy use to save money. Based on next-generation communications technology, smart meters transmit important and money-saving information to you from the utility, safely within a secure wireless network. Soon you will be able to monitor your electricity use and costs on the Web as easily as you check your family's mobile phone usage or your bank balance.
The California Cash 4 Appliances Program Beginning April 22, 2010 ,The California Energy Commission is administering $35.2 million in federal American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) funds for California Cash 4 Appliances Program.
The Energy Commission will provide rebates to California residential consumers who purchase eligible home appliances during the rebate period
CALCULATE YOUR CARBON FOOTPRINT An innovative and immersive way to learn about your carbon footprint, save energy expense, and engage with your friends and community. Register and explore your neighborhood within this rich and immersive 3-dimensional web portal. Then take action, helping communicate and engage everyone around you!
El Segundo becomes the first city in the United States to recycle golf balls, in its efforts to go green, the city will set up Dixon Golf recycling centers at The Lakes Golf Course and at City Hall. At those recycling centers, people can exchange used golf balls for credits toward the purchase of new Dixon Golf balls.
For more information. please contact Public Works at (310) 524-2359.
The City's Public Works Department is pleased to notify you that the streets in your neighborhood have been selected and scheduled for improvements. This work is scheduled to occur on December 18 and approximately last for four (4) weeks.
Areawide. Keep foam packing peanuts out of landfills by using the Plastic Loose Fill Council's Peanut Hotline, 800-828-2214.
The automated phone service provides a list of businesses in your area that reuse the foam packing peanuts, and you can search by ZIP code. The service also is available on the council's Web site, http://www.loosefillpackaging.com
THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY TRASH & RECYCLING SCHEDULE
City-provided trash service will not occur on Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2009.
If your regular collection day falls on this day, service will occur the next day, Friday, November 27, 2009.
For information, please call Public Works at 310-524-2359.
Free E-waste Home Collection for Senior Citizens of El Segundo
The City of El Segundo Public Works Department
are offering a
Free E-waste Home Collection
Exclusively for Senior Citizens of El Segundo
Limit two E-waste items per household
(Limited to TVs, monitors, stereos, computers, and other electronics).
Sunday, December 13, 2009-10 a.m. to 4p.m.
To make an appointment, call 1-800-468-5865 and mention
"EL SEGUNDO FREE SENIOR E-WASTE"
SoCal Water Smart Rebate Programs
Metropolitan Water District is offering two programs
SoCal Water Smart Rebate Program for El Segundo residents and Save A Buck Rebate (Reservation) Program (This program provided rebates to the Commercial, Industrial and Institutional customers)
Join the County and 2009 NBA Champion Luke Walton in the 2009 Brag about your Bag Campaign. Bring 5 plastic bags for recycling and pick up your FREE Brag about your Bag Resuable shopping tote.
Whole Foods Market, Plaza El Segundo Saturday, December 5th 10:00am to 2:00pm
Help Luke build the biggest plastic ball in the world and enter to win lunch with Luke, or win a trip for two to Miami, Florida for the taping of "Sabado Gigante".
For more information, contact the Public Works Department at (310) 524-2359.
Proper Syringe Disposal Beginning, September 1, 2008, home generated medical sharps can no longer be thrown in the trash ( State Law #118286).
Contact Public Works for your FREE sharps container, 310-524-2359. Limited supply. (
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Residents can always dispose of greenwaste at the Maintenance Facility year round. The drop-off stall is located at the north end of the parking lot at 150 Illinois Street. When available, free mulch is provided for El Segundo residents.
Fall Clean-Up Week : October 12-16, 2009 During Fall Clean-Up week ( Oct 12-16), all residences may dispose of large items. Residents of multi-family dwellings must contact Public Works at (310)524-2359 to find out what day large items will be collected in their area.
SoCal Environmental Excellence Development Awards Mark your calendar to join the South Bay Buisness Environmental Coalition and our local community as we ride the green wave to global sustainability together.
As part of West Basin's Water Reliability 2020 Program to decrease El Segundo's reliance in imported water, West Basin Municipal Water District is constructing a recycled water pipeline along Imperial Avenue. More...
The Southern California Gas Company is performing work in the City of El Segundo which is a result of the 2002 Federal Public Safety Improvement Act. This Federal Act requires all pipeline operators to inspect high pressure gas lines.
El Segundo Blvd. between Richmond Street and Main Street will be closed from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Monday through Friday beginning June 22 to end of July. During this time, you may experience traffic delays and/or occasional gas odors. The gas service to your home or business will not be interrupted.
The California Department of Water Resources and The Association of California Water Agencies have just launched a new "Save Our Water" program to conserve water during this 3rd year of drought. This comes on the heels of the Governor’s declaration of statewide emergency because of the severe water shortages.
A few of the tips for cutting water use include: taking shorter showers, turning off the water when brushing teeth, watering the lawn only when necessary and running only full loads in the dishwasher and clothes washer.
The South Bay Environmental Services Center (SBESC), a program of the South Bay Cities Council of Governments, has recently completed the Energy Efficiency Starter Kit Program for 2008. This program was made available through the Southern California Gas Company. More...
The City of El Segundo would like to remind you to please adjust your irrigation controller as rainy weather has arrived. In fact, in these cooler months, watering can be cut back by up to 60 percent! As we welcome the rain in our dry communities, we must still remember that drought is the bigger picture. We applaud your conservation efforts and ask that you continue to cut back on water use, particularly in the landscape.
CIPAC Member Needed: A vacancy for a business member to join the 5-member Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee is available. More...
Thanksgiving Tips Most people know that cooking with oil and grease is not particularly good for the human body. Did you know that improper disposal of the fats from our cooking is bad for the environment as well? More...
Labor Day Holiday Trash Schedule Monday, September 1, 2008 : No changes or delays during the Labor Day Holiday. Trash and recycling will be collected for single family homes on Monday, September 1, 2008.
Save the Beach, Buy a Plate For just $50 more than the standard registration fee, you can support the preservation and restoration of two of California's national treasures: the California coast and Lake Tahoe. Purchasing a Whale Tail or a Lake Tahoe environmental license plate for yourself or as a gift is great way to show your support for the environment while making a real difference in environmental causes in California.
The funds generated from ecoplate sales directly benefit environmental restoration, recreation, and coastal and marine education programs. The DMV distributes funds from the sale of ecoplates to the California Coastal Commission or the California Tahoe Conservancy and to the California State Environmental License Plate Fund. More...
Please note the day(s) and hours listed on the "No Parking" signs so that your vehicle(s) will not be towed away. (
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AT&T is currently upgrading its infrastructure for El Segundo residents These new services require the installation of additional above ground cabinets such that fiber-optic cable lines are closer to residential homes. For the proposed locations and mock photos of these new cabinets throughout the City, please click on the following map link: AT&T Map (
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Install an eight-inch diameter PVC recycled water pipeline in Douglas Street from El Segundo Boulevard to Mariposa Street . Construction resumes Friday, June 6th at 9:00 a.m. and is expected to continue through the weekend ending Monday, June 9th at 6:00 a.m. Construction work will be completed by Friday, June 6th but traffic control will be effect to allow concrete to cure completely. Normal traffic will resume on Monday, June 9th at 6:00 a.m. (
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Water brooms are available from the City and they are free!
There is an easy way to cut down your water use. This new water saving technology uses a combination of air and water pressure to clean and remove dust, dirt, food, spills, leaves, litter, sawdust and bird droppings from concrete asphalt or any other hard surface. More...
AGENDA CITY OF EL SEGUNDO CAPITAL IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM ADVISORY COMMITTEE (CIPAC) WEST CONFERENCE ROOM CITY HALL – 350 Main Street (Across the hallway from the City Manager’s Office) (
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This guide to reducing unwanted intrusive advertising provides clear, and simple techniques to reduce the quantity of unwanted advertising received. It offers an effective activity on one of the ways to prevent waste at home.
The work for modifications of the left-turn pocket on the I-105 Freeway at Atwood Way and the widening of Atwood Way and future entrance to Campus El Segundo will start on Monday October 29, 2007 and it is anticipated to be completed in 3 weeks. (
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TELL US WHAT YOU THINK The City of El Segundo is considering leasing a portion of The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power right-of-way to open it to pedestrian use. Improvements will be required to mitigate hazards and to provide gate access at adjacent streets. Every effort will be made to minimize the impact of the proposed use on the existing plant and animal habitat. More...
Rethink Recycling. The City of El Segundo is making new changes to the recycling program. Beginning in January 2007, residents with City-provided trash service can use their own trash containers as recycling bins. More...
CIPAC Meeting The Capital Improvement Program Advisory Committee will meet Wednesday, April 26, 2006 at 7:00p.m. in the West Conference Room in City Hall to discuss certain capital projects for FY 2006-2007.