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Let SFV Climate Reality help you be the change you want to see in the world!

Check out the Bee the Change section each month for simple action items you can take to help solve the climate crisis. 

Every step, big and small, gets us closer to a healthier planet.

Check in at the next chapter meeting and let us know how it went!

Looking for a previous month's actions? Check out our Bee The Change archive for each past month's BTC list:

September 2021: Decarbonize Your Home

August 2021: Support Wildlife and Biodiversity


July 2021: Get to Know Your Legislators

June 2021: Live Well and Spark A Climate Revolution

May 2021: Help the Bees

October Actions

This month we're doing a check-in on our recycling habits! Here are three actions you can take this month to make sure you're following best practices for recycling and keeping things out of the waste stream:


1. Know Your City's Recycling 

When was the last time you reviewed LA's recycling guidelines? Are you sure you know which bin to put things in? Take a quick look at this helpful guide to recycling in LA to refresh your recycling knowledge:

2. Blue Bin Tips: 

  • Bag your Bags! Put all plastic bags into one plastic bag. 

  • Put shredded paper into a paper bag marked "Shredded Paper"

  • Rinse your plastic and glass jars/bottles. They don't need to be spotless, just clean of most debris.

  • Other types of glass should be put in the Black Bin. 

3. S.A.F.E. Centers: 

Electronics, paint, chemicals, motor oil, batteries, and fluorescent bulbs should NOT be put in the Black Bin or curbside. CLICK HERE for a list of S.A.F.E. centers in the City of L.A. where you can dispose/recycle these items.

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