Category Archives: Green and Greener

Posts associated with RPNA’s Green and Greener column


Long Beach Office of Sustainability is supporting the growth of Long Beach’s urban forest through their tree planting programs. Long Beach residents can have a tree planted in their parkway and/or a fruit tree planted in their front yard for FREE. More information HERE.

We also want to thank all of our motivated CA Clean Air Day volunteers who participated last weekend to clean up the Dawson and 7th Street lot, trash was collected from tree wells , volunteers mulched and pruned our ever important trees along 7th Street!

Thanks to those who bought local and supported our partner Long Beach Farms on Sunday for the produce box pick up!

We are grateful to partner with the City of Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau and Development Services to host a Clean Air 4 Me virtual zoom on CA Clean Air Day Wednesday, October 7th.

This Saturday, October 10th from 11am to 12pm, AOC7 Neighborhood Group will host a composting at home and bike safety workshop. Follow AOC7 on Facebook or Instagram @aocseven for the zoom link.

Let’s continue to work together to clean the air in Rose Park Neighborhood and our surrounding communities. #Action4NeighborhoodChange #CleanAirDayCA #TreeYourself #RecycleRightLB #CleanAir4Me #TreeCare4CleanAir #BuyLocalRoseParkLB


Clean Air 4 Me virtual workshop will be held on CA Clean Air Day on Wednesday, October 7th at 12pm. Long Beach Environmental Services Bureau (Recycling and Hazardous Waste) will update participants about the City’s new residential recycling program and how to prepare your trash and recyclables correctly. Attendees will learn about FREE household hazardous and e-waste drop-off events and discover the myths & facts of composting. Long Beach Development Services will provide an update on the Climate Action & Adaptation Plan (CAAP) and simple actions residents can take to clean the air. RSVP to Those who register for the virtual workshop will be entered into a raffle to win a FREE produce box from Long Beach Farms. We hope you will join us and take the California Clean Air Pledge here! #CleanAirDay #Volunteer4CleanAir #BuyLocalRoseParkLB #CleanAir4Me #RecycleRightLB #Action4NeighborhoodChange