Living it Green™ is about living life abundantly green. From the homes we live in, the transportation we choose, to the places where we work, shop, and visit.
Founded in 2006, Living It Green™ is an educational and green products initiative, including a series of free to the public regional and international educational events, discussions and forums.
Living It Green™ Expos are free, family-friendly events held at community locations across the U.S. and Canada. The Living It Green Expos feature children’s activities, entertainment and educational attractions, and typically over 75 local, regional and national exhibitors and presenters displaying and offering green, outdoor living, and sustainable and energy efficient products and services.
Always remember, you can Live Abundantly Green™.
As many as 100,000 Californians are eligible to receive payments for the damages they suffered from a series of devastating wildfires over the last several years.
via 70K California Wildfire Victims May Miss Out on Payments Ahead of Monday Deadline to File Claims Against PG&E — KTLA
When Christopher Columbus arrived in the Caribbean in 1492, he brought Spanish visions of gold and glory, as well as new animals and pathogens. Pigs and rats ravaged the island ecosystems while measles, flu and smallpox burned through the native populations, killing millions of people…
via When Mosquitoes Brought Yellow Fever to the Caribbean, They Also Spread Slavery — TIME
The National Youth Tobacco Survey (NYTS) is perhaps the most conventional way to learn which tobacco products young people are using. But researchers working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found a more creative method: going through high schoolers’ trash…
via Researchers Went Through High Schoolers’ Trash to Find Out Which Tobacco Products They’re Using. Here’s What They Found — TIME
Scientists have discovered that humans have an innate or “salamander-like” ability to regenerate cartilage, which could lead to treatments for diseases such as osteoarthritis — and possibly provide a starting point for human limb regeneration. Read More
via Science discovers we have an ‘inner salamander’ and can regrow cartilage in our joints — National Post
Strong Santa Ana winds are expected to blow into Southern California Thursday, Oct. 9, increasing risks of wildfires and leading to warnings of power shut offs to more than 170,000 households in the area. The wind system could bring gusts of 70 mph to areas in LA County…
via Santa Ana winds blowing into Southern California, concerns about wildfires increase — Orange County Register
Dick’s Sporting Goods has destroyed $5 million of the chain’s gun inventory, its CEO said. After finding out that Dick’s had sold the Parkland shooter a shotgun, CEO Edward Stack decided last year the company would no longer sell firearms to anyone under 21…
via Dick’s Sporting Goods Destroyed $5 Million Worth of Gun Inventory, CEO Says — KTLA
Los Angeles begins phase two of its ban on plastic straws, which includes smaller restaurants. Wendy Burch reports for the KTLA 5 Morning News on Sept. 30, 2019.
via Phase 2 off L.A.’s Plastic Straw Ban Begins Tuesday — KTLA