Learn more with these links and information on our" It's Our L.A. Keep It Clean" partners.

Algalita Marine Research Foundation

Algalita Marine Research Foundation (AMRF) is a Long Beach, California based non-profit environmental organization. AMRF is dedicated to the preservation of the marine environment. With the help of its chartered research vessel, The Oceanographic Research Vessel (ORV) Alguita, AMRF is actively engaged in innovative research, education and restoration of the marine environment.


Alianza de Los Pueblos del Rio

The Alianza de Los Pueblos del Rio, was formed in 2005 and is a coalition of various groups that include, The City project, Anahuak Youth Soccer Association, Mujeres De La Tierra, Re- Mapping L.A. , and The William C. Velasquez Institute


Ballona Creek Renaissance

Ballona Creek Renaissance (BCR) is a non-profit tax-exempt organization based in Culver City. Our purpose is to improve Ballona Creek and the community's use of it in several ways: water quality, ecosystems, recreation, arts and attractive amenities.


California Coastal Coalition

The California Coastal Coalition (Cal Coast) was formed in July 1998 by coastal communities to advocate for coastal study and project funding at the state and federal levels. It is a non- profit advocacy group made up of 35 cities in 5 counties of California. The Coalition has united with business associations and other environmental groups that are dedicated to restore and maintain the California coastline. Their duties include sand replenishment, increasing the flow of natural sediment, wetlands recovery and improved water quality.


Coalition on the Environment and Jewish life of Southern California

The Coalition on the Environment and Jewish Life of Southern California (COEJLSC) works to educate and activate our community in order to address and respond to the pressing and complex environmental problems we are faced with today.

Their goals are to develop and implement sound environmental practices within our community and its institutions, to instill environmental stewardship in present and future generations, and to further support these practices by actively participating in the formulation of public policy.


Cooperative Purchasers

Cooperative Purchasers has been a leading distributor of ingredients since 1961. They distribute a wide range of food ingredients and food chemicals manufactured by only the finest companies in the industry. Today, Cooperative Purchasers has grown to become a large multi-regional distributor with warehouses located in the West, Midwest, Southwest and Southeast United States.



Their mission is to reduce the amount of plastic and paper shopping bags that saturate our landfills, pollute our oceans and litter our highways through the sale and promotion of reusable, recyclable and functional bags that satisfy the needs of both retailers and consumers.

Earthwise Bag Company offers a variety of reusable bags to choose from. Their line of grocery bags and wine totes can be found in grocery stores and retail outlets across the country. Earthwise bags are a combination of functionality and aesthetics, giving consumers a great reusable bag at a very affordable price.


Friends of the Ballona Wetlands

To preserve, protect, and restore the Ballona Wetlands. The organization's activities fall primarily into three categories: Community environmental monitoring, environmental education and stewardship and wetland restoration/ natural habitat enhancement.


Friends of the Los Angeles River

(FOLAR) Friends of the Los Angeles River is a non-profit organization founded in 1986, whose mission is to protect and restore the natural and historic heritage of the Los Angeles River and its riparian habitat through inclusive planning, education and wise stewardship.


Get Hip Get Green

Get Hip Get Green brings reusable bags to a forefront of both environmentalism and education. With two styles of bags that encourage users to get- hip- get- green and love-this-planet, Get Hip Get Green will be selling bags to help alleviate the amount of other bags that are regularly discarded and not recycled. Each sale will also mean a donation to the children’s environmental group, The Green Ambassadors.


Green Ambassadors

Green Ambassadors is an environmental education program that empowers youth to be agents of change in their communities and world. Through service learning, community partnerships, and cross-cultural and global exchange, the program fosters personal growth and leadership skills to help youth tackle the most critical environmental issues facing our planet.


International Bird Rescue Research Center

The International Bird Rescue Research Center (IBRRC) has been helping birds around the world since 1971. Its mission is to mitigate human impact on aquatic birds and other wildlife. This is achieved through rehabilitation, emergency response, education, research, planning and training.


Los Angeles Audubon Society

The mission of Los Angeles Audubon is to promote the enjoyment and protection of birds and other wildlife through recreation, education, conservation and restoration.


Los Angeles Conservation Corps

The primary mission of the Los Angeles Conservation Corps is to offer at-risk young adults and school-aged youth with opportunities to succeed by providing them with job training, education, and work skills training with an emphasis on environmental and service projects that benefit the community.


Progressive Bag Alliance

The Progressive Bag Alliance is dedicated to ensuring that plastic bags are recycled, reused and disposed of properly. Founded in 2005, the PBA focuses on a variety of topics to find solutions to community issues related to plastic bag use. Some areas of focus are: City proposals that could impact consumer’s use of plastic bags, increasing recycling opportunities, keeping litter off streets and increasing bag reuse.


Sierra Club (Los Angeles Chapter)

The Sierra Club is America's oldest, largest and most influential grassroots environmental organization. They explore, enjoy and protect the wild places of the earth by practicing and promoting of the responsible use of the earth's ecosystems and resources. The Sierra Club educates and enlists humanity to protect and restore the quality of the natural and human environment.


Santa Monica Baykeeper

Founded in 1993, the Santa Monica Baykeeper's mission is to protect and restore the Santa Monica Bay, San Pedro Bay and adjacent waters through enforcement, fieldwork, and community action. They also conduct public outreach and education programs in order to teach local citizens and schoolchildren the value of our local coastal resources, and what each of us can do to protect them.


Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project

The Southern California Wetlands Recovery Project is a broad-based partnership, chaired by the Resources Agency and supported by the State Coastal Conservancy that has public agencies, non-profits, scientists, and local communities working cooperatively to acquire and restore rivers, streams, and wetlands in coastal southern California.


California Grocers Association

The California Grocers Association is a non-profit, statewide trade association representing the food industry since 1898. CGA represents approximately 500 retail members operating over 6,000 food stores in California and Nevada, and approximately 300 grocery supplier companies. Retail membership includes chain and independent supermarkets, convenience stores and mass merchandisers.


Unified Western Grocers

Unified Western Grocers, Inc., was created in September 1999 as the result of a merger of Certified Grocers of California, Ltd., Los Angeles, and United Grocers, Inc. Portland, Oregon. They are the largest retailer-owned grocery wholesaler in the Western United States, and the 11th largest grocery wholesaler in the nation. It is a retailer-owned wholesale grocery cooperative that supplies independent retailers throughout the Western United States.


Urban Semillas

Urban Semillas is a social conscientious, reconnaissance and outreach, community-based, watershed-driven organization. Their overarching goal is; to educate underserved and monolingual (Spanish-speaking) communities about Watershed Awareness & Social/Environmental Justice issues; and provide these with community-building skills, thus empowering them to participate in local and citywide planning as well as playing an active role in city, state and nationwide policies.


William C. Velasquez Institute

The William C. Velásquez Institute (WCVI) is a tax-exempt, non-profit, non-partisan public policy analysis organization chartered in 1985. The purpose of WCVI is to: conduct research aimed at improving the level of political and economic participation in Latino and other underrepresented communities; To provide information to Latino leaders relevant to the needs of their constituents; To inform the Latino leadership and public about political opinions and behavior of Latinos.

1 Bag at a Time

Lisa Foster started 1 Bag at a Time in 2005, after she discovered reusable grocery bags on a trip to Australia. 1 Bag at a Time is committed to supplying the highest quality reusable bags available and to promoting awareness about the full impact of disposable bags. They believe in the power of consumer and corporate responsibility as a positive force in the world