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Beat The Drought: How To Use Water From Your Washer For Your Lawn

Reusing waste water is one way the agency hopes people will help comply with California’s new and strict drought policies.


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What Happens When We Don’t Go Green

From numbers standpoint, the harm done to the planet is quite surprising.


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Top 5 Earth Day Resolutions

Who says resolutions are solely for New Year’s Eve? This Earth Day, why not try a few new resolutions that can keep planet earth a little happier and healthier.



Recycle Thanksgiving Turkey Oil At Local S.A.F.E. Centers

The City Of Los Angeles Department of Public Works Bureau of Sanitation is encouraging those making Thanksgiving turkeys to recycle the cooking oil.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/27/2013

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Turn Recyclables Into Furniture With Tips From HGTV, Food Network Designer Taniya Nayak

HGTV and Food Network designer Taniya Nayak stopped by KCAL9 Tuesday to show viewers how to recycle various plastics around the house and turn them into gorgeous pieces of home furniture.

CBS Los Angeles–08/06/2013

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Van Nuys Man, 53, Run Over And Killed By His Own Pickup Truck

Authorities say a 53-year-old Van Nuys man was run over and killed by his own pickup truck.


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Get Cash For Your Old Cell Phone, Electronic Devices

Trading in your old cell phone for the latest technology can be expensive, but now there’s an eco-friendly way to get cash for your electronics.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/02/2012

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L.A. Live Hosts Electronic Recycling Day

As part of America Recycles Day, a nationally recognized day for raising awareness on recycling and buying recycled materials, L.A. LIVE is hosting a free public recycling collection.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/15/2011

Dorian Crutcher is only 16 but a CEO of his own company. (credit: CBS)

16-Year-Old CEO Is Cleaning Up In The Recycling Business

Dorian Crutcher has a business license and a business plan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/07/2011

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Los Angeles County’s Plastic Bag Ban Takes Effect Friday

Los Angeles County’s ban on plastic bags, which is expected to be enforced in unincorporated areas, takes effect Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–07/01/2011