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PAINT

Non/Low VOC (volatile organic compounds) paints:

Frazee Paints (sells Envirokote brand)
2925 N. Bellflower Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90815
(562) 627-1810

Sherwin-Williams (Harmony line):
www.sherwin-williams.com

Additional brands:
-AFM Safecoat: www.afmsafecoat.com
-BioShield: www.bioshieldpaint.com
-Freshaire Choice (available at Home Depot) www.freshairechoice.com
-Green Planet Paints: www.greenplanetpaints.com
Available at: The Road Less Traveled, 2202 1/2 N. Main St., Santa Ana, CA 92706
Phone: (714) 836-8727, www.roadlesstraveledstore.com
-Mythic Paint: www.mythicpaint.com
-YOLO Colorhouse: www.yolocolorhouse.com

PAINTERS

Need names of L.B. painters who use non/low VOC paints.
Email info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

PARKS (neighboring communities)

Carson:
www.ci.carson.ca.us

Compton:
www.comptoncity.org

Cypress:
www.ci.cypress.ca.us

Lakewood:
www.lakewoodcity.org

Long Beach:
www.ci.long-beach.ca.us

Los Alamitos:
www.ci.los-alamitos.ca.us

Los Angeles parks:
www.laparks.org

Orange County:
www.ocparks.com

Paramount:
www.paramountcity.com

Seal Beach:
www.ci.seal-beach.ca.us

Wilmington:
www.laparks.org (East Wilmington Greenbelt Park)
www.laparks.org (East Wilmington Vest Pocket Park)

PERMACULTURE

Learn about permaculture:
www.permaculture.org

PEST CONTROL

Bug Central
Company uses orange oil, "No move-out"
La Mirada
(562) 943-5815
www.bug-central.com
www.orangeoiltermitecontrol.com

Ecola Termite
www.ecolatermite.com

If there are local companies that offer similar services to the ones listed above, please email info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

PET GROOMING

See "C" for CAT GROOMING and "D" for DOG GROOMING

Need names of groomers who use natural, non-chemical products in their business. Send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

PETITIONS

Care2 Petition site:
www.thepetitionsite.com

PET PRODUCTS/HOLISTIC/NATURAL

Does your business sell holistic, organic and natural products for pets? Send info to:
lbgreenguide@gmail.com

PHARMACIES

Holistic with complementary/compounding services. Please send info to:
lbgreenguide@gmail.com

PHOTOGRAPHY

Russ Roca - "The Eco-Friendly Bicycling Photographer"
Professional Photographer
(562) 331-1705
russroca@gmail.com
www.russroca.com/
www.russroca.blogspot.com/
Specializing in portrait, documentary and event photography, Russ Roca, Long Beach's Eco-Friendly Bicycling Photographer is able to meet the photography needs for your family or business. Russ Roca's work has been published in The District Weekly, OC Weekly, Coast Magazine and Grunion Gazette. As an eco-friendly business, Russ rides his bicycle to all his photo shoots, as well as contributes to non-profits that promote bicycling.

PLANTS

California natives/Drought tolerant:

California Native Plant Society
www.cnps.org

Long Beach Water Department
"Landscape for the California-friendly home"
www.lbwater.org

Metropolitan Water District
Be Water Wise website, native plants page:
www.bewaterwise.com

Theodore Payne Foundation for Wildflowers and Native Plants (Sun Valley, CA)
www.theodorepayne.org

Check these stores for drought-tolerant plants:
· Armstrong Garden Center
· Home Depot
· Lowe's

PLANT SHOPS

Growing Roots, "Interior Plant Pros"
3940 E. 4th St.Long Beach
Long Beach, CA 90814
Shop: (562) 439-8896
Service: (562) 773-7027
Hours: Wed-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
www.growingroots.com

PLANTS/INVASIVE SPECIES

California Invasive Plant Council
www.cal-ipc.org

Plant Right:
www.plantright.org

PLANTS/NATIVES/CONSULTANTS

Mike Letteriello
Native Plant/Xeriscape Consultant, Long Beach
letteriello@charter.net
562-439-6002 (home)
562-481-5216 (cell)
Mike is a highly experienced native-plant gardener and consultant with
close to 20 years experience. He has worked with Long Beach Schools to create
natural habitats that stimulate environmental learning. He also works
with residential customers, especially those do-it-yourselfers who
yearn to yank their water-guzzling landscaping and install a
water-thrifty native home landscape. Contact Mike for fees and
services.

PLANTSCAPING/INTERIOR

Growing Roots, "Interior Plant Pros"
3940 E. 4th St.Long Beach
Long Beach, CA 90814
Shop: (562) 439-8896
Service: (562) 773-7027
Hours: Wed-Sat 10 a.m.-6 p.m.
www.growingroots.com

PLUMBING


The Green Plumber
Timothy Collier, owner
Office: (562) 438-6970
Long Beach
www.CallTheGreenPlumber.Com

POOLS

Non-salt, non-chemical options:
www.ecosmarteusa.com

Natural Salt Pools (not local, info only)
www.naturalsaltpools.com

Any pool service companies in Long Beach who specialize in salt pools? Send info to: lbgreenguide@gmail.com

POTHOLE REPAIR

City of Long Beach/Pothole repair page:
www.longbeach.gov

PRINTERS

Allegra Print & Imaging
1419 Santa Fe Ave.
Long Beach, CA 90813
(562) 432-2931 or (800) 701-7727
mail@allegrabeachcities.com
www.allegrabeachcities.com
Allegra Print & Imaging continues to seek out more
environmentally-friendly products, suppliers, and practices. We offer
a variety of FSC-Certified papers, recycled papers, and "green" inks.
In addition, all of the products used in our processes are low V.O.C.
content or water soluble.

In Orange County:

Natural Source Printing Inc.
Mary Loyer, President
146 S. Main Street, Suite 280
Orange, CA 92868
866-551-4NSP x 313
www.naturalsourceprinting.com
Natural Source Printing specializes in printing, packaging, and marketing materials. They lead their clients by consulting on all projects to help them find the best materials, and the best way of printing a project especially with alternative, eco-friendly materials.

Visit other U.S. green printers below:

Greg Barber's company (New Jersey)
www.gregbarberco.com

Living Tree Paper Co. (Oregon)
www.livingtreepaper.com

Vision Paper (New Mexico)
www.visionpaper.com

Read more about non-wood fibers:
www.livingtreepaper.com
www.visionpaper.com

PRODUCE (also see "F" for Farmers' Markets)

beachgreens, "farm to door delivery"
www.beachgreens.com
beachgreens is a mission-driven company based in Long Beach, California that delivers organic and sustainably grown produce direct from local Southern California farmers to your house, apartment, or workplace in the Greater Long Beach area.

ParadiseO.com
Nutritious, delicious, 100% natural organic produce delivered right to your door!
www.paradiseo.com

SoCal Harvest
SoCal Harvest is a program of Food Finders and new volunteer organization in Long Beach. It has been established to allow home gardeners to share extra produce with needy local families. Home gardeners make their excess produce available, volunteers help with the harvest, and food pantries handle distribution.
www.socalharvest.org

Related links:
PickYourOwn.org, Southern California page:
www.pickyourown.org

PROMOTIONAL PRODUCTS/GREEN

Rethreads, Green Promotional Products

Donald Preston, Owner

P.O. Box 12079

Long Beach 90803

(562) 987-3211

info@rethreads.com

www.rethreads.com

Rethreads is a branded promotional products distributor providing businesses with printed t-shirts, embroidered goods, trade show give-a-ways, and other collateral items. We are proud to now offer promotional options that are aligned with environmentally conscious values. Items within our Green Promo Line are made with recycled content, organic textiles, sustainable fibers, or natural ingredients. We are seeking to work with other ‘green’ minded groups and hope that we may be of service to you. Visit our website, www.rethreads.com, to see our Green Promo Line and many other opportunities to promote and build.--Donald Preston

The Undershirt, Inc.
Shari Blackwell, owner
3299 E. Hill Street # 303
Signal Hill, CA 90755
(562) 986-9339
(562) 986-4659 fax
Sells a line of green clothing (T-shirts/polo shirts), made of organic cotton, recycled fiber blends and bamboo.
www.theundershirt.com

PUBLIC EDUCATION/OUTREACH/RELATIONS

S. Groner Associates, Inc. (SGA)
Tiffany Jonick
4510 E. Pacific Coast Highway, Ste. 300
Long Beach, CA 90804
562-597-0205
tjonick@sga-inc.net
www.sga-inc.net
SGA has been growing ideas since 1998, addressing public and private
sector communications needs through community relations and strategic
social marketing. SGA takes seedling concepts and nurtures them with a
blend of strategic marketing, an understanding of community issues and
technical knowledge. SGA works with local governments and private
companies to promote environmentally responsible behaviors with the
public.

Sarah Mills Consulting
Sarah Mills
Phone: 714.227.0181
Email: sarahmills@gmail.com
www.sarahmillsconsulting.com
Sarah Mills Consulting provides project management and strategic planning for local governments, educational institutions, non-profit organizations, and businesses to plan and implement environmental initiatives. Specializing in: community partnerships - stakeholder education & training - sustainability planning & program development - environmental leadership/green team development - pilot projects - youth engagement/curriculum development.

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