Outreach Materials and Resource

Reaching Our Goals Together

Make your own Earth Commitment by using the following resources to reduce your environmental impact.

Athens posters
for Landfill, Recycling and Food & Compostables

NOTE: ALL ATHENS POSTERS ARE 11×17

Download our reference list of what is considered recyclable, trash, compostable, and/or hazardous waste.

GREEN:
FOOD & COMPOSTABLES

View, Download & Print

11x17

BLACK:
LANDFILL ONLY

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11x17

GREY:
RECYCLING MATERIALS

View, Download & Print

11x17

BLUE:
RECYCLABLES ONLY

View, Download & Print

11x17

Measure Your Footprint

Reduce Your Environmental Impact

Climate and Waste Calculators


It’s important for all of us to take action to reduce our environmental impact. From purchases to traveling, all of our behavior has a significant effect on our communities and the planet.

Calculating your ecological footprint will help you track and better understand how positive daily actions at home and in the workplace can reduce carbon usage. To assist you with this process, we recommend the following calculators for both individuals and businesses. These sites include helpful tips and tools you can utilize to create a gentler footprint:

EPA - Color Logo - Athens Services - Your Earth Commitments Resources - Community Services

Small Business Calculator – Company-Wide GHG Inventory for a Small Business.

Cool California - Color Logo - Your Earth Commitment Resources - Athens Services - Community Services

Site includes climate calculators for households/individuals, small businesses, schools,
local government.

EPA - Color Logo - Athens Services - Your Earth Commitments Resources - Community Services

Calculate emission savings from using recycled
content materials.

EPA - Color Logo - Athens Services - Your Earth Commitments Resources - Community Services

Tracks GHG emission reductions and energy savings from different waste-management practices.

Additional Online Resources


Cal Recycle - Color Logo - Your Earth Commitment Resources - Athens Services - Community Services

California’s leading authority on recycling, waste reduction, and product reuse

Cool California - Color Logo - Your Earth Commitment Resources - Athens Services - Community Services

Provides resources, tools, and case studies to help Californians reduce their environmental impact

Earth911® - Earth 911 - Color Logo - Your Earth Commitment Resources - Athens Services - Community Services

Largest recycling directory in the U.S. helping consumers find local recycling information and lifestyle tips and ideas

County of Los Angeles - Public Works - Color Logo - Athens Services - Your Earth Commitments Resources - Community Services

Recycler locator and
waste reduction tips

Environment LA Sanitation - City of Los Angeles - Color Logo - Athens Services - Your Earth Commitments Resources - Community Services

Zero Waste Plan for
Los Angeles

We also recommend checking with your local city and DWP websites, libraries, or organizations for additional information on environmental resources, events, incentives, community gardens, and other opportunities to get involved.

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