99 Per Cent Of Sweden’s Garbage Is Now Recycled (VIDEO)

There’s a “recycling revolution” happening in Sweden – one that has pushed the country closer to zero waste than ever before. In fact, less than one per cent of Sweden’s household garbage ends up in landfills today. The Scandinavian country has become so good at managing waste, they have to

Sunshine Canyon Landfill – Shut-Down Testing Notice

SCAQMD NOTICE OF SUNSHINE CANYON LANDFILL GAS COLLECTION SYSTEM TESTING As the following notice indicates, if you experience odor issues during this period, you should report them. It is important that you do not assume that all odor issues between June 23 and July 3, 2014 are caused by this testing. Indeed, 500+ trucks arrive

CERT Class Jointly Sponsored By Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund (administered by the North Valley Coalition), and the Granada Hills North Neighborhood Council (GHNNC)

We encourage you to attend, and when you graduate you will receive a free well stocked CERT backpack kit, which as far as we are aware, is not given by any other classes in LA. The knowledge that you will gain is applicable in many kinds of emergency situations, not just earthquakes. If we can


I'm the field organizer for the West Valley for Nextdoor, the neighborhood watch social media site for neighborhoods. I was up at the tip of the Louise Nugent neighborhood yesterday (05/02/14) in Granada Hills, talking to people about the drought and winds and letting them know about Nextdoor. The LA Fire Department can post into

Bee Canyon Children’s Playground Undergoing Renovation

The children’s playground in Bee Canyon Park will be closed and remain fenced off from March 10 until April 10, 2014 while undergoing extensive renovation and improvements courtesy of the Patriot Oil Community Benefit Trust Fund administered by the North Valley Coalition. Among the improvements will be the removal of outdated play equipment (rocking bulldozer

Significant Topographic Changes at Sunshine Canyon Landfill

http://topochange.cr.usgs.gov/landfills.php Topographic change due to landfill operations has been observed based on some of the features delineated by the elevation differencing and thresholding process. The resulting altered landforms from landfills differ from other anthropogenic activities in that much of the deposited material is not rock and soil that had been previously excavated but man-made material

North Valley Coalition Awards Environmental Citizen Of The Year Award To Bill Hopkins

North Valley Coalition of Concerned Citizens has been committed to protecting the health of families and the environment in the Los Angeles area for over 20 years The North Valley Coalition of Concerned Citizens (NVC) has selected Bill Hopkins of Granada Hills as the recipient of their Environmental Citizen of the Year award for 2013, recognizing his