The DLANC Sustainability Committee meets on the First Tuesday of every month at the Central Public Library.
Our committee chairs host office hours and neighborhood stakeholders gather for project workshops
to help advance several community-driven initiatives - for Downtown Los Angeles.

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2009 Projects & Objectives

For more information on committee structure and project teams, click here.

Livability - Urban Beautification and Living Solutions

We will work to facilitate a vibrant downtown Los Angeles with clean streets, natural shade, accessible public amenities, and green space. We will work with the community to create opportunities for rooftop gardens and citywide composting to enhance the benefits of living in a dense urban environment.
Project 1: Rooftop Edible & Composting Containers
Project 2: Tree Planting

Affordability - Equity Now and For the Future

We will identify affordable solutions for the workplace, home and shared public space so all members of the community may benefit from more environmentally-friendly options. We will highlight existing cost-saving rebate and assistance programs, increase awareness and encourage participation through outreach. We will identify programs that could incorporate assistance provisions so we can advocate for greater inclusion of our community.
Project 3: Increase Participation in Cost-Saving Efficiency Programs: Energy & Water Focus
Project 4: Increase Participation in City & Private Recycling and Food Waste Programs

Efficiency - Resource Efficiency and the Efficient Use of Resources
We will work with the community as we transition toward the more efficient use of natural resources (water, waste, energy, land, materials, and transportation) by advocating for increased participation and utilization of existing programs and community resources.
Project 5: Online Toolkit of Existing Resources
Project 6: Sustainable Design Assessment Team (SDAT) Program
>>>>Check out our first outreach event on the SDAT program.

Empowerment – Representing our Community as a Knowledgeable and Inclusive Voice
We will engage Downtown stakeholders, including those not traditionally included, to get the community’s feedback and best understand how we can help meet our long term goals for a sustainable urban neighborhood. We will advocate on behalf of our community to call attention to current needs with potential solutions. We will work with community partners and local government on their future sustainability efforts.
Project 7: Event and Education Programming & Calendar
Project 8: Green Living Program