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For those of you not in the area, we’ve been adding a ton of new products to the site including rechargeable batteries, light bulbs and household cleaning supplies. More to come as we get our website aligned with the physical store. You can see pictures of the new store here.
Also, we will be hosting July’s “Valley Green Drinks” on Thursday, July 24th from 7-10pm.
Proper disposal of “household hazardous waste.” One thing I’ve become aware of talking to G&G customers is how confusing the disposal of certain everyday household products such as batteries, paint, prescriptions and CFL light bulbs. Every municipality is different, however, all of these items require proper disposal so as not to contaminate the soil and water of your local area. In Los Angeles, you need to take these items to a “SAFE” Center. You can also switch to rechargeable batteries (save money, energy and easy to recycle as any business that sells them, including us, is required by law to recycle them) and non-toxic paints (we can get those for you too!)
Local Los Angeles Park Activity Information: The Santa Monica Mountains Fund puts out this AMAZING quarterly guide, called OUTDOORS, to activities happening in the area including full-moon hikes, bird-watching, even group nature painting events.SMART STRIP SURGE PROTECTOR
When you turn-off the “control” appliance, it will turn off everything else EXCEPT the always on units. It also ensures that your appliances aren’t drawing energy when they are plugged in but are off (called “phantom loads.”) Comes with a 6-foot power cord and $100,000+ protected equipment warranty.