Educational Resources

Stop motion animation still of Culver City environmental bins representing the Educational Resources section

In this section, we have provided information and educational assets to inspire and empower our community to protect our environment. Discover information on sustainable practices and find out how you can contribute to safeguarding and protecting Culver City. Whether you're a student, educator, or a concerned citizen, our resources will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to make a positive impact.



Below are educational resources that can be downloaded!

Residential food waste/organics video



Squirmy Wormy, learn how to compost video

Squirmy Wormy Presentation(PDF, 1MB)

Downloadable posters for Organics tips:

Additional Resources

Organizations in Los Angeles County

  • Food DROP LA: Provides business resources including Food Donation Toolkit and Food Donation Tracking Form. 
  • Los Angeles Food Policy Council: Food Waste Prevention & Rescue Working Group promotes strategies for food waste prevention, food recovery and donation, and composting. Includes #FreetheFood Impact Guide and Los Angeles Area Food Recovery Guide
  • Los Angeles County Food Redistribution Initiative: LA County Department of Public Health site provides resources to the public about safe methods to prevent, donate, and recycle excess food.





Hi! I am Olive, Culver City's Environmental Mascot. My story and how I met the Recycling Racoons is in the Recycling Coloring Book(PDF, 5MB)

Illustration of Olive The Recycling Octopus

Printable Posters

Click on the Posters below to download. 

What goes in your RECYCLE can posters and tips:

Trash and Waste

Environmental Legislation

Environmental Legislation

The commercial sector generates a significant portion of California's solid waste, much of which is recyclable. Increasing recycling not only reduces greenhouse gas emissions but also prevents methane emissions from landfills and promotes environmental benefits such as carbon storage in soils.

AB 1826

In October 2014, Governor Brown signed AB 1826 Chesbro (Chapter 727, Statutes of 2014), a landmark legislation aimed at reducing organic waste in landfills. This law requires businesses and multifamily residential dwellings to take action by diverting their organic waste. If your business or multifamily dwelling generates 2 cubic yards of organic waste per week, you're required to subscribe to an organics diversion program. But don't worry, we're here to help you navigate through the process!

AB 341

California's Mandatory Commercial Recycling Law, also known as Assembly Bill 341 (AB 341), aims to help the state achieve its mandatory recycling goal of 75% by 2020. This law requires businesses, public entities, and multifamily dwellings with five or more units to establish recycling programs. if they Join us in the effort to create a greener, more sustainable future for California!