Smart Gardening

Go2Zero Strategies Awarded Smart Gardening Contract of Los Angeles County

Four-Year Contract Will Encompass Composting Workshops, Installations of School Gardens

Go2Zero Strategies is pleased to announce it has won the Smart Gardening contract from the County of Los Angeles. Go2Zero Strategies is an independent consulting firm that specializes in Zero Waste, recycling, solid waste management and resource management strategies for businesses and communities.

“We’ve partnered with many local nonprofits and together, we’re all excited to serve the more than 10 million residents of Los Angeles county on this project,” said Judi DeLugg Gregory, CEO of Go2Zero. “For this four-year contract, the county is relying upon Go2Zero’s whole team to transform and reinvigorate this important program.”

In January 2019, Go2Zero began to host all county-wide backyard composting workshops, maintain 20 county demonstration sites, train children, install school gardens, and more. The team is ramping up efforts to implement processes and practices for smooth acquisition of work from the prior project provider.

About Go2Zero

Awarded “Small Business of the Year” by the California Small Business Administration and “WRAP-Waste Reduction Award Program” by the California Integrated Waste Management Board, Go2Zero Strategies has made an impact on the way that resources are tracked, managed, and preserved throughout California.

Go2Zero’s diverse customer base includes municipalities, businesses, hauling firms, non-profit organizations, events, trade shows, and educational & training institutions. Our consultants can help businesses or organizations with a variety of projects and programs, large or small.

About Our Smart Gardening Partners

LA Compost operates a series of decentralized community compost hubs, throughout Los Angeles County, that are built in places where people coexistin churches, schools, gardens, and workplaces. The hubs are maintained and enjoyed by activated community members. The goal of LA Compost is to compost organic materials within the zip code that those materials were generated. www.lacompost.org

Proyecto Jardin, in the Echo Park district of Los Angeles, operates a small-scale compost demonstration site and education center that has a proven capacity to divert 2,000 pounds of food waste from landfill weekly. Proyecto Jardin uses  community-scale composting to capture the nutrient and economic value of food waste and cycle it back within the community to improve city soil, support urban agriculture, and reduce greenhouse gases. http://www.proyectojardin.org

Sherman Landscape has earned a solid reputation in residential and commercial softscape services by offering creative solutions backed by quality products and workmanship to valued customers. Sherman Landscape strives strive to ensure that the outdoor spaces of its customers are exactly or better than envisioned. https://www.shermanlandscape.com

Triformis Corporation is an internationally-recognized wholesale distributor of high-quality products and services to help customers achieve waste diversion from landfill through source reduction, composting, and waste management sectors. https://triformis.com

Freeth/Moroz offers print and digital graphic design services including logos, posters, brochures, ads, annual reports, websites, social media content, displays, banners and more. It has have more than 20 years of design experience that focus on change public perceptions and behavior regarding environmental issues including recycling, litter-awareness, clean air, clean water, and water conservation. https://www.bfreethstudio.com

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Contact: Judi Gregory: [email protected] or Erin Harris: [email protected]