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Infographics + More

Our most recent sustainability-related infographics + more. Let's learn together! Note: Alternative text for each post is available in the comment section on Instagram. 

Free Residential Air Filter Program
07/20/24

The South Coast Air Quality Management District is giving away residential air filters to residents of certain parts of East LA, Boyle Heights, and Commerce.

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Flood Management in Brazil
06/23/24

An interesting new project in southern Brazil utilizes maps to model future flooding impacts and guide evacuation. Volunteers contribute to this data by uploading photos of flood-affected places near them.

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Join Us for Earth Day this Weekend!
04/17/24

Catch Proven LA and B's Flickz at Someday Marketplace this Saturday (4/20) in Montebello collecting clothing for the LA Mission and sports equipment for the Boy's and Girls Club.

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Free Museum Day in LA 2024
03/14/24

Next Saturday (3/23) is free museum day in Southern California. Museums like LACMA, Craft Contemporary, and the CA Botanic Garden will all have free general admission! 

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March Produce Guide
03/01/24

A new monthly series from Proven LA - a produce guide to help you the next time you go to the grocery store. Right now, oranges, asparagus, and grapefruits are in season!

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Climate Podcasts
2/07/24

We wanted to share some of our favorite climate-related podcasts with you all. Save these to listen during your next walk, run, or whenever you can!

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Logos vs. Fruit
1/22/24

Our first game of 2024 test how well can you identify fast food logos versus fruits. Hint: #4 is a fruit native to the United States that was covered on Marketplace last week!

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Toy Drive Recap
12/21/23

Thank you so much to everyone who supported our toy drive. With your help we were able to donate SO much to the Children's Hospital LA, the Village FS, and the West LA Animal Shelter! 

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Our Toy Drive is 1 Week Away!
12/10/23

We are one week away from our holiday toy drive! Looking forward to giving back with you all. As always, feel free to DM/email us with any questions!

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2nd Annual Toy Drive
11/28/23

Proven LA, B's Flickz, and friends are back with our 2nd annual holiday toy drive! More details coming soon - see you on December 17!

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Urban Green Spaces
11/1/23

We love urban green spaces! However, parks and other spaces are "chronically underfunded." This infographic describes a few reasons why they're so important.

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Word 2 Dae Event Flyer
10/19/23

Come continue the LA garden tour with us, Word2Dae, and Seeing Over Large Obstacles this Saturday at the USC Peace Garden located at 3017 Shrine Place Los Angeles, CA.

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Indigenous Peoples' Day
10/9/23

Today is Indigenous Peoples' Day! If you're in Los Angeles, you're on Tongva Land. We highly recommend exploring this map to see what indigenous land you reside on. 

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Restoring Lakes in India
9/25/23

Anand Malligavad, a water reclamation expert from India, uses ancient techniques from the Chola Dynasty to help restore polluted lakes.

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Billion-Dollar Disasters in the U.S.
9/15/23

2023 has been disastrous for the U.S. This year, there have been 23 natural disasters that have caused over $1 billion in economic damages. This number is expected to rise.

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Compton Community Garden
8/28/23

A reel we made at Word 2 Dae's (@word2dae on Instagram) event on 8/26 at Compton Community Garden. We had a great day full of learning and light.

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L.A. and Hurricane Hilary
8/18/23

Los Angeles (and Southern California as a whole) has received its first ever tropical storm warning. We made a quick infographic about what to expect from the storm and staying safe!

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Maui Wildfires: How to Help
8/11/23

This week, Maui has been devastated by wildfires partially caused by Hurricane Dora. Here, we provide a quick overview of what's going on and information about how you can help.

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Catching Up With Proven LA
8/4/23

We sat down for a quick interview this week. Learn a little more about us and our environmental education efforts! Hope you enjoy the video.  

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Parable of the Sower + the World
7/28/23

In a collaborative post with Word2Dae (@word2dae), we discuss how climate change pops up in Octavia Butler's "Parable of the Sower" and how this relates to the world today. 

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Eating Naturally for You + the Planet
7/21/23

We did a collaborative post with Rejuvenated Juices (@RejuvenatedJuices on IG) about how eating healthy can benefit both you, and the planet.

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Torrance Farmer's Market
7/15/23

We love going to the Torrance Farmer's Market! They have fair prices, unique products, and it feels good to get to know and support local growers and businesses.

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An Environmental Justice Win 
6/28/23

For 70 years, Atlas Metals Recycling Plant has released toxins into the air by Jordan High School in Watts, CA. Complaints from community members have larged been ignored until now.

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The Plant Chica
6/13/23

Need a new plant? We recommend checking out The Plant Chica! They are currently working on relocating to another space in South LA. Let us know if you go - we got a Monstera!

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The Climate Venn Diagram
5/30/23

Alot of us want to get involved in the fight against the climate crisis, but it's often hard to know where we fit in. Dr. Ayana Elizabeth Johnson's Climate Venn Diagram can help us figure out our role.

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Recycling in Los Angeles
5/15/23

Unfortunately, a lot of our recycling ends up in the landfill. Here's a quick guide about recycling in Los Angeles created with information from LA Sanitation.

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Clothing Drive Recap
4/29/23

On April 22, 2023 we teamed up with BS Flickz and MSM by Mirabelle to host a clothing drive for unhoused folks in LA. We were able to collect 12 FULL bags of clothing! Thank you everyone!

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More Rain in LA than in Seattle!
4/12/23

It's been way more rainy this usual in Los Angeles this year. Surprisingly, rainfall in Los Angeles has surpassed that of Seattle - a place literally know for wet weather. 

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Microplastics
4/2/23

You read that right, there are more microplastics in the ocean than stars in our galaxy. In fact, microplastics have been found in nearly every natural environment. 

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More Rain in LA
3/14/23

It is has been raining more than usual this year (2023). Some places in LA have even experienced daily rainfall records. Here's a little update of what's going on with the weather!

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SoCal's Blizzard Warning
2/22/23

The National Weather Service issued the second ever blizzard warning to Southern California on 2/22/23. The storm is expected to be severe and to create dangerous road and beach conditions. 

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We love LA, but will we in 2080?
2/09/23

One of the best parts of LA is the weather. but LA’s climate (long-term weather conditions) can change A LOT in just 60 yrs if greenhouse gas emissions aren’t reduced (climate map is here).

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What's Up With all the Rain in LA?
1/23/23

Los Angeles started 2023 with some (much-needed) record rainfall! Here, we present you with the facts and the rainfalls' implications for the drought.

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We All Get Dressed: A Short Fast Fashion Documentary
10/13/22

Fast fashion is harmful for the environment and is fueled by microtrends and overconsumption. Learn more about fast fashion and more importantly, what you can do to help. 

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Staying Safe in the Heat Wave
07/10/24

Excessive heat warnings are in place for much of California (and other parts of the United States). Here are some tips to stay safe and healthy during the heat wave.

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Early Summer Produce Guide
05/11/24

Get ready for summer with our produce guide. Everything from loquats, avocados, and blueberries will be in season. What are you most excited for?

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Donate to the Boys and Girls Club
04/2/24

Join us and donate sports equipment to the Boys and Girls Club of Metro Los Angeles. Our friends at Inner City Heat and B's Flickz will be manning the booth. Email us with questions!

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Vote today!
03/05/24

This is your reminder to vote in today's primary election. We want to reiterate that your vote matters and provide information about where to find the closest voting center to you!

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Hoover Dam
2/16/24

The Colorado River provides water for almost 40 million people. The Hoover Dam sits on the river and provides power and clean water. However, water levels in the Colorado are dangerously low.

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Flowers with Love
1/28/24

Need some flowers? We highly recommended getting them from @flowersw.love! They are a local LA florist and we loved our tropical bouquet!

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Climate Change Misinformation Paper
1/9/24

As our first post of the year, we are really excited to share a paper we recently co-authored that examines how well U.S. adults can tell between true and false climate-related headlines!

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Toy Drive Raffle
12/14/23

Great news! All toy donors will be entered in a raffle to win a suite of amazing prizes from our wonderful toy drive partners. Prizes include a photoshoot, fresh juice, and giftcards!

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2nd Annual Toy Drive Gift Guide
12/3/23

Here's a quick gift guide for our toy drive (12/17). We hope to see you there! Note: you can also find registry links / other donation info in our "Toy Drive" story highlight!

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Boycott Carrots
11/15/23

We stand with the people of the Cuyama Valley. Bolthouse and Grimmway Farms have caused irreparable damage to the Cuyama Valley's water supply and community. See post for more.

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USC Peace Garden Recap
10/24/23

We had so much fun at the USC Peace Garden last weekend. We learned about native plants, harvested some good food (chilis, basil, and more), and enjoyed the space.

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Spooky Season
10/13/23

There's nothing scarier than the climate crisis. Enjoy this meme from the beloved Addams Family movie. It gave us a good laugh, but seriously though, we (the world) have to do better!

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Word 2 Dae Event: Stoneview
10/3/23

October 1 officially kicked off the Word 2 Dae Los Angeles garden tour. Enjoy this short video that depicts our time at the beautiful, serene Stoneview Nature Center.

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USC Peace Garden
9/20/23

Come with us to the USC Peace Garden located at 3017 Shrine Place, Los Angeles, CA 90007. We were able to look at kale, basil, pepper, and many other types of produce being grown!

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Fast Food Logos vs. Produce
9/03/23

Another rendition of our guessing game! How many of these logos and produce items can YOU name? We tried to pick produce items that were a *bit* harder than common fruits/veggies!

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Aftermath: Hurricane Hilary
8/23/23

Hurricane Hilary broke daily rainfall records in many different parts of Los Angeles. Was a daily rainfall record broken in your area? Check out the resources we included in this post.

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Maui Donation Drop-Off 
8/14/23

Aunty Maile's Hawaiian Food and the ILWU are collecting donations for Maui. Items needed include baby formula, toiletries, and coolers. Please note that clothing donations are no longer needed!

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The Big (Summer) Clean
8/9/23

In this post, we provide a quick guide to properly disposing/donating your old items (e-waste, clothing, books, and beauty products). Let's save as much as we can from the landfill!

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Acronyms
8/1/23

Test your acronym knowledge in another game! The environmental acronyms are pretty tricky, but don't worry, just swipe to see the answers and get a little context.

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Logos vs. Plants
7/24/23

Test your knowledge in our new "logos vs. plants" game - how many can YOU identify? If you didn't do too well, don't worry! When we created the game, we were shocked by what we didn't know.

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It's Hot: The Urban Heat Island Effect
7/18/23

Did you know that Los Angeles has the worst urban heat island effect in California? Here, we explore what this heat island effect is, and how to stay cool.

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Educational Module 2: Book Review
7/10/23

We think that everyone should read "The Intersectional Environmentalist" by Leah Thomas. If this quote resonates with you - check out our second educational module.

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Fast Fashion...From Space?
6/20/23

A fast fashion pile-up in Chile's Atacama Desert is able to be seen clearly from outer space. For more information about this fast fashion wasteland, check out our documentary "We All Get Dressed."

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For Days' Clothing Recycling Event
6/07/23

Come to For Days' event on 6/9/23 to clean out your closet in an eco-friendly way! You can even bring textile scraps, shoes, and bags - check out For Days' Instagram for more information.

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Los Angeles' Freeways
5/19/23

Inspired by the LA Times Image Magazine article: "Now is not the time to be scared. It is time to consider an L.A. free of freeways.” We chose some pictures from the article and provided some facts!

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Biomimicry: An Introduction
5/04/23

An introduction to biomimicry - how people can use successful strategies from nature to solve the complex problems that we face daily.

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Proven LA on the Eco Alarm Podcast
4/25/23

We got to be on a podcast! Listen to us chat with the Eco Alarm Podcast team about Proven's journey as a brand and hear about some of our sustainable shopping tips!

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Calm.
4/7/23

We all need a little bit more calm in our lives. Relax for a few seconds and get grounded with us in this short video that depicts the lovely tide in Catalina Island.

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Proven's 3-year anniversary
3/20/23

Proven is 3 years old! Time flies, thank you all so much for the continued support. We are looking forward to continuing to connect and learn with you all.

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International Womxn's Day
3/08/23

In celebration of some impactful, amazing, women in the environmental space. We can learn from them today, and everyday. Happy International Womxn's Day!

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Lead, LA, and Exide
2/15/23

Exide Battery Plant in Vernon, CA released toxic fumes (such as lead and arsenic) into East LA neighborhoods for decades. Clean-up efforts have proven to be inadequate per the Los Angeles Times.

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Stop Cop City
2/7/23

Cop City is a $90 million police training facility in Atlanta. Learn more about Cop City, the protests, and how YOU can support the movement!

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I shop, therefore I am.
1/20/23

A word on consumerism + overconsumption by bell hooks. she believes that overconsumption (buying in excess) is the result of not feeling fulfilled spiritually. 

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