Funding Partners

Founding Partners

KAA Design Group

Kirkpatrick Architects is a leading-edge design studio dedicated to advancing the California lifestyle through contemporary architecture. For over 25 years, …

Waste Management

Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive environmental solutions services in North America, serving more than 21 million customers …

Green Visionary ($50,000+)

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD) protect public health and the environment through innovative and cost-effective wastewater and …

Green Champion ($25,000-$49,999)

MBS Media Campus

MBS Media Campus is the leading green studio facility. MBS Media Campus has an ongoing commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly …

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius

At Morgan Lewis, they work around the clock and around the world- always ready, always on- to respond to the …

Murad Family Foundation

Murad combines advanced scientific research and practical clinical experience to create high performance skincare products, dietary supplements, and lifestyle programs. …

Pisces Foundation

The Pisces Foundation is dedicated to improving the environment for present and future generations. They believe that preservation and enhancement …

Green Hero ($10,000-$24,999)

Northrop Grumman

Northrop Grumman’s mission is to be at the forefront of technology and innovation, delivering superior capability in tandem with maximized …

Kings Care Foundation

The Kings Care Foundation is the award-winning charity of the LA Kings that focuses its community outreach efforts on enhancing education, …

Alcoa Foundation

The Alcoa Foundation has invested more than $590 million to improve the environment and educate tomorrow’s leaders. Since 2015, the …

City of Santa Monica

The City of Santa Monica is committed to delivering the highest quality of service to the local community. Its sustainability programs …

DeSantis Family Foundation

The DeSantis Family Foundation has supported Grades of Green’s programs since its inception.

Gibson Dunn

Gibson Dunn attorneys bring a special vision to their clients’ legal matters. In every area of representation, they draw on …

Earth Friendly Products

Earth Friendly Products began by making cleaners for industrial use before Corvettes had fins. When your grandmother was wearing a …

LUSH

Lush believes in making effective products from fresh organic fruit and vegetables, the finest essential oils, and safe synthetics. Charitable …

Wells Fargo

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified financial services company providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance …

LAcarGUY

As a local family-owned business, LAcarGUY is recognized as a prominent supporter of community events, charitable organizations and environmental causes. …

Green Steward ($5,000-$9,999)

City National Bank

City National Bank provides entrepreneurs, professionals, their businesses, and their families with complete financial solutions on the way up. In …

Civic Financial Services

Civic Financial Services helps mortgage brokers, realtors, and investors purchase or refinance non-owner occupied residential properties. In 2015, Civic Financial …

Clean Energy Renewable Fuels

Clean Energy Renewable Fuels, a subsidiary of Clean Energy Fuels, develops and produces biomethane energy resources from landfills and other …

Go Green Lunch Box

In 2008, Go Green Lunch Box was founded to eliminate the packaging waste of single-serve items in lunches. This eco-friendly …

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank

Newmark Grubb Knight Frank is one of the largest commercial real estate service firms in the world. In 2014 and …

Nixon Peabody

Nixon Peabody’s focus is on knowing what is important to their clients now and next so they can foresee obstacles and …

U Konserve

Our friends at UKonserve create waste-free and resuable lunch-packaging and food-storage solutions. UKonserve continues to sponsor and donate product to …

Green Protector ($2,500-$4,999)

BrandVia

BrandVia is a full service promotional marketing agency that caters to the procurement of a wide array of promotional merchandise, …

Dealer.com

Dealer.com redefined the expectations of the auto industry by bringing a full suite of digital marketing tools to OEMs and …

E-Image Solutions

2015-2016 TFLC Partner

Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation

The Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation is a non-profit public charity founded in 2008 by musician Jack Johnson, and his wife …

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe

Los Angeles County Supervisor Don Knabe has led the County’s efforts towards promoting sustainability, transportation improvements, and energy efficiency. Supervisor …

Rehrig Pacific Company

Rehrig Pacific was founded in 1913 and has grown to become a world leading plastic pallet manufacturer and container manufacturer …

Republic Services

Republic Services is nationally recognized as a leading provider of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services and serves …

Stop Hermosa Beach Oil

Stop Hermosa Beach Oil’s mission is to keep Hermosa clean, green, safe, and beautiful by maintaining the City’s ban on …

SCE

Southern California Edison provides safe, reliable, and affordable power for Souther California. Since 2014, SCE has been supporting the Grades …

Vanderbilt Family Foundation

Since 2014, the Vanderbilt Family Foundation has been supporting the Grades of Green Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program.

Warner Bros

Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc. is an American entertainment company that produces film, television and music entertainment. Warner Bros. has supported …

LOVE

LOVE was launched to provide shoppers trend-setting alternatives for reusable bags. They believe in blending fashion and function, truly making …

Green Friend ($1,000-$2,499)

Deckopedia

Deckopedia Publishing is a new way to provide the most compelling and reliable content on a series of decks of …

Kim Komick Fine Homes

With fifteen years of building custom homes and commercial properties, Kim Komick Fine Homes and Development has refined the process. …

Klean Kanteen

Since releasing the first Kanteen in 2004, significant steps have been taken to lower our environmental footprint. Klean Kanteen became a …

Longo Toyota-Scion-Lexus

Longo Toyota-Scion-Lexus is a greater Los Angeles car dealer. In 2015, Longo Toyota-Scion-Lexus was a sponsor of Grades of Green’s …

Manhattan Village

The Manhattan Village is a premier shopping destination in Manhattan Beach, California, who offers premium shopping, dining, and entertainment for …

In-Kind Donations (< $1,000)

Life Without Plastic

Life Without Plastic offers safe, high quality, ethically-sourced, Earth-friendly plastic-free products for everyday life. Life Without Plastic donated product to …

Pirate’s Booty

Pirates Booty is a partner of Grades of Green and donates snacks to the Youth Corps Eco-Leadership Program for their …

Green Toys

Green Toys are made of 100% recycled materials and manufactured in the United States. Green Toys has donated product to …

Funkins

Funkins are eco-friendly and reusable cloth naplkins that are fun for kids and good for the environment. Funkins donated product to the …

Dabbawalla Bags

Fun meets Function with the Dabbawalla kids’ line of modern, eco-friendly and insulated lunch bags, preschool backpacks and accessories. Dabbawalla donated …

Deckopedia

Deckopedia Publishing is a new way to provide the most compelling and reliable content on a series of decks of …

Klean Kanteen

Since releasing the first Kanteen in 2004, significant steps have been taken to lower our environmental footprint. Klean Kanteen became a …

Beanfields Snacks

Beanfields was started with a big idea – to help change the way Americans eat. Their primary goal is to help …

Clif Bar

CLIF Bar was formally launched in 1992. An instant hit with cyclists and climbers, distribution began at bike shops, outdoor …

Hipcycle

Hipcycle is the leading online store for upcycled goods. Hipcycle seeks to harness the power of business to make the …

Ferrari South Bay

Ferrari South Bay dealership provides new and pre-owned Ferrari Sales, Service, and genuine Ferrari parts to Southern California’s coastline communities. …

Ahmanson Foundation

The Ahmanson Foundation serves Los Angeles County by funding cultural projects in the arts and humanities, education at all levels, …

U Konserve

Our friends at UKonserve create waste-free and resuable lunch-packaging and food-storage solutions. UKonserve continues to sponsor and donate product to …

California Sunlight

2015-2016 Youth Corps Partners

Uncle Eddie’s Vegan Cookies

2015-2016 Youth Corps Partners

Triformus

2015-2016 TFLC Partner

Legend Socks

Legend socks donated product to the 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 Trash Free Lunch Challenge program.

Teracycle

2015-2016 TFLC Partner

Eco Lunchbox

2015-2016 TFLC Partner

Bubi Bottle

Bübi Bottle is a BPA Free, silicone reusable custom water bottle that is resistant to the heat and cold. Bübi Bottle has donated product to …

Bambooee

2014 and 2015 VERTE Swag Partner 2015-2016 TFLC Partner

Algalita

For nearly 20 years, Algalita has been searching for answers on plastic pollution in the marine ecosystem. Since 1994, Captain Moore …

Matter

Matter is a small group of marketing professionals. They’re ad junkies, strategy geeks, and problem solvers. They fall hard for …

KAA Design Group

KAA is an architecture and design firm with a passion for creating beautiful, enduring experiences. Through more than twenty years …

The Arbor Collective

The Arbor Collective combines forward thinking design and next level craftsmanship with a longterm commitment to the environment. For 18 …

BCBGMAXAZRIA

Always on the forefront of fashion, BCBGMAXAZRIA is the premier lifestyle collection for the modern woman. Reconciling creativity with accessibility …

Homerun Entertainment

Homerun Entertainment was launched in 2002 and has gone on to produce over 1,000 episodes for the web, cable and …

Energy Muse Jewelry

Energy Muse Jewelry creates elegant jewelry that encompasses empowerment, inspiration, hope, and the healing power of crystals. The beautiful handcrafted …

Nordic Naturals

Nordic Naturals is committed to delivering the world’s safest, most effective omega oils. Nordic Naturals incorporates ethical and socially responsible …

MIXT Studio

MIXT Studio, founded by designer Marcie Carson, produces eco-friendly paper and gift goods in Hermosa Beach, California. Their wild mix …

Tin Roof Bistro

Located in Manhattan Beach, California, the Tin Roof Bistro embodies Mike Simms’ and Chef Anne Conness’ vision of a wine …

Lifefactory

Lifefactory fuses a modern design sensibility, healthy materials, eco-friendly composition and exceptional utility to produce a full line of reusable …

The Strand House

At the Strand House Restaurant located in Manhattan Beach, Owner Michael Zislis and Master Chefs Neal Fraser and Greg Hozinsky …

Shade Hotel

Shade, Manhattan Beach’s only luxury boutique hotel, which was listed as Conde Nast’s #6 reason to visit Los Angeles, is …

Ken Pagliaro Photography

Ken Pagliaro is a Manhattan Beach – California based travel and surf photographer. Ken fine tuned his skills at Art …

If You Care

If You Care kitchen and household products are carefully and deliberately crafted to have the least environmental impact and the …

Grow

Grow, a locally owned and operated grocery store in Manhattan Beach, CA, offers the freshest produce, dairy, fine cuts of …

Way Better Snacks

Way Better Snacks are bursting with goodness because they’ve unlocked the powerful nutrients found in perfect, unprocessed ingredients! They are …

23rd Street Jewelers

Co-owned by sisters Diane Allen and Mary Kelley, the 23rd Street Jewelers is one of Los Angeles’ premiere jewelry stores …

Kat Monk Studio

Kat Monk Studio is highly respected as a Fine Art photographer specializing in newborns, babies, maternity, children, families as well …

Neat-os

Neat-os produces reusable snack, sandwich, and gallon-sized bags that are safe for food, easy to wash, and produced in the …

Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

The Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County (LACSD) protect public health and the environment through innovative and cost-effective wastewater and …

Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP

Morgan Lewis provides comprehensive litigation, corporate, transactional, regulatory, intellectual property, and labor and employment legal services to clients of all …

Gum Tree

Gum Tree is a home & gift shop and Aussie-inspired café located in Hermosa Beach, CA.  The Gum Tree has …

Brandvia

Brandvia is a full service promotional marketing agency that caters to the procurement of a wide array of promotional merchandise, …

Growing Wild

Situated in the heart of Manhattan Beach, Growing Wild is the premier flower shop in the area known for their …

Fresh Brothers

Fresh Brothers, which has locations throughout the greater Los Angeles area, serves a deep dish and thin crust pizza. They …

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