AltaPasa Green Circle, a community's zero-waste journey

We're transforming the Altadena Farmers Market into a zero-waste market, building community and having fun along the way.

Community Reusables

Our Plates for the People service provides reusables and dishwashing free of charge at the market to make it easy for vendors and patrons to transition off single-use plastic.

FREE reusable bags

Please bring your reusable bags to the market for all your produce and shopping items. If you forget, grab a FREE one at the market: bring it home and reuse it again and again! 

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Host a zero-waste event

Gathering over good food doesn't need to end with a bunch of trash. It's easy and affordable to host a zero-waste event with Plates for the People community reusables. 

Help reduce plastic waste by cultivating these simple habits.

Carry a set of utensils with you wherever you go so you're always ready with an alternative to plastic utensils.

Carry Reusable Utensils

Keep a set of reusable grocery bags in your backpack, bag, or car. Use them for all your shopping needs, not just for groceries. Say no to plastic bags whenever and wherever you shop.

Say No to Plastic Shopping Bags

Cultivate a BYOM (bring your own mug) habit by starting every day with a mug that you love. Don't leave home without it! 

Bring Your Own Coffee Mug

Don't buy produce packaged in plastic. Shop at farmers markets and grocery stores that sell loose produce and other bulk items. Bring your own bags so you always have an alternative to plastic. 

Buy in Bulk

Bring a refillable, reusable water bottle with you everywhere. There's no need to waste money on plastic water bottles. 

Stop Buying Bottled Water

Help turn the tide on plastic pollution by simply saying "no straw, please" when you order a beverage at restaurants, cafes, and bars. If you really love drinking with a straw, bring your own reusable straw. 

Skip the Plastic Straw

Bring your own containers for restaurant leftovers and take-out. Plastic containers can leach chemicals into your food; using glass containers is better for your health and the planet. 

Ditch Doggy Bags and Takeout Containers

The key to skipping single-use plastic is to be prepared. Bring your own reusables (plate, cup, utensils, napkin and bags) with you wherever you go (keep a kit in the car) to make zero-waste shopping and dining easy breezy. 

BYOE - Bring Your Own Everything
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Visit us

Altadena Farmers Market

600 W Palm Street

Altadena, California

 

Every Wednesday

Spring/Summer 4pm – 8pm

Fall/Winter 3pm – 7pm

Connect with us

altapasagreencircle@gmail.com

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AltaPasa Green Circle is a home-grown, grassroots effort. Help us reach our goal of creating a zero-waste farmers market in Altadena. Every dollar counts. Thank you!

© 2019 AltaPasa Green Circle, a proud project of Transition Pasadena

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