Production Resources

Green Resource Guide

Welcome to the California Film Commission’s Green Resource Guide designed to help productions minimize their environmental impact.

Green Production Resources

AICP GREEN GUIDELINES
Association of Independent Commercial Producers

CAL RECYCLE
Information about recycling in California.

ENVIRONMENTAL MEDIA ASSOCIATION
Organization promoting media with green content and made with green production standards. Learn more about environmental filmmaking and EMA’s Green Seal.

WARNER BROTHERS ENVIRONMENTAL HANDBOOK
Click to download the .pdf. An excellent guide on how to cut costs and reduce the environmental impact of production. Provided courtesy of Warner Brothers Environmental Initiatives Department.

Catering and Craft Services Resources

GOOD SAMARITAN FOOD DONATION ACT
Explains the Good Faith Clause that covers individuals or businesses who donate food.

FEEDING AMERICA
Find a food bank.

ROCK AND WRAP IT UP!
Recovers food prepared, but not served, from a film production and acts as liaison between the production’s point of contact/caterer and a local anti-poverty agency. Provides a post production report of poundage donated and meals generated. To start a food donation program, please contact their National Asset Recovery Director Jessie Plotkin at 516.509.6136.

CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF FOODBANKS
Find a food bank in California.

Recycling Resources

CALIFORNIA RECYCLES
Pick-up or drop-off for e-waste. 

E-WASTE CENTER
Free residential and business pick up for e-waste.

E-WASTE RECYCLER
Free pick-up for e-waste.

eRECYCLE
Information and directory of California e-waste recyclers.

Recycling Resources Cont.

LA SHARES
Accepts office furniture, office supplies, office equipment, computer systems, paper products, and miscellaneous items for redistribution.

CA INTEGRATED WASTE MANAGEMENT BOARD
Information about waste and recycling in California.
916.341.6000

CALIFORNIA MATERIALS EXCHANGE
Donate or find used materials.

SMARTBUSINESS RECYCLING
Los Angeles County Department of Public Works Recycler Locator

Set Construction Resources and Donations

HABITAT FOR HUMANITY RESTORE
Non-profit home improvement stores and donation centers.

HOLLYWOOD CINEMA PRODUCTION RESOURCES
Sells and rents used sets, accepts your used sets. Pick-up available. Benefits film program for underprivileged students.
310.258.0123

READY SET RECYCLE
Listing services for used scenery, props, wardrobe.

Wardrobe Donations

CLOTHES THE DEAL
Accepts professional clothing for deserving job-seekers.

THE PRINCESS PROJECT
Accepts 2002 or newer formal gowns and party dresses for deserving high school girls to go to prom.

ST. ANTHONY FOUNDATION
Accepts used clothing.

URBAN POSSIBILITIES
Provides free “gently used” business clothing to disadvantaged men and women engaged in a job search.

WOMEN HELPING WOMEN
Accepts used professional clothing to benefit women and men engaged in a job search.

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