Senior Girls Scouts of Los Angeles chapters helped build the first DEHSART Clean Up Station – an experimental initiative to inspire community clean-up action. The box is made of discarded wood and donated materials from Home Depot and Do It Best with hardware found and repurposed from an AV dumpsite. […]

Girl Scouts create the First DEHSART Clean-up Station

Karyl Newman gave a Take Action presentation to Los Angeles Area Girl Scouts to inspire them on their Journeys and help make an impact on our environment. Scouts were invited to help collect trash in their own neighborhood, report illegal dumping and bring a T-Shirt from home to customize with […]

LA Area Girl Scouts Learn About DEHSART

DEHSART is TRASHED spelled backwards!
Taking a few minutes each day to fill a bag with trash helps make an impact on illegally dumped debris in our desert. An easy way to clean-up is to always have a bag with you. With help from our partners in Girl Scout Troop 9022, we showed scouts from […]

Make a Re-Usable Bag From An Old T Shirt

@DEHSART on Instagram
Today is @DEHSART’s two year anniversary on Instagram and the project has received another grant from the Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping Task Force! Celebrate by following @DEHSART on Instagram!                                     Contribute by sharing your illegal […]

DEHSART receives 2015 grant from the Antelope Valley Illegal Dumping ...

2014 Green Leadership Award for DEHSART
On April 22, 2008, the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors established an annual Green Leadership Award to showcase the diverse local achievements in protecting and improving our environment. Throughout Los Angeles County, residents, businesses, nonprofit organizations, community groups and cities develop and employ innovative strategies and initiatives to enhance […]

DEHSART honored as a finalist for the LA County Green ...

DEHSART created a Public Service Announcement based on the votes from our public engagement activity that asked you what message you wanted to emphasized to activate community involvement in illegal dumping. The community overwhelmingly decided REPORTING is the message that needs to be broadcast and encouraged in the region to […]

Dehsart’s Illegal Dumping PSA

We are big fans of Alyce Santoro‘s Sonic Fabric made of re-purposed cassette tape. We find cassettes and VHS media dumped in the desert all the time. After collecting a couple of e-waste-d tape players (thanks Jason!) we hacked the play heads. An illegal dumping bumper sticker holds the emulsion […]


CalRecycle Conference Booth
DEHSART set up a booth at the CalRecycle Used Oil/Household Hazardous Waste Conference held October 28 – October 31, 2013 in Sacramento to share our artistic approach to recycling and reuse of materials. The pop up display was created using repurposed plastic bags and newspaper, and featured the public artwork […]

CalRecycle UO/HHW Conference in Sacramento

F.O.D. Copyright 2013.
Yesterday at on a visit to El Mirage – this time via airplane – passed over the site of Intervention E.

An Aerial ViEw

Backdrop Palmdale
DEHSART was featured in the Fall 2013 edition of the City of Palmdale’s news magazine program, Backdrop Palmdale, which airs every day on Palmdale Channel 27 on Time Warner Cable.  Standing on site near Intervention A, we talked with Benjamin Lucha from Palmdale Public Works about the DEHSART project, re-framing […]

Backdrop Palmdale Fall 2013 brings sight to the environmental issues ...

Did you vote yet? Discarding your broken camper in the desert equals fines of up to $3000. RVs and boats abound abandoned in our valley. These complex items can be a valuable tax deductible donation and can be restored or recycled into useful transport by Action Donation in Southern […]

Intervention E – Vehicular Vistas