@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 ...


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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



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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 […]

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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


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

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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 ...



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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 charities.dbw.ca.gov. Action Donation in Southern […]

Intervention E – Vehicular Vistas



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  Vote for your favorite poster! Beautiful Barrel Springs and Joshua Ranch Trails were brought to our attention by many Palmdale residents as a site of investigation. Along the miles of paved and unpaved roads there are multiple areas of household trash, construction debris and green waste. The irony of […]

Intervention D – Construction Junction


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Bulky items, those which can’t fit in a cart or weigh more than 100 pounds can be hauled away by appointment with a waste management service.   The large fiberglass pieces we found were repurposed almost immediately by resourceful skateboarders looking to create a skate park of their own.  

Intervention C – Bulky Item Re-Use


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Let’s take a closer look at some of the discarded materials found at site B. Tires have a recyclable value as synthetic mulch for playgrounds As foundation structures for earthships http://earthship.com/ Greenwaste, yardwaste or landscaping cuttings can easily be used as firewood, compost material, garden fencing or plant support structures, […]

Intervention B – Tired of Yardwaste