This summer, we’ve been hosting a new cohort of Youth Scholars for our Youth Environmental Academy (YEA). This group of 13 young people have been gaining work experience while learning from an environmental literacy curriculum, Roots of Success. They are paid for their summer internship with us, and as part of their weekly schedule, help… Read more »
We recently hosted a panel event as part of Plastic-Free July to bring together knowledgable advocates to discuss big issues of plastic pollution, recycling, and solutions. This event’s point of departure: worldwide consumption of plastic continues to rise and our strategies for dealing with plastic waste are simply not keeping up. The panel of experts… Read more »
All three farmers’ markets will have special visitors, promotions, and activities to go plastic-free this week. Have you ever seen the bag monster?
Prizes: Show us your reusable container or cup in action at the Farmers’ Market info booth and enter to win a basket of fresh produce. Snap a picture, tag @EcologyCenter on Facebook… Read more »
Be hands-on in removing plastic from our bay! Join the Berkeley Marina Experience Programs this Saturday, July 16 for a shoreline cleanup. We’ll head out to collect litter and record data, which will help change laws to improve the health of our ecosystem. A speaker will share updates on California’s bag ban – a critical… Read more »