URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility's Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility’s Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

We’ve been tracking SB 350, which aims to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California in the coming decades. The bill is closely contested in… Read more »
We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer

This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy. Our youth had their first green job, supporting our farmers’ markets and… Read more »
From Here to China: Secrets of Plastic Recycling

From Here to China: Secrets of Plastic Recycling

We hosted a panel event as part of Plastic-Free July that asked: why do we send so much of our plastic waste to China for… Read more »
From Earth Island Journal, Tempest in a Green Bin: Waste Less, Not Just Recycle More

From Earth Island Journal, Tempest in a Green Bin: Waste Less, Not Just Recycle More

Beyond the bin, there’s a huge, global system of waste, transportation, processing, and recycling. It’s a big business in part because we’re generating so much… Read more »

New Video: DIY Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater System

New Video: DIY Laundry-to-Landscape Greywater System
Have you wondered what it takes to do a very basic greywater system? We have a new, short video that shows an installation of the simplest kind of system, Laundry-to-Landscape. These systems take waste water from the laundry machine and reuse it in your yard, keeping gardens green during the drought and reducing fresh water… Read more »

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility’s Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350

URGENT: Speak Up Against Utility's Effort to Undermine Climate Bill SB 350
We’ve been tracking SB 350, which aims to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions in California in the coming decades. The bill is closely contested in the California Assembly, where it will be voted on in the next few days. Lobbyists and industry stakeholders have been leveraging all their might to fight the bill – or… Read more »

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer

We Celebrate 12 Graduates from our Youth Environmental Academy this Summer
This month we had 12 youth graduate from our summer Youth Environmental Academy. Our youth had their first green job, supporting our farmers’ markets and Farm Fresh Choice stands. Through our environmental literacy curriculum, they learned about renewable energy, sustainable agriculture, resource recovery, water management, and green job career paths. Lastly, we had lots of… Read more »

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day

Oil Industry Spreads Deception on Key Climate Bill, SB 350, Going to Vote in Assembly Any Day
A mailing about the “California Gas Restriction Act of 2015″ from the “California Drivers Alliance” went out across California in recent weeks. There’s just a few problems – the California Gas Restriction Act of 2015 is not the name of the proposed law, and the California Drivers Alliance is actually a project of WSPA, the… Read more »