As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing

As Climate Deal Reached in Paris, Important Moment to Speak Up to Keep Local Renewable Energy Growing
On Saturday, the UN’s COP21 conference wrapped up, with island nations rallying around the call “1.5 to stay alive.” The landmark agreement that 195 countries joined acknowledged for the first time that temperature rise can not exceed 2 degrees celsius, and that 1.5 degrees was a target that should be worked toward to avoid catastrophe… Read more »

Craft Fair Runs Next to Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Markets for next TWO Saturdays, 12/12 & 12/19/15

Craft Fair Runs Next to Downtown Berkeley Farmers' Markets for next TWO Saturdays, 12/12 & 12/19/15
Our craft fair returns! For two Saturdays, December 12th and 19th, when you visit the farmers’ market you can browse the gorgeous, sustainable, hand-crafted work from local artists and artisans. From delicate jewelry to sustainably harvested wood kitchenware; from local wool to cozy sweaters to fermentation vessels; find it all and get inspired while shopping… Read more »

It’s Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15

It's Your Power: Solar Simplified, 12/10/15
The time is right for rooftop solar. But, expiring tax credits and proposed PG&E rate and fee changes are threatening our good deal! Our panel of experts will break it down so you can make smart decisions and lock in your savings now. This free educational event is at 7 PM, Thursday, December 10 at… Read more »

Shop Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, 12/9/15 – 5% of sales goes to support our work!

Shop Whole Foods Market on Wednesday, 12/9/15 - 5% of sales goes to support our work!
Shop at Whole Foods Market on Telegraph Ave, Berkeley this Wednesday, December 9th – the Ecology Center will get 5% of the store’s sales from this day donated! Whether you have a holiday meal planned or just need to stock up your pantry, you can help support our work to inspire and build a healthy,… Read more »

Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15

Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15
This Saturday, we are hosting a casual, all ages and all skill levels craft workshop from 12 – 3 PM. Drop in and choose from three tables of free crafting activities! Learn to make decorative wreaths out of re-purposed books (check out the example in the photo); create your own customized potato print wrapping paper;… Read more »