Composting toilets and urine reuse are drought-savvy practices that we don’t see many public examples of in the US. These systems can be sanitary and ecological, conserving drinkable water for uses other than flushing toilets. Get the low down on repurposing human waste at an evening presentation with Greywater Action, Thursday, August 7th. Learn about… Read more »
We were thrilled when our dedicated volunteer, Alex, came in with a “new” lamp for our staff to use. He had recently found an old iMac computer in a free pile on the street. By removing the screen and many of the internal components, Alex was able to give a second life to the molded… Read more »
Last week, Bay Area Bites, the food blog arm of KQED, published a piece on our Farmers’ Market Finder tool. FMFinder.org is becoming the go-to for anyone looking for a Farmers’ Market near them in California, and its features allow CalFresh and WIC recipients to find farmers’ markets to spend their benefits. This tool is… Read more »
The final workshop in our Plastic-Free July series will be a potluck and celebration of all our plastic-free efforts! Join Beth Terry and the Ecology Center on Sunday, July 27 from 1-3pm. Bring your favorite potluck dish to share. Show off your plastic-free lunch strategies and share any special tips you have picked up during… Read more »
350 Bay Area and Californians Against Fracking invite you to come hear scientist, author and activist, Dr. Sandra Steingraber, author of Raising Elijah
and Living Downstream
, on the known and hidden dangers of fracking and how to build a movement to stop this extreme extraction and protect our communities, health and the climate.
Sandra … Read more »