Join Plastic-Free July, Film and Discussion: “Plastic Paradise,” 6/26/14

Join Plastic-Free July, Film and Discussion: "Plastic Paradise," 6/26/14
Join the Ecology Center and our team of plastic-free activists and organizations in taking the Plastic-Free July challenge. Our first event to get you ready for the month-long challenge is a panel discussion and film screening of “Plastic Paradise,” on Thursday, June 26th. “Plastic Paradise” explores the problem of plastic pollution in the Pacific Ocean.… Read more »

Plastic-Free Living Workshop with Beth Terry, 6/8/13

Plastic-Free Living Workshop with Beth Terry, 6/8/13
You’ve heard the news, read the stories, and detected a difference. Now you’d like to find even more ways to get plastic out of your life. It’s easier (and more fun) than you may think! In this workshop, author and community activist Beth Terry will lay out pathways for replacing plastic with less harmful materials.… Read more »

Plastics 360: Impact & Possibilities Film Night, this Thursday, 3/7/13

Plastics 360: Impact & Possibilities Film Night, this Thursday, 3/7/13
As we get ready for Zero Waste Week, plastics dominate as one of the biggest barriers to reaching our vision of a zero waste and zero toxics future. Green Sangha is hosting a film event this week that will help you understand the issues and potential solutions to our plastic habits and connect you with… Read more »

Beth Terry Is (Almost) Plastic-Free on KQED’s Forum and TED Talk

Beth Terry Is (Almost) Plastic-Free on KQED's Forum and TED Talk
For those who missed her events at the Ecology Center, Beth Terry was recently featured on KQED’s Forum program, along with two people who stepped up to take her Plastic Trash Challenge. We’re big fans of Beth for showing what is possible, and inspiring others to make changes with her. Her book, Plastic Free: How Read more »

Our Guide to Plastic-Free Produce Storage – on the Huffington Post!

Our Guide to Plastic-Free Produce Storage - on the Huffington Post!
When the Ecology Center’s Farmers’ Markets became Zero Waste a couple years ago, they developed this guide to help customers adapt to shopping without disposable plastic bags. Then Beth Terry, our local crusader for plastic-free living, picked the guide up and put it on her blog and later in her book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked Read more »