Earth Day San Francisco Action Parade and Rally, 4/19/14

Earth Day San Francisco Action Parade and Rally, 4/19/14

Let’s put the political in Earth Day! Join 350 Bay Area in a march for Climate Justice and the Earth on April 19. Starting from Justin Herman Plaza and ending at the UN Plaza, a rally with speakers will follow at 1pm. Bring your non-carbon polluting form of transportation — bike, electric vehicle, or your… Read more »

Forty Years Later, Looking Back at How Recycling Started and Spread

Forty Years Later, Looking Back at How Recycling Started and Spread

Waste & Recycling News is marking 40 years of curbside recycling with an article that looks back at how modern recycling got its start, from recycling centers in high school parking lots to the first voluntary curbside collections. Among the first leaders were Berkeley citizens who organized to rescue reusable and recyclable materials from the… Read more »

Celebrate Food Sovereignty! Earth Day Celebration and Pinole Farm Grand Opening, This Sunday, 4/21/13

Celebrate Food Sovereignty! Earth Day Celebration and Pinole Farm Grand Opening, This Sunday, 4/21/13

A new food sovereignty project led by Phat Beets and partnering organizations is connecting internationally and internally displaced farmers living in Oakland to peri-urban public land. The Pinole Creek Incubator Farm, located 20 minutes outside of Oakland nestled in the beautiful hills between the city of Pinole and Briones, will be celebrating its Grand Opening… Read more »

Come visit the Ecology Center’s “How-to” Tent at Berkeley Earth Day

Come visit the Ecology Center's "How-to" Tent at Berkeley Earth Day

This Saturday, April 23, the Ecology Center will be hosting free back-to-back mini-workshops on a wide variety of topics, from Top 10 Strategies for Biking in Traffic, to How to Sprout and Disaster Prepare, to Planting a Living Roof. Stop by the tent, located at Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center Park, to attend any… Read more »