The Ecology Center was incorporated as an organization 45 years ago today, on the first Earth Day in 1970. We’re so proud to be 45 years young, and stronger than ever. Younger generations in our country are far more likely to recycle, buy local foods, and be concerned about climate change, and they’ve brought their… Read more »
On Saturday, April 18th, from 12-6 PM, a big, new Earth Day event is taking place at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley, 2150 Allston Way, between Shattuck and Oxford. The event includes community learning opportunities, family art activities, hands-on workshops, films, live music, and more. The Ecology Center is thrilled to be part… Read more »
For the next two Saturdays, we’re plugged in to two family-friendly events that we would love to see you at!
First up, come to the Bay Festival at the Berkeley Marina this Saturday, April 11th from 11 am – 4 pm! Enjoy free hands-on educational activities and info from environmental organizations around the Bay. Listen… Read more »
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 »
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 »