Join Shoreline Clean-Up, 7/19/14 for Plastic-Free July

Join Shoreline Clean-Up, 7/19/14 for Plastic-Free July
Looking for litter? Try your luck with us at a Shoreline Clean-Up, Saturday, July 19th. According to the California Coastal Commission, post-July 4th is the most polluted time for our public beaches and shores. We can prevent litter at the source by reducing our personal plastic use. By removing existing litter at a clean-up, we … Read more »

“Well, Being” Event, 7/13/14

"Well, Being" Event, 7/13/14
This Sunday, the Ecology Center is collaborating on a unique event. The Kala Art Institute and UC Berkeley’s College of Environmental Design have partnered to facilitate a series of public art projects located in South-West Berkeley along San Pablo Avenue. The project, Well, Being poses silent walking/movement meditations as explorations of the following questions: “What… Read more »

Workshop: Plastic-Free Show and Tell, 7/13/14

Workshop: Plastic-Free Show and Tell, 7/13/14
Our series for Plastic-Free July continues this weekend with a workshop focused on the hard-to-replace plastic items in your day to day. Participants are invited to bring any plastic items that accumulate and we will share tips and strategies for eliminating them going forward. Beth Terry will be leading this workshop, lending her experience from… Read more »

Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, 6/29/14

Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, 6/29/14
Have you ever tried to cut down your plastic-use? It’s easier to get started with support from those who have done it before, and to stay motivated by joining a group of others to kick the plastic habit together. Get inspired with ideas to reduce your plastic use at Plastic-Free July Workshop #1, Sunday, June… Read more »

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 »