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 »

The Superbowl Ad You Didn’t See

The Superbowl Ad You Didn't See

If you participated in the football festivities this past Sunday, you were one of over 108 million Americans who tuned in for the game – and the big budget ads. There was one commercial that didn’t make the cut, and we think it’s an important one for more Americans to see. SodaStream is a tiny… Read more »

University of Vermont Bans Bottled Water On Campus

University of Vermont Bans Bottled Water On Campus

Ditching disposable water bottles is a big step for UVM and the 14,000 students, faculty and staff who drink water there daily. It’s yet another example of a campus, business or local government making moves toward sustainability by implementing a policy to encourage behavior that’s good, or place a cost on behavior that’s bad. A… Read more »

Have You Noticed? Bag Ban Is in Effect

Have You Noticed? Bag Ban Is in Effect

The Alameda County Bag Ban got off to a start this month, and food stores from corner bodegas to Walmart have all had to comply. We’re supportive of the ban for multiple reasons: it prevents raw resources from going into a throw-away product, it keeps plastic litter out of our streets and waterways, and the… 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 »