Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15

Reuse Crafts: Gift Wrap & Decorations, Saturday, 12/5/15
This Saturday, we are hosting a casual, all ages and all skill levels craft workshop from 12 – 3 PM. Drop in and choose from three tables of free crafting activities! Learn to make decorative wreaths out of re-purposed books (check out the example in the photo); create your own customized potato print wrapping paper;… Read more »

Gather Your Unwanted Coats! Coat Drive Runs Through 12/20/15

Gather Your Unwanted Coats! Coat Drive Runs Through 12/20/15
We’ve been finding out exactly which of our cold-weather clothes we wear these past few weeks. The less-loved garments don’t need to languish, though – there’s a better use for them. The Ecology Center is partnering with One Warm Coat to host a winter coat drive this holiday season. In the spirit of reuse and… Read more »

Celebrate Earth Day with us at the Brower Center, 4/18/15

Celebrate Earth Day with us at the Brower Center, 4/18/15
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 »

Warm Winter Coat Drive Brings in 300 Coats!

Warm Winter Coat Drive Brings in 300 Coats!
This year, over 300 women’s, men’s, and children’s warm coats were donated to the Ecology Center as part of our Winter Coat Drive! This is our second year running a coat drive, and we are grateful for the abundance of generosity in our community. Thanks to Sola Lucy, Transition Berkeley, a local group of Girl… Read more »

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14

Holiday Crafting: Homemade Gift Wrap, 12/7/14
This Sunday, we’re hosting a holiday crafting event. Come by the Ecology Center between 1pm-4pm and choose from three tables of activities! Learn to make small origami paper boxes out of repurposed maps; create your own customized potato print wrapping paper using natural Glob paints; and learn to wrap gifts in beautiful, reusable, salvaged cloth… Read more »