Join Us to Clean-Up the Berkeley Shoreline, This Saturday, 7/18/15

Join Us to Clean-Up the Berkeley Shoreline, This Saturday, 7/18/15
For Plastic-Free July, we’re getting hands on with a shoreline clean-up in partnership with the City of Berkeley this Saturday. If you’re into citizen-science, volunteering, or thinking about how to solve the problem of plastic, this clean-up is for you. Clean-ups are like a real life treasure hunt, where the treasure is the feeling you… Read more »

Walk and Talk for Measure D, Berkeley’s Soda Tax

Walk and Talk for Measure D, Berkeley's Soda Tax
The Ecology Center strongly supports the Berkeley Soda Tax, which will be on the ballot in November. We are part of a wide grassroots effort, fighting for the health of the next generation. August and September are prime times for canvassing and phone banking for the Berkeley vs. Big Soda campaign, so we urge our… Read more »

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley’s Next Success, 10/13/13

Be a Part of Sunday Streets Berkeley's Next Success, 10/13/13
We’re preparing for the return of Sunday Streets Berkeley on Sunday, October 13. The event will close two miles of downtown Berkeley to car traffic, and bring thousands of people out to stroll, bike, dance and play in the open street. Activities this year will include kids’ bike rodeo, bike repair, yoga, chess, pedal-powered music,… Read more »

Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13

Do Your Part for Our Bay, Coastal Cleanup Day is 9/21/13
The annual Coastal Cleanup day is a worldwide event to protect our waterways and marine wildlife from pollution. Most of the litter in our waterways is lightweight plastic – caps, bottles and bags make up three of the top five most commonly found objects on past clean up days. Plastic bags and other lightweight plastic… Read more »