Planning a trip to the beach or Yosemite this summer? Keep the focus on enjoying these outdoor treasures – not polluting them – and take the pledge to ditch plastic bottled water by drinking tap water from refillable bottles instead. But even if you remember to plan ahead, bottled water is still readily available to… Read more »
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
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More than 500 million batteries are sold each year in California. Those battery sales mean big profits for battery manufacturers and big disposal costs to taxpayers and consumers. California taxpayers pay tens of millions of dollars each year to dispose of batteries, which are hazardous waste. In Europe and Canada, battery manufacturers are obligated to… Read more »
Northern California hospitals take the lead in greening medical care.
Recently I've started to wonder if holding on to the car is really beneficial or just a knee-jerk reaction to over-consumption.