One of the many ways climate change takes form is through environmental injustice, infiltrating communities globally, affecting the quality of our air, water, and right to occupy land. These injustices disproportionately affect communities of color, a phenomenon that has been particularly illuminated in the past year due to the detrimental effects of COVID-19.
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If you are a Berkeley Resident, you wheel out your recycling carts to the curb each week where it is collected for processing by the Ecology Center or the City of Berkeley. Our trucks transport and empty your recycling at the Community Conservation Center’s (CCC) Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) at Second and Gilman St. where… Read more »
That’s a wrap on 2020, and what a year it’s been! For many of us, the New Year is a symbol of rebirth, giving us a chance to start over, develop new habits, and become better versions of ourselves. New Year’s Resolutions, however, can be daunting, and most people give up their resolutions before the… Read more »
Farmers’ Markets are a community hub for fresh, healthy, local, and immunity-boosting foods. The Berkeley Farmers’ Markets are teeming with delectable fruits, vegetables, grains, cheeses, and other treats. Surrounded by friendly faces, you might see your friend or neighbor shopping and be reminded that food can build community. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how we… Read more »
Bea Johnson shares the story of how simplifying her life also reduced her waste.… Read more »