Cardboard Collection Conundrum? Practice Proper Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling

Cardboard Collection Conundrum? Practice Proper Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
If you are like many of us, at home during this pandemic, you have increased your online purchasing, and some of those purchases come packaged in cardboard. Last summer, Ecology Center and the City of Berkeley stopped the collection of extra cardboard due to concerns over the potential for spread of Covid-19.   In October 2020,… Read more »

Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis

Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis
Photo Credit: Doug Mills, New York Times On his first full day in office President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement, promptly halted the Keystone Pipeline, and ordered a review and reinstatement of over one hundred environmental regulations the prior administration weakened or set aside. Within his first week, Biden kicked… Read more »

Youth Environmental Academy Announces Farm Box Pilot Program

Youth Environmental Academy Announces Farm Box Pilot Program
As the year transitions from summer to fall and into winter, COVID-19 remains in our communities, requiring changes in many areas of our lives. Here at the Ecology Center, we too are embracing change as we make adjustments to ensure that our community continues to receive essential services rooted in sustainability, health, and justice. To… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight at the Berkeley Farmers’ Market

Volunteer Spotlight at the Berkeley Farmers' Market
Esther Mullen joined the Berkeley Farmers’ Market team as a volunteer in mid-June 2020 and has since donated over 70 hours of her time volunteering at all three of our markets! You may have seen her joyfully greeting customers at market entrances, helping ensure customer safety with crowd counts and line management, or highlighting our… Read more »