On September 20th, 2019, millions of people (including you perhaps!) took to the streets to demand action on climate change around the world. Holding their protest signs high and proud, students assembled in front of federal buildings from New York to San Francisco, on shores and in villages from the Marshall Islands to India to… Read more »
True to the nature of the Bay Area, the Berkeley Farmers’ Market 2019 Salsa Festival was a celebration of the rich cultural diversity that thrives here and our community’s commitment to environmental sustainability.
Locals and Salsa enthusiasts from all over the Bay Area turned out to enjoy Salsa music, dance, and food, along with activities… Read more »
The Ecology Center is pleased to announce the launch of Berkeley’s first Reusable Cup service. The pilot program will launch in mid-September at select food businesses on the UC Berkeley campus and in the Telegraph Avenue area in South Berkeley, with Vessel, a reusable cup check out service.
How It Works
Vessel provides… Read more »
Last month, Berkeley City Council unanimously passed the Disposable-Free Dining Ordinance, a groundbreaking and expansive plan for phasing out single-use plastic foodware from Berkeley restaurants and businesses.
The ordinance, the first of its kind in the U.S. to comprehensively address single-use plastics, has been met with an outpouring of support from the community including students,… Read more »
After a long deliberation between the Conference Committee leadership, the Farm Bill passed in both chambers of Congress this week and awaits the President’s signature. In a historic vote, the House broke the record for the most number of “yes” votes on a Farm Bill, ever. It seems as though the sweeping wins for Democrats… Read more »