Spring 2021 Appeal

Spring 2021 Appeal
Dear Friend of Ecology Center, We find ourselves between the intensity of an unprecedented global crisis and the dawn of a new normal. After a long season of fear, bitter loss, and disappointment, we are witnessing the scales tip in favor of recovery, discovery, and renewed strength, as evidenced by the work of a new… Read more »

Big Soda Advertising and Educational Interventions in the Virtual Space

Big Soda Advertising and Educational Interventions in the Virtual Space
Over the past four years, Ecology Center has been reinvesting grant funding from soda tax dollars into initiatives aimed at raising awareness at Berkeley High School about health equity and the growing cases of type 2 diabetes among young people, with an outsized impact on Latinx and African-American youth.  By partnering with teachers, administrators, and… Read more »

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 »