Year-round, sustainability sits at the forefront of Ecology Center programming and operations. During every holiday season while our EcoStore customer traffic picks up to find the best holiday gifts, we have both our customers and the Earth in mind. Annually on the Friday following Thanksgiving, the Ecology Center takes part in Green Friday, a conscientious… Read more »
The Ecology Center Farmers’ Market is home to many lovely vendors and farmers. This week, we caught up with Rudy Jiminez, Maria Gonzalez and Alberto Perez, who are all members of Green Thumb Organics, an organic farm that first started growing produce in 2015.
Stop by the Berkeley Thursday farmers’ market from now until early… Read more »
As the most populous state in the country, California faces unique energy challenges. California uses the second most energy of any state (following Texas), but per capita our residential sector uses less energy than any other state except Hawaii¹. This can be largely explained by efficiency requirements in the state’s building code, which mandates certain… Read more »
A guide for all Alameda County residents on how to properly dispose of a variety of items.… Read more »
On July 20th, youth, organization representatives, and community activists hosted a plastic-free rally in front of CA Senator Alex Padilla’s office in San Francisco. The Ecology Center staffers among the crowd were one of the many groups advocating for concrete and immediate action on plastic production and waste management at the federal level, and beyond. … Read more »