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Why Turning That Light Switch Off Actually Matters: A Dive into CA Electricity, Power Usage, and Legislation

¹ As the most populous state in the country, California faces unique energy challenges. California uses the second most energy of any state (following Texas),… Read more »
The Remark Sustainability App:  Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably

The Remark Sustainability App: Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably

Whether you’re dining in or getting takeout from your favorite restaurant, there is now an app, Remark: A Sustainability Feedback App, that allows you to… Read more »
The Biden Administration: The Environment, Climate, and Equity

The Biden Administration: The Environment, Climate, and Equity

In the opening of President Joe Biden’s campaign website and Plan for a Clean Energy Revolution and Environmental Justice states: “Biden believes the Green New… Read more »
Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

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… Read more »

Why Turning That Light Switch Off Actually Matters: A Dive into CA Electricity, Power Usage, and Legislation

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¹ 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 Hawaii². This can be largely explained by efficiency requirements in the state’s building code, which mandates… Read more »

The Remark Sustainability App: Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably

The Remark Sustainability App:  Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably
Whether you’re dining in or getting takeout from your favorite restaurant, there is now an app, Remark: A Sustainability Feedback App, that allows you to submit immediate sustainability feedback to that business. Disposable food and beverage packaging makes up 67% of litter in commercial streets. Whether it is single-use food and drink takeout containers or… Read more »

Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act
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 »