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Berkeley’s Free Compost Closes the Loop

Locally based and free, the compost available at the Berkeley Marina is a wonderful community resource! It models the concept of a circular economy, where… Read more »
Valentine's Day: Your Guide to Gifting Sustainably & Thoughtfully in Berkeley and the East Bay

Valentine’s Day: Your Guide to Gifting Sustainably & Thoughtfully in Berkeley and the East Bay

Photo credit: Selena Tran Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones or Galentine’s Day with cherished friends, you may be wondering how to balance… Read more »
Holiday Tree Disposal in Berkeley

Holiday Tree Disposal in Berkeley

It’s that time of year! As the holidays pass the question becomes: How do I properly dispose of the fading tree? Luckily, it’s more straightforward… Read more »
Ethical Shopping During the Holiday Season

Ethical Shopping During the Holiday Season

Photo Credit: Marti Dion Year-round, sustainability sits at the forefront of Ecology Center programming and operations. During every holiday season while our EcoStore customer traffic… Read more »

Valentine’s Day: Your Guide to Gifting Sustainably & Thoughtfully in Berkeley and the East Bay

Valentine's Day: Your Guide to Gifting Sustainably & Thoughtfully in Berkeley and the East Bay
Photo credit: Selena Tran Whether you celebrate Valentine’s Day with loved ones or Galentine’s Day with cherished friends, you may be wondering how to balance your commitment to sustainability while gift-giving. The options for showing your love, appreciation, and admiration don’t have to be limited to material goods. Gifting options definitely should not be limited… Read more »

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond

Native American Heritage Month: Growing Momentum & Land Back in the East Bay, Beyond
This year for Native American Heritage Month, and beyond, we encourage you to expand your knowledge of and join the many efforts to recognize and act on the demands and frontline needs of Indigenous communities. The Ecology Center occupies Huichin Ohlone land and continues to reflect on the growing actions we can take to advocate… Read more »