Lori Caldwell is one of the skilled sustainable gardening and landscaping class instructors we are lucky to partner with at the Ecology Center. She has taught classes on composting, container gardening, re-use culture in the garden, and so much more. As featured in our 11 Black Climate Activists You Should Know and Support Blog, the… Read more »
Photo Credit: Doug Mills, New York Times
On his first full day in office President Biden recommitted the United States to the Paris Climate Agreement, promptly halted the Keystone Pipeline, and ordered a review and reinstatement of over one hundred environmental regulations the prior administration weakened or set aside. Within his first week, Biden kicked… Read more »
One of the many ways climate change takes form is through environmental injustice, infiltrating communities globally, affecting the quality of our air, water, and right to occupy land. These injustices disproportionately affect communities of color, a phenomenon that has been particularly illuminated in the past year due to the detrimental effects of COVID-19.
Black people… Read more »
This article was written by James Hosley of the Ecology Center Help Desk.
Photo from Tree Pruning Workshop at EcoHouse
Why We Prune:
The purpose of pruning is to shape trees or woody shrubs, so that they are healthier and more aesthetically pleasing (it looks the way I want it to look!). This requires shaping… Read more »
If you are a Berkeley Resident, you wheel out your recycling carts to the curb each week where it is collected for processing by the Ecology Center or the City of Berkeley. Our trucks transport and empty your recycling at the Community Conservation Center’s (CCC) Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) at Second and Gilman St. where… Read more »