Sustainability is Key: Learning from Gardening with Lori “CompostGal” Caldwell

Sustainability is Key: Learning from Gardening with Lori “CompostGal” Caldwell

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… Read more »
Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis

Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis

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,… Read more »
11 Black Climate Activists You Should Know and Support

11 Black Climate Activists You Should Know and Support

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… Read more »
Late Winter: A Pruner's Best Season

Late Winter: A Pruner’s Best Season

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… Read more »

Sustainability is Key: Learning from Gardening with Lori “CompostGal” Caldwell

Sustainability is Key: Learning from Gardening with Lori “CompostGal” Caldwell
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 »

Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis

Biden Turns Up the Heat to Lower Global Warming: Key Takeaways of Biden’s Action Plan for the Climate Crisis
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 »

11 Black Climate Activists You Should Know and Support

11 Black Climate Activists You Should Know and Support
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 »

What Can I Drop off at the Berkeley Recycling Center?

What Can I Drop off at the Berkeley Recycling Center?
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 »