We are becoming increasingly aware that plastic never goes away. In fact, the U.S. is ranked #1 in plastic waste generation globally.¹ Did you know that plastics poison our food chain, threaten wildlife, and affect human health? As the facts pile up, we all need to be avoiding non-recyclable materials such as items wrapped in… Read more »
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 a resource is used and reused in a cycle that turns “waste” back into new products or materials that can reenter the supply chain. Through Berkeley’s compost program, organic waste,… Read more »
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 »
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 than you think. Here, find a helpful how-to for properly disposing of your tree.
No matter if your tree is compostable, flocked (fake snow), or plastic, you have… Read more »
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 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… Read more »