It’s Official! CA SB 54—California’s Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act—is California Law

It's Official! CA SB 54—California’s Plastic Pollution Prevention and Packaging Producer Responsibility Act—is California Law
Yesterday SB 54 was signed into law establishing one of the world’s largest Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) programs. The law has a special focus on reducing plastic waste and its harm to communities and the environment. This bill is also among the most far-reaching in its control over the plastic packaging industry. “As the nation’s… Read more »

To Shop with the Planet In Mind, You Need to Buy From a Store that Sources that Way Too

To Shop with the Planet In Mind, You Need to Buy From a Store that Sources that Way Too
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 »

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 »