Food Loss and Food Waste

Food Loss and Food Waste
Written by Cydney Devine-Jones and Alishba Shabir, Youth Program Assistants Food loss and food waste are rapidly growing issues that affect our environmental, humanitarian, and community concerns. The environmental problems of producing and serving food that no one consumes is a very large global-scale issue. A considerable amount of energy and resources are used to… Read more »

Shop Sustainably, Bulk & Refill Shops in the East Bay

Shop Sustainably, Bulk & Refill Shops in the East Bay
As we celebrate Earth Day this month, we also want to highlight and reintroduce sustainable practices. Since the start of the pandemic, disposables have made their way into our lives through increased online shopping, the inability to use reusables in grocery stores, and from personal protective equipment purchases. Now, a year into the pandemic, there… Read more »

Cardboard Collection Conundrum? Practice Proper Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling

Cardboard Collection Conundrum? Practice Proper Reducing, Reusing, and Recycling
If you are like many of us, at home during this pandemic, you have increased your online purchasing, and some of those purchases come packaged in cardboard. Last summer, Ecology Center and the City of Berkeley stopped the collection of extra cardboard due to concerns over the potential for spread of Covid-19.   In October 2020,… Read more »