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 »

The Remark Sustainability App: Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably

The Remark Sustainability App:  Dining Out Proactively & Sustainably
Whether you’re dining in or getting takeout from your favorite restaurant, there is now an app, Remark: A Sustainability Feedback App, that allows you to submit immediate sustainability feedback to that business. Disposable food and beverage packaging makes up 67% of litter in commercial streets. Whether it is single-use food and drink takeout containers or… Read more »

Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act

Urging Plastic Free Legislation: SF Rally Advocating for the Break Free from Plastic Pollution Act
On July 20th, youth, organization representatives, and community activists hosted a plastic-free rally in front of CA Senator Alex Padilla’s office in San Francisco. The Ecology Center staffers among the crowd were one of the many groups advocating for concrete and immediate action on plastic production and waste management at the federal level, and beyond. … Read more »