Over the years, our Helpdesk has received a flood of inquiries seeking information about single-use plastics, bioplastics, and how to responsibly consume and dispose of them. Since then, our Helpdesk staff have curated blogs and factsheets, to address some of these questions. It was clear then, and it’s still clear now that we can’t recycle… Read more »
There’s nothing like beautiful weather to prompt us to clean our homes to start with what feels like a fresh, clean slate. You may notice in your decluttering, however, that you have extra items to toss or donate. Maybe it’s old clothing items you’ve outgrown, a chair that you no longer need, or books you’ve… Read more »
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 »
In our last article we talked about preparing your yard and home to be better protected from wildfires and how to seal your home windows and doors from a smoky outdoor environment. In this blog we will be exploring air filters for your home’s HVAC and air purifiers for rooms in your household. As grass… Read more »
Over the past four years, Ecology Center has been reinvesting grant funding from soda tax dollars into initiatives aimed at raising awareness at Berkeley High School about health equity and the growing cases of type 2 diabetes among young people, with an outsized impact on Latinx and African-American youth.
By partnering with teachers, administrators, and… Read more »