Climate change is here, its effects are overwhelming and at times can leave one feeling hopeless. Through these difficult times, the Help Desk team finds solace in your passion for doing right by your community. From greywater installation to information on recycling systems, our Help Desk team is thrilled to have answered questions covering a… Read more »
How do you know if the ‘green’ disposable plastic products you buy–marked bioplastic, biodegradable, compostable, or bioplastic–are actually safe for our planet and our health? It’s confusing for well-intentioned people. We’re here to help.
Plastic is made of artificially created chemicals “that don’t belong in our world and don’t mix well with nature.” After we… Read more »
Are you enjoying the sunshine, and feeling motivated to clean out your garage, shed, or closets? Here are some resources to help you discard unwanted items.
Choose the Reuse option when possible. Do you think the items might be useful to someone else? RecycleWhere is an online wizard (a project of StopWaste, SF Environment, and… Read more »
Spring must be in the air – we are getting many questions about how to prepare soil for gardening this season. Here’s some commonly asked questions we’ve been fielding, with some online resources to get you pointed in the right direction. Do you have more questions? At the bottom of this post, we list all… Read more »
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