Berkeley has been poised to ban disposable, single-use plastic bags for a few years now. But the plastics industry has beaten back similar measures in other cities, tying the efforts up in costly lawsuits. And then the plastics industry lobbied hard to kill a statewide bill to ban plastic bags. This time, Berkeley is ready… Read more »
As you might have heard, the City is considering terminating the Ecology Center’s Recycling Program. The recommendation is coming from a report by Sloan Vazquez, LLC, an Irvine-based solid waste consulting firm. The Ecology Center maintains that the report is inaccurate and incomplete, with enormous omissions and faulty conclusions for how the City can close… Read more »
Dear Berkeley Residents and Ecology Center Supporters,
The City of Berkeley is considering terminating our curbside recycling program based on an incomplete and inaccurate consultant report. We urgently need your help to save this community-based program. Please attend the Berkeley City Council Meeting on Tuesday, March 8th to voice your support for the Ecology Center.… Read more »
The City of Berkeley is honoring long-term Ecology Center Board member Mark Gorrell by giving him his own day in celebration of his achievements. Join us at Berkeley City Council for the reading of the Proclamation declaring Tuesday, January 25th as Mark Gorrell Day!
Tuesday, January 25, at 7:00 pm
Council Chamber, Old City Hall… Read more »