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 »
The Ecology Center began one of the nation’s first curbside recycling programs, on the heels of the first Earth Day. As operators of that same recycling program through the decades, we have had a front-row seat to the recycling industry’s complex evolution. In those early days, we fought to be taken seriously and to demonstrate… Read more »
Happy holidays to our friends and community! Some of our programs will have a little break as we head into 2017. Please see below for holiday schedules for all of our programs.
Berkeley Curbside Recycling: Crew will run their usual Monday routes and Recycling phone (510) 527-5555 will be answered on 12/26/16 and 01/02/2017.
Ecology… Read more »
The US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement (ICE) has seized the Ecology Center’s Recycling Director, Daniel Maher, and is detaining him indefinitely under the threat of immediate deportation to China. Daniel has been an integral part of the Ecology Center for almost a decade, leading Berkeley’s curbside recycling program. Daniel immigrated from Macau when he was… Read more »
This is the schedule for Ecology Center’s programs and services for the holiday, July 3-4th :
Farmers’ Market – Thursday North Berkeley Farmers’ Market runs as usual; Saturday Downtown Berkeley Farmers’ Market runs as usual.
Recycling – Curbside recycling operates its usual schedule and routes this week.
Store – Open on Friday and Saturday, regular… Read more »
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