At City Council meeting on July 25, the City of Berkeley declared July Plastic Free Month. The Ecology Center has advocated and led events for Plastic Free July for several years, as part of a growing, international effort to reduce plastic. We strongly support and commend the city for being a pioneer in addressing the… Read more »
We recently hosted a panel event as part of Plastic-Free July to bring together knowledgable advocates to discuss big issues of plastic pollution, recycling, and solutions. This event’s point of departure: worldwide consumption of plastic continues to rise and our strategies for dealing with plastic waste are simply not keeping up. The panel of experts… Read more »
All three farmers’ markets will have special visitors, promotions, and activities to go plastic-free this week. Have you ever seen the bag monster?
Prizes: Show us your reusable container or cup in action at the Farmers’ Market info booth and enter to win a basket of fresh produce. Snap a picture, tag @EcologyCenter on Facebook… Read more »
Plastic-Free July is an international effort to stem the tide of plastic pollution. Ecology Center’s Plastic-Free July events include many opportunities to learn about and reduce plastic waste, from shoreline cleanups to hands-on workshops, films, and talks with experts. Visit ecologycenter.org/plastic-free-july for details.
Enter our online Plastic Pollution & Solutions photo contest! Take photos of… Read more »