We are currently accepting applications for several positions across our programs: Farmers’ Market Access & Equity Program Coordinator, On-Call Curbside Recycling Driver, and two Youth positions.
Please visit our Jobs page for full job descriptions, and for details on how to apply. These positions are all open now, but may be filled at anytime, so… Read more »
Go back to the dark days of the “recycling wars” at this event with former Ecology Center board member, John Byrne Barry. He’ll be sharing his new novel, Wasted
, featuring a murder in the “Recycle Berkeley” yard, Thursday, October 8th at the Ecology Center. While the book is fiction, we’ll pull out some real… Read more »
Beyond the bin, there’s a huge, global system of waste, transportation, processing, and recycling. It’s a big business in part because we’re generating so much material. As many local cities work toward ambitious zero waste goals, the volume of recycling and compost will go up. But what rate payers and cities pay for those services… Read more »
On Tuesday March 17, Northern California Recycling Association (NCRA) proudly celebrates the 20th annual Recycling Update event, co-sponsored by the Ecology Center. The event of the year for all things Zero Waste, the day features over 25 local, national and international industry experts speaking on the spectrum of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, and Rot. The day… Read more »
$30 million of California’s cap-and-trade funds will be invested in recycling, composting, bio-fuels from agricultural waste and recycled content manufacturing in our state, announced Californians Against Waste last week. Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to fund this type of infrastructure will help shift waste away from landfills, a major source of greenhouse gas emissions. Instead, Californians… Read more »