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Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a blog post

Sustainability Awards: Last Chance to Nominate!

The deadline is almost here! You have only one more week, until July 15th to nominate a sustainability leader.  On September 20th, our community will come together at the 10th Annual Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient…See More
Jul 9
Suzanne Roberts is attending Patrice Hanlon's event

Markham Arboretum - Grow your Garden: Easy Cactus and Succulent Propagation at Markham Arboretum 1202 La Vista Ave.Concord

July 7, 2018 from 10am to 12pm
Want to expand your repertoire of easy care low water plants without breaking the bank? Learn how to create a spectacular cactus and succulent garden by growing it from leaves, cuttings, offsets, and bare root plants. Several kinds of cactus and succulents will be deconstructed to show how to ‘harvest’ materials for propagation, and how to grow them on successfully.The basics of soil for cactus gardens in our area will be discussed, and a few techniques for safely handling spiny cactus will be…See More
Jul 5
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Jul 2
Gerard van Steyn posted discussions
Jun 29
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a discussion

Update On Plastic Pollution

When it comes to plastic pollution, how are we doing? We recently found two great websites that examine the environmental impacts of plastic: Planet or Plastic? is a National Geographic…See More
Jun 29
Andrea Baldacci is now a member of Sustainable Contra Costa Network
Jun 28
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion

Look Who's Taking Action: High School Student Melanie

The US EPA announced Melanie Quan, a freshman at Las Lomas High School, Walnut Creek, as the winner of its "Patrick H. Hurd Sustainability Award. She was selected out of 1,793 student scientists and engineers competing in the Intel International Science and Engineering Fair in Pittsburgh, PA in May. Melanie’s project is titled “Microplastics, Macro Problem: A Novel Technique to Remove Microplastics from Water Using a Modified Electrostatic Filter.”  She developed a novel microplastics…See More
Jun 28
Kerry Rivers posted a discussion

Action of the Month: Support Central Contra Costa’s Last Plastic Straw Campaign

The Central Contra Costa Last Plastic Straw campaign is continuing to gain momentum! This month, consider taking action to help stop the use of single-use plastic straws in Contra Costa by participating in the campaign.Actions you can take: Refuse plastic straws at restaurants – remember to say “No straw, please” when ordering a…See More
Jun 27

Welcome to the Sustainable Contra Costa Network

Introduction To Aquaponics

Thursday, July 19th - 6 to 8 pm

Are you curious about aquaponics? Learn about this home-scaled method of growing fish and plants in one integrated system.Components from a variety of systems will be on hand for a greater understanding of the equipment.

Register here

Blog Posts

MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

Posted by Carol Dorsett on October 3, 2017 at 11:17am

MCE Internships on the Public Affairs Team

Posted by Carol Dorsett on October 3, 2017 at 11:17am


Posted by Staci Givens on August 28, 2017 at 12:02pm

July Raffle from Walnut Creek Saves!

Posted by Staci Givens on July 10, 2017 at 9:21am

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