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Simple Steps To Stay Grounded In Difficult Times

The following is a process for grounding and natural renewal provided by Amy Erez of Sugi Health. Amy will be co-presenting a workshop with…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Feb 28

Household Hazardous Waste: What to do with Cleaners and other Chemicals

Nail polish remover, paint, kerosene, window cleaner… Sometimes we buy cleaners and other chemicals, use them a couple of times, and then…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Feb 27

Action of the Month: Ditch the Pesticides!

Insecticides (which kill insects) and herbicides (which kill weeds), often grouped together collectively as “pesticides,” are used worldwid…

Started by Alison Clary

0 Feb 27

Look Who's Taking Action: Water Wizards & Sewer Science

Sustainable Contra Costa has teamed up with Central San to teach elementary and high school students about local water issues and protectin…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Jan 31

Action of the Month: Replant it Right!

Spring is on the horizon! Was this winter particularly ravaging on your landscaping? Did you add "replace dead plants or grass" to your to…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Jan 27

Rain: Slow it, Spread it, Sink it!

Green hillsides, full reservoirs, and flowing creeks are signs that our drought woes may be subsiding (at least for now).  Yet, the gloriou…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jan 26

What is Permaculture and Why is it Important?

When we hear the term "permaculture," many of us don't now what that means. There's a lot to learn, and as a movement and philosophy, perma…

Started by Alison Clary

0 Jan 24

One Way To Be A Planet-Friendly Consumer: Just Buy Less Stuff!

While we are thinking about where to spend our money that has the most benefit and the least harmful impact on the global environment, we m…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

1 Jan 19
Reply by Alison Clary

New Year's Resolution: Healthy Planet, Healthy Body - No Palm Oil!

Palm oil is an ingredient found in about half of all packaged products sold in a supermarket - everything from crackers and ice cream, to c…

Started by Kimberly Lam

1 Jan 19
Reply by Alison Clary

Action of the Month: Ditch the Bank for a Credit Union

With a new year comes the opportunity to hit the refresh button and reevaluate everything from your haircut to where you keep your money. S…

Started by Jessica Zischke

0 Jan 4

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