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2015 Sustainability Awards Winners Lead The Way To A Brighter, Greener Future

What began seven years ago as a vision by a few volunteers to raise public interest around local sustainability issues, has grown into a co…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Sep 30, 2015

7th Annual Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala Nominees

The 7th Annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability and Green Building Awards Gala is coming up on September 23rd! Join us at this eve…

Started by Mia Kawamoto

0 Sep 1, 2015

Come See Who's Planted Seeds of Change This Year!

Our Seeds of Change Award is back again this year! Last year at Sustainable Contra Costa’s Sixth Annual Leadership in Sustainability and…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 Aug 30, 2015

Action of the Month: Get a Home Energy Upgrade

Although water conservation has been a hot topic this summer, it’s also important to look at home energy use and conservation. With sizzlin…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Aug 5, 2015

Kicking Off this Month: Concord, Lafayette, Walnut Creek and Fremont Help You Buy Solar in Bulk

This month, these four Contra Costa and Alameda cities have partnered to create East Bay SunShares(EBS) - a program that allows local resid…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Aug 5, 2015

End of Summer Energy Saving Tips

It’s been yet another hot summer! Though we’re about halfway through the season, August and September are still some of the warmest month…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 Aug 5, 2015

Financing a Solar Project

Are you looking for ways to save money and reduce your carbon footprint?  Are you ready to take on a project that will have a big impact? …

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Aug 3, 2015

Great Greywater Systems

Sustainable Contra Costa recently hosted a Laundry to Landscape – Greywater Installation workshop at a private home in Antioch. SCOCO contr…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Jul 6, 2015


by Francesca Cervantes, Community Sustainability Advisor   “Necessity is the mother of invention.” “Where there’s a will, there’s a way.” T…

Started by Francesca Cervantes

0 Jul 5, 2015

Easy Water-Saving Tips

  The hottest months of the year are upon us! With recent increases on water costs due to the severity of the drought, every little drop…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 Jul 2, 2015


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