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Leadership in Sustainability Awards Gala

On September 20th, our community will come together at the 9th Annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Apr 12

The Sustainability Movement's Big Night: 8th Annual Awards Gala

The sustainability movement in Contra Costa had its big night on September 21st, at the eighth annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainabi…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Sep 28, 2016

Seeds of Change Contest - Your project could be awarded $500

Leadership In Sustainability Fair This year, we're expanding last year's very successful Seeds of Change Contest to include a larger number…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Sep 12, 2016

How to Cut Your Water Consumption in Half!

By simply peeing in the back yard, instead of using the toilet, I cut my water consumption in half! I also put 5-gallon buckets in the kitc…

Started by Mike Vandeman

0 May 19, 2015

How Did Toby Hemenway Inspire You to Take Action?

Please share with the SCOCO team how the Toby Hemenway presentation inspired you to take action.  What new action(s) are you planning on do…

Started by Julianna Oldroyd

1 Apr 23, 2014
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Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards 2013

Two hundred and twenty sustainability advocates, including business and government leaders, students, teachers, and nonprofit founders fill…

Started by Tina King Neuhausel

0 Nov 19, 2013

California’s new solar program SB 43 nears the finish line! Keep your finger's crossed..

Solar is growing by leaps and bounds in California, but many residents and businesses in the state still can’t go solar today. The traditio…

Started by Michael Esver

0 Sep 10, 2013

Permaculture Kids: Building Myths for the Future by Jessica Cox,

Permaculture Kids: Building Myths for the Future by Jessica Cox, “Just before his death Joseph Campbell was interviewe…

Started by Willi Paul

0 Jun 17, 2013

Are mushrooms the new plastic? 9-Minute TED Talk will answer this question

To view TED Talk

Started by Jackie Lorenz

0 Mar 6, 2013

Lose a Lawn and Gain a Garden

Lose a lawn and get a garden Homeowners throughout California are realizing the benefits of replacing water-thirsty lawns with water-effici…

Started by Ilene Linssen

0 Mar 3, 2013


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