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…Continue
Started Jun 28
If you care about the planet, dump your bank and join a credit union. The banking industry makes its money by investing in development projects that are lucrative to shareholders, …Continue
Started May 1
Did you know that the poor and people of color are more likely to live in the most polluted neighborhoods? Poor communities are routinely targeted to host toxic and hazardous facilities and industries that are dangerous to public health and the environment.
Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:00pm
When the bell rings on the last day of school, the last thing students are thinking about is what to do with their used school supplies. This year, six schools in Contra Costa County have participated in an end-of-school-year program to collect and divert those school supplies from the landfill.…Continue
Posted on August 31, 2014 at 10:52am
Yes that is correct, I rode in a car with 3 "strangers" from the Bay Area to Los Angeles, and it was a fantastic, cheap and convenient way to get to my destination!
Before you dismiss me as crazy, read on to learn about my experience - maybe you'll be inspired to try ride-sharing (whether for commuting to work, or for longer trips similar to mine):
A few months ago, I decided to visit some friends in Los Angeles for a few days.
I didn't want to…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:00am
Posted on March 3, 2014 at 12:30am