Tyler Snortum-Phelps
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The Challenge Is In Full Swing!

The Community Resilience Challenge is off to a great start this year. Hundreds of people have been pledging their actions at…Continue

Started Apr 26

Petition to demand Lafayette's protection of 272 trees from PG&E's axe

PG&E has agreed with the city of Lafayette to cut-down 272 trees, 216 of which are "protected" by city ordinance. In many cases, these are large oak trees at least a hundred years old that loom…Continue

Started Apr 25

Leadership in Sustainability and Green Building Award Nominations 2017

On September 20th, our community will come together at the 9th Annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate…Continue

Started Apr 12

How Sustainable Are You? Take The Challenge!
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Yes, we all recycle. Perhaps we have installed drip irrigation, or have even replaced our lawn. As Sustainable Contra Costa supporters, we share a passion for creating a more just, sustainable world.…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Michael P. Cass Apr 6.

 

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Tyler Snortum-Phelps left a comment for Plant With Purpose
"Welcome to the SCOCO Network, Dave! If Plant With Purpose has any Contra Costa events, don't hesitate to add them to the events calendar. A couple of tips: 1. Add a picture to make the listing more attractive. 2. Change "Organizer"…"
May 4
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Greywater Installation Workshop at Private home in Pleasant Hill/Concord area

June 10, 2017 from 10am to 3pm
Did you know you use 45 - 55 gallons of water per laundry load? Or 3 - 10 gallons per minute to water your lawn? In this hands-on workshop at a private residence, you will learn and see how to install a greywater system and convert your washers from laundry to landscape. With help from our experts at Greywater Action, you will learn how to reuse water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines, as well as the latest on permits, codes, design and installation considerations.…See More
May 4
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Greywater Installation Workshop at Private home in Lafayette

May 13, 2017 from 10:30am to 4pm
Did you know you use 45 - 55 gallons of water per laundry load? Or 3 - 10 gallons per minute to water your lawn? In this hands-on workshop at a private residence, you will learn and see how to install a greywater system and convert your washers from laundry to landscape. With help from our experts at Greywater Action, you will learn how to reuse water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines, as well as the latest on permits, codes, design and installation considerations.…See More
May 4
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Markham Arboretum Bringing Back The Natives Plant Sale at Markham Arboretum

May 6, 2017 at 10am to May 7, 2017 at 10am
This is our only 2 day sale, so yeah, don’t miss it:Use our handy, 1 page Markham Nursery Guide to find your way around.A large selection of beautiful California natives – we’ll be back with our top picks, so check back for more details. * Markham Nursery is one of a select few nurseries participating in Bringing Back the…See More
May 2
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Bringing Back The NativesGarden Tour at Multiple locations

May 7, 2017 from 10am to 5pm
A free, self-guided tour of 40 Alameda and Contra Costa county gardens.This delightful collection of native plant gardens ranges from Al Kyte’s 40-year-old wildlife oasis to brand new installations, from large lots in the hills to small front-yard gardens, from local native plants to natives from throughout California, and from gardens designed and installed by owners to those designed and installed by professionals.Free!• Passes to 40 gardens• Garden Guide that provides details on each garden•…See More
Apr 28
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Greywater Installation Workshop at Private home in Lafayette

May 13, 2017 from 10:30am to 4pm
Did you know you use 45 - 55 gallons of water per laundry load? Or 3 - 10 gallons per minute to water your lawn? In this hands-on workshop at a private residence, you will learn and see how to install a greywater system and convert your washers from laundry to landscape. With help from our experts at Greywater Action, you will learn how to reuse water from your bathroom sinks, showers, tubs, and washing machines, as well as the latest on permits, codes, design and installation considerations.…See More
Apr 26
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Apr 26
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Leadership in Sustainability and Green Building Awards 2017 information page

On September 20th, our community will come together at the 9th Annual Contra Costa 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 - for the long run.…See More
Apr 12
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Let's Get Smarter: Farming And The Food We Eat at University of the Pacific, San Francisco Campus

April 20, 2017 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Let’s Get Smarter – A Conversation with Growers about Farming and the Food We EatThere is smart science on both sides of the table about organic or conventional, genetically modified or hybrid or heirloom seeds, and the quality and quantity of the world's food supply. The noise is loud and the topic is broad. Strong opinions can be confusing. We need healthy, delicious food at reasonable prices, on terms that are fair to the farmer - and enough to feed the world. Is that too much to ask?Package…See More
Apr 12
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Gardening In Containers & Small Spaces at Pittsburg Environmental Center

June 24, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
You can still have a beautiful garden, with plenty of flowers, vegetables and fruit on your patio, deck, or other small space. Learn all the tips and tricks for successful growing in containers and other confined areas. Advanced Certified Nursery Professional and container expert Shawna Anderson will bring examples to show and have plants for sale. $20  - Register HERESee More
Apr 10
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Beyond The Shower Bucket: Water-Smart Living at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

July 12, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
Discover many different simple options for household water conservation. Learn how to get the biggest bang for your buck and the details surrounding different conservation methods, including: low flow fixtures and appliances, tankless water heaters, greywater systems, rain catchment methods, drip irrigation,  lawn replacement through sheet mulching, and more. Learn concrete actions you can take as a responsible homeowner to maximize your water conservation efforts taking cost and aesthetics…See More
Apr 10
Michael P. Cass replied to Tyler Snortum-Phelps's discussion How Sustainable Are You? Take The Challenge!
"One of your actions can be to attend Concord's 2nd Annual Earth Day Celebration on April 22nd from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Hillcrest Park."
Apr 6
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Markham Arboretum Spring Plant Sale at Markham Arboretum & Nature Park

April 8, 2017 from 9am to 1pm
Spring Sale! Natives, Mediterranean Gems and Edibles Yep, we know – there is no optimist like a gardener and we aim to stay the course by having our yearly edibles sale early.The sale will feature the astonishing tomatoes and other edibles from Biota, our super-local, permaculture-certified growers of high-quality, organically-raised annual and perennial edibles.You can visit Biota’s website.See More
Apr 4
Tyler Snortum-Phelps posted a discussion

How Sustainable Are You? Take The Challenge!

Yes, we all recycle. Perhaps we have installed drip irrigation, or have even replaced our lawn. As Sustainable Contra Costa supporters, we share a passion for creating a more just, sustainable world. Is there anything else we could be doing?Take the 2017 Community Resilience Challenge and find out!…See More
Apr 4

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Job Opening - Regional Manager with Rising Sun Energy

Rising Sun is hiring for a full-time Regional Manager with our California Youth Energy Services program. This position plays a key leadership role on the Youth Programs team, supervising a Regional Outreach Manager and overseeing program implementation and success in Oakland, Richmond, Santa Rosa, and Marin County. 

 

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Posted on February 23, 2016 at 11:27pm

Job Opening: Green Team Assistant

We have an opportunity to work for a non-profit implementing a district wide recycling program in Martinez Unified Schools.  We are looking for a person interested in working with elementary school children and at-risk high school students to run a Recycling Education initiative program.  The job was designed for college-age students who are looking for part time work and are also interested in careers in sustainable education.  

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Posted on December 18, 2015 at 10:54am

SCOCO awarding $500 in Seeds of Change Contest

Sustainable Contra Costa announces the Seeds of Change Innovation Contest. This contest will showcase great ideas, fund innovative projects and recognize creative thinkers in our community.
 
We're looking for creative projects and innovative ideas that have the potential for broad use and wide impact.…
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Posted on July 23, 2015 at 5:17pm

Give Back, For Goodness Sake!

Posted on December 1, 2014 at 11:49am

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