Tyler Snortum-Phelps
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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.

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…Continue

Started Feb 28

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

Sustainable Contra Costa has teamed up with Central San to teach elementary and high…Continue

Started Jan 31

 

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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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Home In Harmony: Living With Less Stuff at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

May 18, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
An abundance of material items can smother us in many ways, keeping us from focusing on what really matters. Simplicity brings balance to our life, freedom from distraction and joy to self. Marian Woodard and Denise Koroslev will present fun, practical ways to organize, declutter, and get our home in shape, while resisting the urge to bring in more stuff. Kimberly Lam and Anne Baker will show sustainable ways to recycle these discarded items, giving them a new life so they don't end up in our…See More
Apr 10
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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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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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Greywater Installation Workshop at Private home in Lafayette

May 13, 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
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
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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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John Muir Earth Day Birthday at John Muir National Historic Site

April 22, 2017 from 10am to 4pm
John Muir inspired people all over the world to “keep close to nature’s heart.” In this spirit, we celebrate John Muir’s birthday at his former home, along with Earth Day, which brings us closer to knowing our planet and practical ways to help it thrive. Bring the whole family to this FREE event!SCHEDULE:10:30 a.m. STAGE — Music by Piedmont Highlanders Pipe & Drum Band11:30 a.m. STAGE — Recycled Fashion Show12:00 p.m. STAGE — Sourdough Starter Award with John Muir Mountain Day Camp Director…See More
Apr 3
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Mar 31
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Make It Don't Buy It: DIY Condiments & Sauces at Rodgers Ranch Heritage Center

June 15, 2017 from 10am to 12pm
There are many wonderful reasons for making your own condiments and sauces: You have control over what goes in them; the ingredients are fresher; they taste better; and, in many cases, they cost less. See how easy it is to make mayonnaise, mustard, ketchup, almond milk, barbecue sauce and salad dressings. Everyone will participate in making one of these, so bring an apron. $20 fee. Register HERESee More
Mar 31
Tyler Snortum-Phelps left a comment for Aubrey Beltran
"Welcome Aubrey! Come visit the Sustainable Contra Costa table at the John Muir Earth Day Birthday event in Martinez, or Lafayette's Earth Day celebration."
Mar 31
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Annual Wildlife Festival at Wagner Ranch Nature Area

April 23, 2017 from 11:30am to 4:30pm
This fun family event is FREE and open to the public. Come enjoy pond critters, goats, garden activities, Native American drumming, arts & crafts, and more! This free outdoor event offers fun and educational activities for the entire family!  Pond and Garden ActivitiesHoneybees, Goats, Turtles and ParrotsNative American Drumming and StorytellingFood and MusicFace Painting and Wildlife TattoosArts & CraftsDocent-led tours of the beautiful, historic 18-acre property, the home site of…See More
Mar 22

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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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