Tina King Neuhausel's Blog (15)

Bring your harvest and swap for other wonderful home-grown things this Wednesday in Pacheco!

Martinez Crop Swap community celebrating 5 years of trading and community building!

Wednesday, May 24th …

Added by Tina King Neuhausel on May 23, 2017 at 2:06pm — No Comments

SCOCO Volunteer Opportunity Now Open - Business Outreach Specialist

Sustainable Contra Costa Volunteer Position

Position TitleBusiness Outreach Specialist

Objective:  The Business Outreach Specialist serves as the first point of contact to businesses for the East Bay Energy Watch (EBEW) Program. Through their partnership with local governments, Sustainable Contra Costa aims to expand participation of Contra Costa businesses. The EBEW program offers customized services to small and medium-sized…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on April 12, 2016 at 2:03pm — No Comments

Antarctica Ice Sheet - Two New Studies on Polar Melt and Sea Level Rise

Various measurements have captured the West Antarctic ice sheet changing very rapidly in the region where it flows into the Amundsen Sea.

Read the New York Times article…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on May 14, 2014 at 10:40am — No Comments

NYC using Food Waste to Heat Homes and Reduce GHG

Now this is exciting!

New York City will reduce the amount of food waste sent to landfills by converting it into energy. Last week, Deputy Mayor Cas Halloway announced that the city will partner with Waste Management to deliver pre-processed organic waste food to Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant where it will be added to wastewater sludge to increase biogas production. The biogas…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on January 9, 2014 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Bay Area Open Space Foundation is Hiring

We seek a committed, energetic, and eloquent professional to join our team.  The ideal candidate will have a mix of public policy and planning experience, project management and leadership skills, GIS savvy, and a passion for land conservation. 

Added by Tina King Neuhausel on June 28, 2013 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Small inventions can make a world of difference! Plastic to Oil

One Japanese man created a small machine that turns plastic into oil - small steps can change the future! Plastic to Oil - Our World 2.0

Added by Tina King Neuhausel on November 30, 2012 at 11:00am — No Comments

Toyota's Environmental Report - see how they are doing

Toyota Environmental Report 2012 covers all aspects of the their vehicle lifecycles - research and development, manufacturing, logistics and sales. Relationships with suppliers and dealerships, as well as how we support environmental stewardship and education initiatives.

Check out the 2012 At-A-Glance Toyota Environmental Report 2012

Added by Tina King Neuhausel on November 30, 2012 at 10:08am — No Comments

How California Could Force the Rest of the US to Label GMO Foods

by Tom Philpott

May 31, 2012

Mother Jones

In November, California voters will decide on a ballot initiative that would require labeling of all foods containing ingredients from genetically modified crops. The initiative made it to the ballot after almost 1 million Californians signed a petition in favor of it—nearly double the 504,760 signatures needed under the state's proposition rules. The campaign that organized the push to get the measure on the ballot focused on…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on June 13, 2012 at 10:18am — No Comments

The Story of Stuff -- watch and share!

This is one of the best videos I've ever seen!


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on December 4, 2011 at 11:31am — No Comments

Pledge to continue the fight against the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline

Incredible news: the President just delayed the decision on the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline, effectively killing the project! 

This is an amazing victory for our movement, and a demonstration of people power in action. But we can't back down now -- we need to pledge to take this fight forward, and stand up to…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on November 10, 2011 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Operation Turkey Drop

On November 5th, 2011 your local Veterans will be accepting donations of frozen turkeys and nonperishable food items for the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

8AM - 2PM

Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano, Fairfield Warehouse…


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on October 26, 2011 at 10:13am — No Comments

Amazing Chicken Marbella recipe

I just used the beloved Alhambra Valley Olive Oil in this amazing Chicken Marbella recipe from Silver Palate cookbook. Was out of olives (where can I buy Alhambra Valley Olives?) and used currants instead of prunes.

Serving it with lightly broiled asparagus drizzled with red wine vinegar, olive oil, salt and pepper...yummm!. …


Added by Tina King Neuhausel on July 17, 2011 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Finding Perfection in Change

This perspective beautifully written by Justin Van Kleeck inspires me to focus on abundance and harmony rather than scarcity and conflict - freeing!

Added by Tina King Neuhausel on October 2, 2010 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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