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Workshop THIS Thursday: Curious About Cannabis

The health benefits of medical marijuana and other Cannabis products are being discussed everywhere, and this ancient plant has the potential to be a natural home-grown remedy. But what are the facts, and what is hype? Our expert from the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Club will provide an overview of the health benefits of cannabis products,THC vs. CBD,…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on June 18, 2019 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Seeking volunteer and paid positions for sustainability outreach

Sustainable Contra Costa has an immediate need for outreach volunteers to help promote the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge in the months of April and May

The Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge is a collaborative initiative helping students,…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on April 10, 2019 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Seeking host home in Pittsburg for laundry-to-landscape greywater workshop

Save water and irrigate your landscape every time you do laundry! Greywater systems sustainably irrigate your yard without consuming precious potable water.

We are looking for a home to install a simple “laundry-to-landscape” greywater system as part of a hands-on workshop offered on March 2nd by Sustainable Contra Costa, the City of Pittsburg, and Contra Costa Water District. If your home meets these requirements and you’re interested in participating in our program, please get in…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on January 14, 2019 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Support SCOCO and Take 20% Off at Sports Basement! 12/13 - 15 ONLY

Head to any Sports Basement for your holiday shopping and support Sustainable Contra Costa at the same time.

ONLY between December 13th and 15th, Basementeers received 20% off your entire purchase! You can become a Basementeer here, or in any store. Make sure to designate Sustainable Contra Costa as your…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 12, 2018 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Support SCOCO on #Giving Tuesday!

 #Giving Tuesday is November 27th! Facebook and PayPal are matching donations on Facebook for a total of up to $7 million dollars.

Donate to help us launch a Countywide program that will engage thousands of residents of Contra Costa in new and exciting ways to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable Contra Costa's committed…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on November 9, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

In case you plan to make an Amazon purchase any time soon, this week is 10x the normal donation rate - spread the word! Remember to always go to smile.amazon.com (hopefully Sustainable Contra Costa i…

In case you plan to make an Amazon purchase any time soon, this week is 10x the normal donation rate - spread the word! Remember to always go to smile.amazon.com (hopefully Sustainable Contra Costa is your beneficiary already!) when you check out so that a portion of your purchase goes to SCOCO!

AmazonSmile is increasing…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on October 29, 2018 at 3:28pm — 1 Comment

Your photo could be on the cover of the awards program!

Friends, once again we are inviting YOU to submit a photo that will grace the cover of our program booklet at this year's Leadership In Sustainability Awards Gala on September 20th. Take a look at last year's booklet so you can see what we're talking about.

The rules are simple:…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on July 26, 2018 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Sustainability Awards: Last Chance to Nominate!

The deadline is almost here! You have only one more week, until July 15th to nominate a sustainability leader.  On September 20th, our community will come together at the 10th Annual Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding…
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on July 9, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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. 

 

The job description is online …

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on February 23, 2016 at 11:27pm — No Comments

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.  

Here is the job…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 18, 2015 at 10:54am — No Comments

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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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on July 23, 2015 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Give Back, For Goodness Sake!

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 1, 2014 at 11:49am — No Comments

Fill Up the Healthy Way This Season - With Root Vegetables! (Plus 3 Delicious Fall Recipes)



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For many of us, sitting around a dinner table topped with traditional dishes is what brings our family and friends together…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 1, 2014 at 11:44am — No Comments

Beautiful, Inspiring and Fun: The 6th Annual SCOCO Awards Gala

The honorees at Sustainable Contra Costa’s annual awards gala October 15th are proof that each of us can take successful action to create a brighter future for our communities.

Click here for photos from the gala.

More than a dozen…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on October 21, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

6th Annual Leadership In Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala

The 6th Annual Sustainability and Green Building Awards Gala is coming on October 15th! This fun and inspiring event supports and celebrates local individuals and organizations for…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on September 2, 2014 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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