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,…Continue
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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.Continue
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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…Continue
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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…Continue
Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 12, 2018 at 3:38pm — No Comments
#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…Continue
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 is your beneficiary already!) when you check out so that a portion of your purchase goes to SCOCO!
AmazonSmile is increasing…Continue
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:…Continue
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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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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…Continue
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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…Continue
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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.
More than a dozen…Continue
Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on October 21, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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