Stories of Sustainability (33)

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Residential wind turbines

I have wanted to add a wind turbine to my house since I first saw a residential sized double helix designed one at the Green Festival in 20…

Started by Julie Haas-Wajdowicz

0 Jun 17, 2019

Rainwater Collection Workshop: A Second Chance With New Date!

There are so many reasons to harvest rainwater. The obvious one is that water is more precious than ever, especially in California during…

Started by Alison Clary

0 Oct 18, 2017

Announcing the 2017 Sustainability Award Winners!

Sustainable Contra Costa is pleased to announce the 2017 Leadership in Sustainability Award winners! The award winners were honored at the…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Aug 31, 2017

Leadership in Sustainability Awards Gala

On September 20th, our community will come together at the 9th Annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Apr 12, 2017

The Sustainability Movement's Big Night: 8th Annual Awards Gala

The sustainability movement in Contra Costa had its big night on September 21st, at the eighth annual Contra Costa Leadership in Sustainabi…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Sep 28, 2016

Seeds of Change Contest - Your project could be awarded $500

Leadership In Sustainability Fair This year, we're expanding last year's very successful Seeds of Change Contest to include a larger number…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Sep 12, 2016

How to Cut Your Water Consumption in Half!

By simply peeing in the back yard, instead of using the toilet, I cut my water consumption in half! I also put 5-gallon buckets in the kitc…

Started by Mike Vandeman

0 May 19, 2015

How Did Toby Hemenway Inspire You to Take Action?

Please share with the SCOCO team how the Toby Hemenway presentation inspired you to take action.  What new action(s) are you planning on do…

Started by Julianna Oldroyd

1 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Tina King Neuhausel

Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards 2013

Two hundred and twenty sustainability advocates, including business and government leaders, students, teachers, and nonprofit founders fill…

Started by Tina King Neuhausel

0 Nov 19, 2013

California’s new solar program SB 43 nears the finish line! Keep your finger's crossed..

Solar is growing by leaps and bounds in California, but many residents and businesses in the state still can’t go solar today. The traditio…

Started by Michael Esver

0 Sep 10, 2013


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