All Discussions Tagged 'conservation' (9)

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Lawn Be Gone! DIY Sheet Mulching

Action of the Month: DIY Sheet Mulching Fall is the perfect time to sheet-mulch. Not familiar with that term? It's a layered mulch system t…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Oct 1, 2018

Lawn Conversion: It’s easier than you think!

By converting your lawn into a garden, you’ll save water and can create a beautiful habitat.  Plus, there are rebate programs available to…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 2, 2017

Look Who'sTaking Action: East Bay Energy Watch

Lighting typically accounts for more than one third of the energy costs of a business, yet a large number of businesses are operating with…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Aug 4, 2016

Summer Water-Saving Practices

California’s mandatory drought restrictions have been lifted, but that doesn’t mean it’s time to stop water conservation efforts.  Accordin…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 3, 2016

Action of the Month: Get a Home Energy Upgrade

Although water conservation has been a hot topic this summer, it’s also important to look at home energy use and conservation. With sizzlin…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Aug 5, 2015

Great Greywater Systems

Sustainable Contra Costa recently hosted a Laundry to Landscape – Greywater Installation workshop at a private home in Antioch. SCOCO contr…

Started by Tyler Snortum-Phelps

0 Jul 6, 2015

California Water Restrictions

The drought situation in California is at the forefront of many minds – snowpack levels are at record lows, you’ve probably seen pictures o…

Started by Kerry Rivers

0 Jul 1, 2015

Save Water: Sheet Mulch to Lose Your Lawn

About half of total average California household water usage is used for landscaping and other outdoor uses. You can drastically cut down…

Started by Kimberly Lam

0 Apr 30, 2015

LED Lights vs. CFL Lights: What Works for Your Home?

Danielle Stewart provides cost and lighting factors on CFLs and LEDs to help us make intelligent choices. "Choosing the right light bulb c…

Started by Sundong Kwong

0 Mar 9, 2012


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