All Discussions Tagged 'water' (14)

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Reducing Plastic and Other Ways to Make a Difference!

Okay, so we now know that plastics are suboptimal, at best. They contain toxics, are not easily recyclable, do not degrade and are an incre…

Started by Gerard van Steyn

1 Jul 31, 2018
Reply by Alison Clary

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

Go Green With Gray: The Beauty of Graywater

Have you ever thought about your water usage when doing laundry? Older agitator top-loading washing machines use over 40 gallons of water o…

Started by Alison Clary

0 May 1, 2017

Our Community Rose to the Challenge with 9,415 Awe-inspiring Actions in May!

You did it! We are inspired and awed by our community for rising to the Community Resilience Challenge East Bay this May with 9,415 actions…

Started by Tina King Neuhausel

0 Jul 7, 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

Want to capture rainwater for your plants?

Come to our Hands-on Rainwater Harvesting Workshop on December 12th! Save water by capturing the rain that falls on your own roof! Particip…

Started by Tina King Neuhausel

0 Nov 30, 2015

Lose A Lawn, Gain A Garden: Sheetmulching 101

Sheet mulching is one of the easiest and most affordable ways to convert your lawn or underwhelming yard into a beautiful, nutrient-dense,…

Started by Heather Carreon

0 Oct 30, 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

Easy Water-Saving Tips

  The hottest months of the year are upon us! With recent increases on water costs due to the severity of the drought, every little drop…

Started by Ellen Greco

0 Jul 2, 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


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