Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
Spring is in full swing, and this May we are celebrating Bike Month! Cycling is a great way to enjoy the outdoors, get in some exercise, and commute in a low carbon way. The annual Bike to Wherever Day (formerly Bike to Work Day) will be on May 20,…
May 2
Kimberly Lam replied to Jim Gunshinan's discussion Walking—The Original Green Transportation Option
"Inspiring article - I definitely want to walk more now!"
Feb 28
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
International Women's Day is March 8, and this year the theme is "Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow." This 2022 theme recognizes the contribution of women and girls around the world who are leading the charge on climate change…
Feb 27
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
With Californians learning to live more safely with COVID, large events resuming and employers signaling a return to office, the Bay Area's transit agencies are working together to provide information regarding transit services schedule updates and…
Jan 30
Jim Gunshinan replied to Kimberly Lam's discussion Composting? It's the Law!
"I didn't know about these efforts, through the law and otherwise, to decrease landfill use and the greenhouse gas methane. Thanks for educating me!"
Jan 6
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
On January 1, a new state law (SB 1383) came into effect that requires all people and businesses to separate things like leftover food and kitchen scraps from the rest of their trash.
Organics like food scraps, yard trimmings, paper, and cardboard…
Jan 2
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
Cold winter nights call for warm blankets and cozy candles. But not all candles are the same. The next time you light a candle, check the label and see what kind of candle it is. Depending the ingredients, you may be giving your health a boost—or…
Dec 1, 2021
Jim Gunshinan replied to Kimberly Lam's discussion 3 Back-to-School Zero Waste Lunch Tips
"Hi Kimberly, Great article and helpful to parents especially. I live next to a school. We often walk our dog through campus (after school hours) as a shortcut. Twice in the last three weeks, we have found lunch kits tossed on the grass, some opened…"
Sep 8, 2021
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
The start of a new school year is a great time to upgrade to zero waste school lunches that are healthy for your students and the planet. Here are a few ideas to get you started:Ditch disposable, single-use packaged snacks. Yes, single-serve snack…
Sep 5, 2021
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
Spring is in the air! What better way to enjoy the warmer weather than to stroll through your local farmers' market? This month, we're especially excited about cherries, peas and asparagus in season. Here are 4 reasons we love our farmers' markets:…
May 4, 2021
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
It's time to "get growing" because spring is here! We are lucky to have so many wonderful local plant nurseries, gardening resources, and spring plant sales. Here's a round-up of some of our favorites: Spring Plant Sales & Events: DVC Horticulture…
Mar 25, 2021
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
Did you go through a closet purge or decluttering frenzy to start the new year? Most of us have dropped off bags of clothing culled from our closets over the years to the local Goodwill or Salvation Army and felt pretty good about giving our clothes…
Feb 1, 2021
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Kimberly Lam's discussion 5 Recycling Myths
"Recycling seems so straight forward but can be confusing. Thanks for keeping us informed!"
Jan 12, 2021
Kimberly Lam posted a discussion
Have you made a resolution to live more sustainability and reduce waste in 2021? Products and brands may market their goods and packaging as "green" but in reality, the benefits may not be so clear. Here are some common recycling myths:

Jan 4, 2021
Kimberly Lam replied to Alison Clary's discussion Sustainability News We Can Celebrate!
"Relieved to hear the bees are making a comeback!"
Dec 15, 2020
Tina King Neuhausel replied to Kimberly Lam's discussion 2020 Holiday Gift Guide
"I use the Better World Shopping Guide all the time. Good for finding out how responsible (or not) all the bigger companies are."
Dec 3, 2020