Tyler Snortum-Phelps
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  • Walnut Creek, CA
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Let It Rot! Composting Is Always Is Season

With the attention on the holidays, gift shopping, and all the…Continue

Started Jan 4

Action of the Month: Choose Low-Impact Meat

We've advocated on many occasions for reducing the amount of meat in our…Continue

Started Dec 4, 2019

Fall/Winter Sustainability Internship: Volunteer

Do you care about the planet? Are you interested in a career in…Continue

Started Nov 7, 2019

A Grateful AND Low-Impact Thanksgiving

Meat has a very high carbon footprint, so an easy way to make your…Continue

Started Nov 6, 2019

 

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Pressure Canning Vegetables & Homemade Soups at Contra Costa Farm Bureau

March 12, 2020 from 1pm to 4pm
Do you have a pressure canner but have never used it or are nervous about using it? Would you like to liven up your meals during winter’s dreary days?UC Master Food Preservers can help.Learn how and why you should pressure can your vegetables and soups. Learn how to adjust the recipe of your favorite soups so you can pressure can them. Multiple styles of pressure canners will be shown and discussed to give you a strong understanding of what’s available. Canning scraps to help reduce food waste…See More
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Gardening in a Changing Climate Series at Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm

February 22, 2020 at 9:30am to March 21, 2020 at 12pm
In this five-week series, you will learn how to create, cultivate and enjoy a home garden through the lens of a changing climate. With more extreme temperatures, UV rays, and unpredictable water on the way, set up your garden for success by learning about soil management, choosing the right plants, and making other productive decisions. Regardless of the size of your garden, you'll learn how to be more self-sufficient, conserve water and energy, and build community with your fellow gardeners.…See More
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Replace Your Lawn With A Water-Smart Garden: Best Practices For Installation And Maintenance at Pittsburg Library Community Room

March 14, 2020 from 10am to 12pm
Learn to convert your thirsty lawn to a beautiful water-smart garden! This hands-on workshop will visit the beautiful Pittsburg Living Green Garden and share the low-cost, SIMPLE method of lawn conversion, without digging up your old lawn! Garden designer Kelly Marshall will teach you how to create a site analysis of your space, choose plants to create a picturesque drought-tolerant garden, and guide you through the step-by-step process of lawn conversion. Additionally, you will learn…See More
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Gardening in a Changing Climate at Rodgers Ranch Urban Farm

February 22, 2020 at 9:30am to March 21, 2020 at 12pm
In this five-week series, you will learn how to create, cultivate and enjoy a home garden through the lens of a changing climate. With more extreme temperatures, UV rays, and unpredictable water on the way, set up your garden for success by learning about soil management, choosing the right plants, and making other productive decisions. Regardless of the size of your garden, you'll learn how to be more self-sufficient, conserve water and energy, and build community with your fellow gardeners.…See More
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Let It Rot: Home Composting The Easy Way at Environmental Center

February 8, 2020 from 10am to 12pm
What has super powers, makes your garden grow and glow, is super easy, saves you money … and can be done at your convenience?  COMPOST!  You’ll get your “rot” on at this fun workshop and learn the 6 reasons compost can help not just your garden, but the entire planet. See for yourself how simple it can be.We’ll also touch on worm composting as a means of turning kitchen scraps into a compost of exceptional quality. Get all your questions answered and take home great information and…See More
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Let It Rot! Composting Is Always Is Season

With the attention on the holidays, gift shopping, and all the festivities, many people forget that the winter is also the best time of the year to compost. With the leaves and fallen fruit left over from the fall, there is more than enough in anyone’s backyard to compost. And though composting in the winter sounds difficult, with temperatures dropping and kitchen scraps…See More
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Action of the Month: Choose Sustainable Meat for Your Holiday Meals

We've advocated on many occasions for reducing the amount of meat in our diets, especially red meat, which generally has the highest carbon footprint of available meat products. But if you are not a committed vegan or vegetarian, you may be working on your "conscious omnivore" skills, choosing everything you eat with care and understanding, including animal products.We…See More
Dec 4, 2019
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Home Upgrade Energy Efficiency Workshop at Antioch Water Park - Multi-Purpose Room

November 20, 2019 from 6pm to 8pm
Our FREE 2019 BayREN Home Upgrade Workshop will provide you with information and contacts to make your home more energy efficient with rebates up to $5,500!Local Participating Contractors, Building Scientists, and Financing Experts will provide you with the critical information you'll need to get your project started. They can answer your energy efficiency questions and address your home's energy issues. Light snacks and refreshments will be served.…See More
Nov 12, 2019
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Sustainability Internship: Volunteer

Do you care about the planet? Are you interested in a career in sustainability? Do you want to meet key sustainability leaders from the local area while developing your unique skill sets? If so, this position may be for you! Sustainable Contra Costa is looking for passionate and dedicated volunteer interns to help with a variety of sustainability programs and…See More
Nov 7, 2019

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Frequenty Asked Questions About the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge FAQs

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Posted on October 22, 2019 at 10:21am

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge - Fall Update

We hope everyone is enjoying competing in the Cleaner Contra Costa Fall Challenge! If you have not yet joined, it’s not too late to start! Complete as many actions as possible to earn points for a chance to win prizes and be recognized for your efforts. The Challenge goes until March 19, 2020!

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Posted on October 21, 2019 at 2:00pm

The Fall Challenge Starts Now!

We are excited to announce our Cleaner Contra Costa Fall Challenge! Complete as many actions as possible to earn points for a chance to win prizes and be recognized for your efforts. The Challenge starts September 23, 2019 and goes until March…

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Posted on September 23, 2019 at 5:00pm

Join us and HELP at the awards gala! Also - Twlight Parade this Saturday

Do you have your ticket yet for the 11th Annual Sustainability Awards Gala & Fundraiser? It's sure to be a memorable night. This fun and inspiring event supports and celebrates local individuals and organizations for their outstanding contributions and commitment to a healthy environment, economy, and society - so that Contra Costa remains a…

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Posted on September 9, 2019 at 5:00pm

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