Now is the time! You don't want to miss the deadline! The Leadership in Sustainability Award nominations will close on July 6th. Anyone can submit a nomination. All it takes is the idea that your favorite individual, nonprofit, government program, school, or business deserves to be recognized…Continue
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For our community, kids, and collective futures, take action today for a sustainable tomorrow. Get started by joining the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge!
Since April 2019, over 650 households have already joined the Challenge. Together, we’ve reduced our carbon footprint by over 147 tons of CO2 emissions so far.
This is just the beginning of the actions we need to take as a community in order to share a sustainable future. Will you be part of the…
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Do you have a friend or relative who owns a small business?
As you know, during this time of social distancing due to the COVID19 pandemic, many local small businesses are really struggling. You can help them from home even if their “brick and mortar” doors are closed. You can help them in several ways that don’t cost any money. Here are some suggestions:
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Tell your friends and family about the business…Continue
Earth Hour happens this Saturday, March 28th at 8:30 local time. Click flashlights, light lanterns, and get ready to turn electric lights out to celebrate Earth Hour! Wherever you come from, you can help our planet.…Continue
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Seasons Greetings and Happy New Year!
Winter is a time to celebrate the love and abundance that we have experienced over the past year. It’s a time to be grateful for all that we have learned, embrace that which is working and let go of the things that are no longer serving us well. We are so grateful for the 523 households who have joined the Cleaner Challenge since April and are making a choice to live more…Continue
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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!
Get all the details about the Fall Challenge…Continue
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Don’t panic! Maybe powering down is just what we need to understand how to be resilient – and that we are resilient beings! Instead of running out to buy our own backup generators, we could shut off our devices, break out the sweater and wool socks, and trust that we’re going to be fine. Do we really need to rush out to buy more stuff?Continue
Added by Tina King Neuhausel on October 9, 2019 at 10:00pm — No Comments
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…Continue
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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…Continue
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Each year, our community comes together to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean, and resilient – for the long run. Awards are presented to individuals, nonprofits, government programs, schools, and business.
Winners will be honored at the 11th Annual Leadership in…Continue
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The health benefits of medical marijuana and other Cannabis products are being discussed everywhere, and this ancient plant has the potential to be a natural home-grown remedy. But what are the facts, and what is hype? Our expert from the Rossmoor Medical Marijuana Club will provide an overview of the health benefits of cannabis products,THC vs. CBD,…Continue
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Sustainable Contra Costa has an immediate need for outreach volunteers to help promote the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge in the months of April and May.Continue
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