Tyler Snortum-Phelps's Blog (27)

Stock up at Sports Basement and give back to SCOCO!

Sustainable Contra Costa is collaborating with Sports Basement to provide our community a discount on all online orders from August 23rd-29th. If you join Sports Basement's Basementeer program, you will get…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on August 5, 2020 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Sustainability Award Nominations close in ten days!

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…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on June 25, 2020 at 10:59am — No Comments

Frequenty Asked Questions About the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge

Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge FAQs

  • What is the Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge and why should I get involved?
    • The Cleaner Contra…
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on June 15, 2020 at 11:00am — No Comments

Posting an event on NextDoor

Here's how to share an event to your NextDoor profile:

Log in to NextDoor, and click on Events in the Menu, and Add Event:

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Then, fill in the event fields - it's best to pick the bigger neighborhood option, and type = Classes. Copy / Paste Workshop title and description from our website or the at the bottom of this email. …
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on June 11, 2020 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Join the Environmental Voter Project!

Sustainable Rossmoor’s Upping Our Game Committee was charged with finding ways that individuals can have as large on impact on combating climate change as possible. Their best answer to that mission is to help get the U.S. to develop the…
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on May 21, 2020 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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!

Get all the details about the Fall Challenge…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on October 21, 2019 at 2:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on September 23, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on September 9, 2019 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Leadership in Sustainability Awards - 2019 Winners

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…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on September 6, 2019 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Announcing the 2019 Sustainability Award Finalists!

Congratulations to all the individuals and organizations who are finalists for this year's awards. Winners will be announced in our next newsletter, published on September 4th!
 
  • Ruth Abbe
  • Smitty Ardrey,…
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on August 23, 2019 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Cover Photo Contest - Your Photo Could Win!

Friends, once again we are inviting YOU to submit a photo that will grace…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on August 12, 2019 at 5:58pm — No Comments

Workshop THIS Thursday: Curious About Cannabis

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,…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on June 18, 2019 at 7:01pm — No Comments

Seeking volunteer and paid positions for sustainability outreach

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

The Cleaner Contra Costa Challenge is a collaborative initiative helping students,…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on April 10, 2019 at 3:05pm — No Comments

Seeking host home in Pittsburg for laundry-to-landscape greywater workshop

Save water and irrigate your landscape every time you do laundry! Greywater systems sustainably irrigate your yard without consuming precious potable water.

We are looking for a home to install a simple “laundry-to-landscape” greywater system as part of a hands-on workshop offered on March 2nd by Sustainable Contra Costa, the City of Pittsburg, and Contra Costa Water District. If your home meets these requirements and you’re interested in participating in our program, please get in…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on January 14, 2019 at 5:07pm — No Comments

Support SCOCO and Take 20% Off at Sports Basement! 12/13 - 15 ONLY

Head to any Sports Basement for your holiday shopping and support Sustainable Contra Costa at the same time.

ONLY between December 13th and 15th, Basementeers received 20% off your entire purchase! You can become a Basementeer here, or in any store. Make sure to designate Sustainable Contra Costa as your…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on December 12, 2018 at 3:38pm — No Comments

Support SCOCO on #Giving Tuesday!

 #Giving Tuesday is November 27th! Facebook and PayPal are matching donations on Facebook for a total of up to $7 million dollars.

Donate to help us launch a Countywide program that will engage thousands of residents of Contra Costa in new and exciting ways to help them reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. Sustainable Contra Costa's committed…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on November 9, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

In case you plan to make an Amazon purchase any time soon, this week is 10x the normal donation rate - spread the word! Remember to always go to smile.amazon.com (hopefully Sustainable Contra Costa i…

In case you plan to make an Amazon purchase any time soon, this week is 10x the normal donation rate - spread the word! Remember to always go to smile.amazon.com (hopefully Sustainable Contra Costa is your beneficiary already!) when you check out so that a portion of your purchase goes to SCOCO!

AmazonSmile is increasing…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on October 29, 2018 at 3:28pm — 1 Comment

Your photo could be on the cover of the awards program!

Friends, once again we are inviting YOU to submit a photo that will grace the cover of our program booklet at this year's Leadership In Sustainability Awards Gala on September 20th. Take a look at last year's booklet so you can see what we're talking about.

The rules are simple:…

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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on July 26, 2018 at 1:53pm — No Comments

Sustainability Awards: Last Chance to Nominate!

The deadline is almost here! You have only one more week, until July 15th to nominate a sustainability leader.  On September 20th, our community will come together at the 10th Annual Leadership in Sustainability & Green Building Awards Gala to celebrate and honor those who demonstrate outstanding…
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Added by Tyler Snortum-Phelps on July 9, 2018 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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