This holiday season, consider giving experiences instead of stuff to your friends and family! Not only can "experience" gifts be more environmentally-friendly (less resources used to manufacture,…Continue
Started Dec 1
One of the easiest ways to drastically reduce your Carbon Footprint is to switch to renewable energy! Can’t add solar to your home? No problem! You can still choose Green Electricity. In fact, it…Continue
Started Oct 1
So you've switched over to eating more natural foods, using natural household cleaning supplies, and applying natural fertilizers in your garden. What's next? How about choosing clothing made from…Continue
Started Jun 4
Did you know that the poor and people of color are more likely to live in the most polluted neighborhoods? Poor communities are routinely targeted to host toxic and hazardous facilities and industries that are dangerous to public health and the environment.
Posted on February 11, 2015 at 6:00pm
When the bell rings on the last day of school, the last thing students are thinking about is what to do with their used school supplies. This year, six schools in Contra Costa County have participated in an end-of-school-year program to collect and divert those school supplies from the landfill.
In total, over 2,200 pounds of school supplies were…Continue
Posted on August 31, 2014 at 10:52am
Yes that is correct, I rode in a car with 3 "strangers" from the Bay Area to Los Angeles, and it was a fantastic, cheap and convenient way to get to my destination!
Before you dismiss me as crazy, read on to learn about my experience - maybe you'll be inspired to try ride-sharing (whether for commuting to work, or for longer trips similar to mine):
A few months ago, I decided to visit some friends in Los Angeles for a few days.
I didn't want to…Continue
Posted on March 25, 2014 at 11:00am
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