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  • climate change | Ecology Center
    a Film Join us at Screening of This Changes Everything 3 5 16 February 25 2016 by Ecology Center What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we ll ever get to build a better world Inspired by Naomi Klein s international non fiction bestseller This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re imagine the vast challenge of climate change Free film screening will be Saturday March 5 at 10 30 AM at the Rialto Cinemas Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate change Ecology Center event film screening Naomi Klein This Changes Everything Leave a reply What Does Real Climate Leadership Look Like February 20 2015 by Kad Smith On Saturday Feb 7th I took to the streets along with 8 000 others to march in support of real climate leadership across the state of California and beyond The march was a peaceful yet powerful assembly of advocates activists and allies of the vital climate justice movement As the threat of climate change Read more Posted in Blog Tagged 350 Bay Area climate action climate change fracking Leave a reply Join the Clean Power Healthy Communities Conference via Webcast 3 5 15 February 18 2015 by Ecology Center The annual Clean Power Healthy Communities Conference is the premier gathering in the Bay Area of clean energy advocates devoted to bringing the benefits of local renewable power to our communities and it s coming up on March 5th Organized by the Local Clean Energy Alliance this year s conference will be nationally webcast on the Youtube Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action climate change Community Choice Aggregation community choice energy local clean energy Leave a reply From Roof to Rain Barrel to Yard Class with Kim Titus from Urban Farmer Store this Saturday 2 21

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/climate-change/ (2016-04-30)
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  • oil refineries | Ecology Center
    25 2014 by Ecology Center Oil companies in the Bay Area have proposed plans to move explosive fracked crude oil through major Bay Area cities using the same tracks as Amtrak s passenger rail line This move puts all the cities along the path of this rail route at risk including Richmond Berkeley Oakland and San Jose This region has a Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Berkeley City Council climate action fracking oil by rail oil refineries Sierra Club sunflower alliance Leave a reply Two Climate Actions You Can Take This Week March 18 2014 by Ecology Center What kind of environment do you want to live in five years from now You can make a healthy climate and a healthy community part of your vision by taking two actions today asking your State Senator to support the Charge Ahead California Initiative SB 1275 and urging BAAQMD to halt new oil infrastructure projects Read more Posted in Blog Tagged air pollution BAAQMD Charge Ahead California Initiative climate action community health electric vehicles oil by rail oil refineries 2 Replies The New East Bay Climate Goal Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries Expansion November 16 2013 by Ecology Center An overflow crowd of 115 turned out last week to rally around an emerging goal for the Bay Area climate movement to block our five East Bay refineries from processing the dirtiest crude oils such as tar sands The event organized by the Ecology Center along with 350 Bay Area the Sunflower Alliance Idle No Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged 350 Bay Area asthma big oil climate event community health Ecology Center event NRDC oil refineries tar sands Leave a reply Bay Area Big Oil Getting Bigger Panel Discussion 11 6 13 October 31 2013 by Ecology Center Did you know

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/oil-refineries/ (2016-04-30)
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  • tar sands | Ecology Center
    Forum 4 21 16 April 18 2016 by Ecology Center The five Bay Area refineries are poised to start importing large amounts of oil from the Canadian tar sands Why does this matter Tar sands are a highly polluting fossil fuel that are dangerous to transport process and store Converting crude oil derived from the tar sands called bitumen into useable fuel takes so much Read more Posted in Blog Tagged BAAQMD Chevron disaster climate climate action climate change oil refineries take action tar sands Leave a reply The New East Bay Climate Goal Blocking Dirty Oil Refineries Expansion November 16 2013 by Ecology Center An overflow crowd of 115 turned out last week to rally around an emerging goal for the Bay Area climate movement to block our five East Bay refineries from processing the dirtiest crude oils such as tar sands The event organized by the Ecology Center along with 350 Bay Area the Sunflower Alliance Idle No Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged 350 Bay Area asthma big oil climate event community health Ecology Center event NRDC oil refineries tar sands Leave a reply Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/tar-sands/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Ecology Center events | Ecology Center
    Adaptation 8 16 15 August 10 2015 by Ecology Center How can using recycled cardboard boxes restore the soil in your yard and allow you to grow a thriving toxin free garden How can a roof filter air pollution help prevent flooding and reduce the need for heating and air conditioning Find out the answers to these questions as you explore the inspiring EcoHouse demonstration site Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate action EcoHouse tour Ecology Center events Leave a reply The Down and Dirty Soil Building Workshop 8 9 15 August 4 2015 by Ecology Center How do you grow more productive greener and healthier gardens and farms with less time and money The secret is soil healthy living soil that is Join soil scientist author and former agricultural extension instructor Elizabeth Ea Murphy for a free 2 hour workshop unlocking the secrets of living soil Learn how to recognize healthy Read more Posted in Blog Tagged author event backyard gardening Ecology Center events healthy soil Leave a reply Plastic Free July Events Actions for Body Home and Planet June 22 2015 by Ecology Center This July the Ecology Center along with an array of cosponsors will be hosting Plastic Free July a series of events for community members to learn take action get tips on reducing plastic waste and connect with others who are concerned about the global problem of plastic pollution Plastic Free July is an annual event that began Read more Posted in Blog Featured Tagged Beth Terry Ecology Center events microbeads plastic free Plastic Free July take action Zero Waste 2 Replies 10 ways we moved the needle in 2014 December 30 2014 by Ecology Center Here s what s inspiring us to think big for 2015 1 We helped pass Measure D doing

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/tag/ecology-center-events/ (2016-04-30)
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  • free event | Ecology Center
    July 8 2015 by Ecology Center We re big fans of local activist Beth Terry who offers practical and friendly advice on how to reduce plastic in your life no matter how much you currently use This Saturday she s hosting a potluck lunch and plastic free living workshop with us to explore inspiration challenges and solutions to address our plastic problem Beth will Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Beth Terry Ecology Center event event free event plastic free Plastic Free July Zero Waste Leave a reply Family Fun Festival at Farmers Market 5 30 15 May 22 2015 by Ecology Center The annual FREE Family Fun Festival is back this year on Saturday May 30th at the Downtown Berkeley Farmers Market from 10am 2pm The event is co sponsored by the Ecology Center YMCA the City of Berkeley and BART and will feature games contests performances and hands on activities for all ages Highlights include a farm animal petting Read more Posted in Blog Tagged East Bay Depot for Creative Reuse Ecology Center Farmers Market event Family Fun Festival free event YMCA Leave a reply Farmers Market Cooking Demo Collaboration with Bauman College Kicks Off Tomorrow 4 28 15 April 27 2015 by Ecology Center The Ecology Center is proud to announce a collaboration between Bauman College and our Farmers Markets Beginning Tuesday April 28th Berkeley based holistic nutrition and culinary arts academy Bauman College will be hosting a series of monthly cooking demonstrations at the Ecology Center s Tuesday and Saturday Farmers Markets These demos will feature healthy ethically sourced affordable and Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Bauman College Cooking Demos Ecology Center Farmers Market event free event 2 Replies Wild Fermentation with Phat Beetz Youth Pickle Co 5 2 15 April 24 2015 by Ecology

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  • Blog | Ecology Center | Environment, Community, Justice | Page 2
    Screening of This Changes Everything 3 5 16 February 25 2016 by Ecology Center What if confronting the climate crisis is the best chance we ll ever get to build a better world Inspired by Naomi Klein s international non fiction bestseller This Changes Everything is an epic attempt to re imagine the vast challenge of climate change Free film screening will be Saturday March 5 at 10 30 AM at the Rialto Cinemas Read more Posted in Blog Tagged climate change Ecology Center event film screening Naomi Klein This Changes Everything Leave a reply Tiny A Story About Living Small Film Screening Panel Discussion on Tiny Homes 3 3 16 February 23 2016 by Ecology Center What are the benefits of living in a house with a footprint no larger than a parking space What would it take to make the tiny home movement well big Join us for a film and discussion on Thursday March 3rd at Berkeley Fellowship of Unitarian Universalists Hall A screening of Tiny A Story Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ecology Center event film screening panel tiny home Tiny House In My BackYard tiny houses Leave a reply Ask our Help Desk How do I prepare my soil for gardening February 12 2016 by Ecology Center Spring must be in the air we are getting many questions about how to prepare soil for gardening this season Here s some commonly asked questions we ve been fielding with some online resources to get you pointed in the right direction Do you have more questions At the bottom of this post we list all Read more Posted in Blog Tagged Ask the Help Desk backyard gardening compost Education Engagement Program soil soil health Leave a reply Celebrate International Year of Pulses and Save the Date

    Original URL path: http://ecologycenter.org/blog/page/2/ (2016-04-30)
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  • Special Holiday Schedules for our Programs | Ecology Center
    Open every day through Christmas Eve 11 AM 6 PM including Monday 12 21 15 Open 11 AM 4 PM Christmas Eve 12 24 15 Closed 12 25 15 through 1 4 16 first day open in 2016 is Tuesday 1 5 16 Berkeley Curbside Recycling No pick up Christmas 12 25 15 scheduled Friday route shifts one day to run on Saturday 12 26 15 No pick up New Year s Day 1 1 16 scheduled Friday route shifts one day to run on Saturday 1 2 16 Farmers Markets No markets from Christmas Eve 12 24 15 through New Year s eve 12 31 15 First market of 2016 is Saturday 1 2 16 Farm Fresh Choice No stand on Tuesday 12 29 15 First stand of 2016 is Tuesday 1 5 16 Hotline Help Desk Open 11 AM 4 PM Christmas Eve 11 24 15 Closed 12 25 15 through 1 5 16 This entry was posted in Blog and tagged Farm Fresh Choice food farming holiday schedule recycling store Zero Waste by Ecology Center Bookmark the permalink Return to Blog Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked

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  • We’re Hiring: Come Join Our Work! | Ecology Center
    Work November 13 2015 by Ecology Center We are currently accepting applications for several positions across our programs Farmers Market Access Equity Program Coordinator On Call Curbside Recycling Driver and two Youth positions Please visit our Jobs page for full job descriptions and for details on how to apply These positions are all open now but may be filled at anytime so we encourage candidates to apply soon Spread the word Some of our best candidates come through word of mouth This entry was posted in Blog and tagged Ecology Center jobs food farming join our work now hiring recycling youth by Ecology Center Bookmark the permalink Return to Blog One thought on We re Hiring Come Join Our Work yerme hawk on November 13 2015 at 5 16 pm said Hi there finding it hard to determine how when where one could take Roots of Success modules Any assistance or direction you could provide would be awesome Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published Required fields are marked Comment Name Email Website Inspiring and building a sustainable healthy and just future for the East Bay California and beyond Donate Subscribe Thanks for signing

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