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Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Thousands Rode on Bike to Work Day

Morning counts across the East Bay tallied 20,732 people rolling by Energizer Stations and participation has increased 30 percent over the past five years.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

PART 2

Most vaccines are untested, and have not undergone double blind, randomized studies as required for any other medication.

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

My Pharmacy, My Kitchen

Ayurvedic wisdom for your good health…

Ayurveda explains that excess heat in the body can be seen to manifest in a wide range of conditions like skin ulcers, acne, rosacea, and much more.

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

VACCINES TRUTHS AND MYTHS

Part 1

nscientific, emotion-laden outbursts and blatant, profit-driven lies blur the lines between vaccine truths and myths in the media.

Green Festival Expo Celebrates Sustainability

Green Festival Expo Celebrates Sustainability

America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event, Green Festival Expo, comes to the Embarcadero in San Francisco on November 11, 12 and 13.

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Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online

Right to Know Act Mandates Ingredient Disclosures on Labels and Online

California Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill into law that requires manufacturers of a wide array of cleaning products to disclose ingredients.

Clothing Drive for Men Moving Forward

Clothing Drive for Men Moving Forward

Through November 16, Chris Corrales is collecting men’s business/interview attire and monetary donations to help men in need to move forward in their lives.

Zensense

Zensense

The Zensense self-extinguishing incense burner uses an innovative sliding-block feature to control the perfect amount of incense fragrance.

Direct Access to Two Controversial Films

Direct Access to Two Controversial Films

Two controversial films investigate vaccines and their potentially devastating effects on the human body.

9th Annual SCOCO Gala Honors Leaders in Sustainability, Green Building

9th Annual SCOCO Gala Honors Leaders in Sustainability, Green Building

This fun and inspiring event honors local individuals and organizations that demonstrate outstanding commitment and leadership in making Contra Costa communities healthy, beautiful, clean and resilient for years to come.

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The Re-Use Revolution

The Re-Use Revolution

Plastics Peril Drives New Strategies

Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles ensnared in plastic nets, whales with guts full of plastics and aerial views of the burgeoning island of floating detritus known as the Pacific Garbage Patch.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Regenerative Agriculture Takes Aim at Climate Change

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Extension Agents at Your Service

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

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The Re-Use Revolution

The Re-Use Revolution

Daily news footage and photos capture the damage plastic is doing to the planet’s oceans: turtles ensnared in plastic nets, whales with guts full of plastics and aerial views of the burgeoning island of floating detritus known as the Pacific Garbage Patch.

Beyond Sustainability

Beyond Sustainability

Farmers are increasingly exploring inexpensive organic methods to return microbial diversity to the soil, which could help mitigate a warming planet by allowing soil to absorb more carbon.

Help For Home Gardeners

Help For Home Gardeners

Nationwide, local extension agents offer soil testing and instruction in organic methods, making rain barrels, choosing native plants and a host of low-cost and no-cost services.

Crops in the City

Crops in the City

Entrepreneurial innovators are tapping into new technologies and markets to grow fresh, healthy food within cities, turning so-called ‘mean streets’ into ‘green streets.’

Pre-Wired for the Future

Pre-Wired for the Future

Imagine, if you can, pedestrian- and transit-friendly cities with new homes pre-wired for electric vehicles and office buildings planned without parking spaces. It’s already happening.

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Green Living Briefs

Floating Solar

Floating Solar

Catching Some Rays on the Water

Bagging It

Bagging It

New York State Bans Plastic Bags

Eco-Camping

Eco-Camping

Keeping It Earth-Friendly

Sunny Solution

Sunny Solution

Wastewater Turned into Hydrogen Fuel

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Eating

Eco-Friendly Outdoor Eating

Save Resources, Reduce Food Waste and More

Wonder Weed

Wonder Weed

Hemp to the Rescue at Detox Sites