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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.

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.

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.

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Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Innovative Uses of Pulp, Paper and Mushrooms

Creative new options include carry-out containers made of wood pulp, baked-goods wrapping paper infused with antibacterial spices, and cardboard made of mushroom roots.

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

Places that Encourage Healthy Living

Blue Zone cities nationwide are making life for their citizens longer and better by encouraging healthy eating, regular exercise and activities that further connection.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Ways to Make Far Less Trash

Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

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Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Eco-Packaging Progress Report

Creative new options include carry-out containers made of wood pulp, baked-goods wrapping paper infused with antibacterial spices, and cardboard made of mushroom roots.

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

The Rise of Blue Zones in America

Blue Zone cities nationwide are making life for their citizens longer and better by encouraging healthy eating, regular exercise and activities that further connection.

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Zero Waste Lifestyle

Light-years beyond the idea of basic decluttering is the concept of zero waste, which means adopting everyday strategies like halting junk mail and adopting gently used, pre-loved items in order to live lightly on the planet.

Waste No Water

Waste No Water

As potable water gets scarcer worldwide, American communities are creatively exploring ways to encourage people to be always water wise.

Art that Inspires Action

Art that Inspires Action

By using marine debris, steel, twigs and even snow, artists are incorporating the natural world into their work while simultaneously sending out an SOS from the planet.

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Green Living Briefs

Dumping Disincentive

Dumping Disincentive

Big Bank Acts to Protect Oceans from Mine Waste

Plastic Pushback

Plastic Pushback

Countries Ban Single-Use Plastics

Teeny Town

Teeny Town

Tiny Houses Can Benefit Seniors

Breathe Easier

Breathe Easier

Hamburg Gets Serious About Diesel Fumes

Rebirthing Books

Rebirthing Books

New Life for Old Friends

Corporate Conscience

Corporate Conscience

Leading Food Companies Aim to Slash Energy Footprints