California Blog Posts

the ReThink Disposable Team at a celebration of the Alameda project

What the Unpackaging Alameda Project Means For The Future Of Source Reduction

August 9, 2019

We are proud that, with the Ocean Protection Council, we have successfully wrapped a two-year project to unpackage the city of Alameda.

a person planting a young tree sapling

Planting Trees, Growing Environmental Leaders

June 19, 2019

In May, I finished my third semester teaching a college dual enrollment Healthy Communities course at Madison Park Academy in the Sobrante Park District of East Oakland.

Room full of community members at SNAPS air monitors launch

SNAPS Air Monitoring Launch in Lost Hills

June 5, 2019

On May 13th, with the symbolic press of a green button, Comite Lost Hills En Accion (Committee Lost Hills in Action), successfully launched the SNAPS (Study of Neighborhood Air near Petroleum Sourc

Canvasser Spotlight: Fenix Grace

May 6, 2019

“In a time of ecological collapse, we can only do our best to be alive and contribute what is ours to contribute.”--Fenix Grace

Sacramento, California capitol building

People-Powered Democracy and Clean Water Action's Leadership Conference

April 29, 2019

Many Clean Water Action/Clean Water Fun colleagues gathered recently for a conference in Maryland to train up, reinvigorate, share strategies and stories, and look to the future of Clean Water Acti