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|Reduce Your Personal and Community Carbon Footprint +free membership to the Ecology Center|
|Date||Tuesday November 10|
|Time||6:00 PM - 8:00 PM|
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|Ecology Center (2530 San Pablo at Dwight, Berkeley)|
|debra [at] ecologycenter.org|
|Address||2530 San Pablo Ave Berkeley CA 94702|
There's no better time to action on climate change!
Join a 4-session Climate Change Action Group at the Ecology Center:
Tuesdays, 6-8pm: November 3, 10, 17 and 24 (last session optional due to holidays)
RSVP to debra [at] ecologycenter.org
Have you already participated in an action group or don't have time right now?
*Pass on this invitation to your friends, family, neighbors and colleagues.
*Invite the Ecology Center to facilitate a group in your workplace or community at no charge.
*Get trained to lead your own group. Next training: Thursday, 10/29, 6-8:30pm at the Ecology Center.
How do the Climate Change Action Groups work?
During four weekly sessions, you will join with a small group of Bay Area residents to calculate your carbon footprint, create a measurable personal action plan to reduce your footprint and make substantive changes in your community.
In addition to inviting you to join a group at the Ecology Center, we will provide no-cost facilitation at your workplace, congregation, neighborhood, or with another community group to which you belong. Climate Change Action Groups can be held as brown bag lunch series or as evening or weekend gatherings. Workplace groups give participants the opportunity to collectively strategize how to make effective organizational changes to reduce the business's footprint, including consideration of how energy and resources are used around the workplace, how employees travel to and from work, and the footprint of the goods and services the business creates, among other issues.
Participation and facilitation services are free. A $10 fee (at cost) will be charged for the Low Carbon Diet workbook. No one turned away for lack of funds.
How do I sign up?
Write to debra [at] ecologycenter.org and pass on this message to your friends and colleagues. For more information, visit http://www.ecologycenter.org
Background on the Ecology Center
The Ecology Center provides the public with reliable information, tools, hands-on training, referrals, strategies, infrastructure, and models for sustainable living. Our programs enable people to adopt practices that are environmentally and socially responsible. We run Berkeley's residential curbside recycling program, the Berkeley Farmers' Markets, Farm Fresh Choice food justice program, Terrain magazine, EcoHouse demonstration home and garden, the Ecology Center Store, and a variety of Information and Climate Change Action programs.
We hope you can join us!