Bay Area Green/Sustainability Events & Activites
Berkeley Sustainability Summit
Friday, September 21, 2007
An event that highlights the broad spectrum of Berkeley sustainability efforts led by businesses, government agencies, academic and health institutions, community-based organizations and inspired individuals. The Summit includes a whirlwind of short presentations on Berkeley-focused sustainability projects, structured networking, and an all-organic buffet lunch.
It is a chance for professionals, activists, and interested parties to:
Get exposed to a broad range of local projects and initiatives
Share your work with Berkeley leaders working on companion issues
Cross-pollinate, strategize, and coordinate with other innovators
Reinforce a shared civic passion for a vital, sustainable future
Build It Green
Sunday, September 23, 2007
San Francisco, CA
Build It Green Home Tours offer you a glimpse inside some of the Bay Area's greenest homes. These innovative self-guided tours showcase beautiful homes that were built or remodeled utilizing healthy, energy and resource efficient practices, products, and technologies.
See houses that look great, save money, and are easier on the environment.
Discover how a home can be "greened" whatever your budget or taste.
Meet homeowners and building professionals who have built and remodeled green.
Check out a wide array of green features installed in homes:
Solar hot water and solar electric systems
Radiant floor heating
Super-insulated building methods
Bamboo, cork, natural linoleum, and concrete flooring
Salvaged and sustainably harvested woods
Recycled wood decking
Dual-flush toilets...and much more!
October 19-21, 2007
San Rafael, CA
The Bioneers Conference is a dynamic, leading-edge forum, focused on practical and visionary solutions for restoring the Earth's imperiled ecosystems and healing our human communities.
RE-CREATE 2007 Contest & Exhibition
For more info, call MOCHA (The Museum of Children's Art) at 510-465-8770 ext. 310
Open to students (k-12) in Oakland schools, RE-CREATE is a recycled art competition and exhibition that invites students to create artwork using discarded or reused materials and to compete for prizes. Practice the 4Rs - Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot (Compost) to meet Oakland's zero waste goal. This program is sponsored by the City of Oakland, Public Works Agency in honor of America Recycles Day. All entries due by November 11th.