Great Green Ideas…Earth Friendly Thinking

Bucket List: Grand Canyon?

July 04, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Discover earth, Hike

Is it on YOUR “bucket list”? One way to do it: As the Colorado River winds its way between the Shivwits and Hualapai plateaus, it cascades into the lower gorge of the Grand Canyon creating a world of excitement and unexpected beauty. Travel 97 miles from Whitmore Wash to South Cove on Lake Mead, which […]

Prepare for Hurricane Season with LuminAID Solar Inflatable Lights!

July 01, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding, Ocean

With hurricane season upon us, it’s time to get prepared. We hear story after story of people without power, in the dark with dead flashlights and no candles, with nowhere to turn. So this year, prepare your house and family before a serious storm or hurricane strikes. YOU TUBE – See how it works    […]

3Core – Supporting California Small Business

June 25, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Food

3Core serves businesses in the Tri-county area of Tehama, Butte, Glenn in Northern California.  Small businesses often don’t meet the traditional requirements for lending, so expansion is difficult. Sometimes a small business owner’s biggest challenge isn’t the grand opening, but managing the growth spurts or weathering a change in conditions.  Many businesses benefit:  Sutherland Glass […]

Screening on 6/6 of Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West

June 04, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Discover earth, Events, Ocean

Recology is very proud to host a screening of “Watershed: Exploring a New Water Ethic for the New West,” produced by REDFORD CENTER AND Kontent Films based in San Francisco. Writer/director Mark Decena will be in attendance for a Q&A following the screening. 5:30-6:00: Refreshments/light snacks 6:00-6:15: Introduction/comments by Mark Decena of Kontent Films 6:00-7:00: […]

Baker Beach in SF: Monthly Beach Cleanup

June 04, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Events, Ocean

Join the  Surfrider Foundation and green team members from Wells Fargo, Autodesk and happy local San Francisco beach-lovers for a beach cleanup at San Francisco’s Baker Beach.  It’s a monthly event, take a look at their calendar. Baker Beach is near the Presidio, with awesome views of the Golden Gate bridge. Bring a group, carpool, have […]

San Francisco 2016 Film Night in the Park series

June 01, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Events

Thanks to the San Francisco Neighborhood Theater Foundation, local donations and corporate donations too, the  2016 Film Night in the Park series continues. Films are free of charge and projected on a giant outdoor screen. All shows begin at 8 pm or dusk and anyone who presents a Wells Fargo debit card at the concession […]

New Book: “Magic Sack Come Back Come Back”

May 26, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Books, Discover earth

Author Deborah Watters’ new novel, “Magic Sack Come Back Come Back”, is an adventure through magic and fantasy full of eccentric characters and exotic creatures. Readers join the 9-year-old heroine Soshi in southeastern Australia as she grows toward adulthood with promise and optimism, embarking on rollicking adventures on an enchanted flying carpet, the “Magic Sack”. […]

Autodesk Shows off GREAT Design

May 25, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Events, Global 3D view, Green Building

This museum is one of my favorites! It has wonderful exhibits that take you on a local tour of great design, innovation, quirky imaginations and offers a wonderful view into design. Autodesk Gallery is near the Embarcadero in SF and very interesting, especially for a geeky field trip! location: 1 Market St (One Market Plaza) […]

California Zero Emissions Demonstration Project Includes Diesel Plug-In Hybrid Trucks

May 25, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Corporate Green, Energy Saving, Global Understanding

Overall, from 2010 to 2015, the fleet of 160,000 clean diesel commercial vehicles in California have eliminated 700,000 tons of NOx, 2.5 million tons of carbon dioxide and saved 5.8 million barrels of crude oil, Schaeffer said.   California Would Have Immediate Air Quality Benefits From Increased Clean Diesel Usage However, Schaeffer said these immediate […]

Argentina – Expand your World View!

May 25, 2016 By: Jacqueline Smith Category: Global Understanding

First Run Features announces the NY and LA premieres of the documentary film ARGENTINA at the Lincoln Plaza Cinema  ARGENTINA is the latest film from the legendary Spanish director of Carmen and Flamenco, Carlos Saura. It explores the heart of traditional Argentine folklore via a series of choreographed tableaux retracing a history rich in original […]