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January 14, 2019

Mark your calendars for Tuesday, March 12th for our first film of 2019 - Wilder Than Wild.

Sustainable Lafayette and the Town Hall Theatre are co-hosting a screening of this timely film.

Four years in the making, this one-hour documentary reveals how fire suppression and...

September 26, 2018

Join us on Tuesday, October 16th to view "An Inconvenient Sequel" with a panel of climate change advocates. Our founder, Steve Richard, will be on hand to answer questions and share his insights on how we can continue to make progress at our local level!

February 25, 2018

No, the color of our air hasn't changed. PurpleAir is an Internet-of-Things (IoT) enabled service that empowers individuals to monitor the level of fine particulate air pollution in their immediate area by installing affordable sensors across the community. These devic...

February 12, 2018

Dignity health eliminates plastic straws!

They used 2 million plastic straws every year. Not anymore.

How it all happened

September 6, 2017

Visit and learn from several different Lafayette residents who have volunteered to share with you their experiences installing solar energy and leasing or purchasing electric vehicles (EVs). This free Open House weekend is organized by Sustainable Lafayette and provide...

September 6, 2017

August 29, 2017: The Board of Sustainable Lafayette has voted to endorse the non-profit, Save Lafayette Trees, and its efforts to stop PG&E from the unnecessary cutting of trees in Lafayette. In March 2017, PG&E and the City of Lafayette signed a tree cutting agreement...

April 30, 2017

The drought is over! The drought is over!

Uhhhhh…really?

Yes, on April 7, the Governor declared that the drought that plagued California from 2011 through early 2017 had ended, thanks to the wettest winter on record in Northern California.  Then, in late April, Californi...

April 30, 2017

Burning fossil fuels releases significant quantities of carbon dioxide, aggravating climate change. Although it gets less attention these days, combustion also emits volumes of pollutants, which can cause a variety of illnesses (Fischetti , Mark. "The Health Care Burde...

April 17, 2017

Did you know there is an underwater national park just a few miles off the shores bordering San Francisco that is home to 36 marine mammal species, over 390 species of fish, and over 330 species of invertebrates? 

It's called the Greater Farallones National Marine...

April 9, 2017

One word – YUM! IzzyA’s Frozen Custard is the perfect snack to enjoy while cruising around the Earth Day festival. Pure, clean and simple frozen custard ice cream- honestly!

You’ll find this dessert food truck at the Earth Day festival serving delicious frozen custard a...

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