MLK 2021 ENVIRONMENT

Date Posted: December 23rd, 2020 @ 10:12 AM
Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 @ 8:01 PM

At home activities from Stop Waste

Resource list for residents to reduce energy consumption at home from Sustainable Oakland

Resource list for residents to reduce water consumption at home from EBMUD

Energy saving tips from Environment America

How to start a home compost system from Stop Waste

Test your water pipe material and report to SciStarter to help prioritize infrastructure upgrades

Venture out to your backyard for an insect safari

Virtual field trips around the SF Bay with Stepping Out Stepping In

Gather household hazardous waste and drop off at materials center

Environmental resources from KIDS for the BAY

Identify plants, bugs, and other backyard life with iNaturalist app

Guidelines to Keep Fats, Oil and Grease (FOG) out of the drain

Keep your house fire-safe with these Oakland Fire Department tips

Learn about Oakland's Equitable Climate Action Plan (ECAP)

Learn disaster response skills with the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT)

Learn safe and healthy gardening tips from Alameda County Clean Water Program

Measure home water use with the Pacific Institute's free water and energy calculator

Guide to nature journaling with the John Muir Laws

Home based citizen and community science research from Zooinverse

Play the game about what goes where for home waste disposal in Oakland

Practice water safe home maintenance tips from the Alameda County Clean Water Program

Read science, history, and conservation of East Bay creeks from the Oakland Museum

Reduce use of throw-away single use items - and commit to reusables

Build a bee hotel and help shelter pollinators from National Geographic

Design a home greywater system. Download free manual from Greywater Action

Detain the rain with rain barrels and other rainwater capture systems from Clean Water program

Find Alameda County Healthy Homes Program resources to keep your home safe from hazards such as lead, mold, and pests

Find info on residential and business waste disposal service from Oakland Recycles

Find resources for more sustainable consumption from Urban Sustainability Directors Network

Find safety ratings for household, health, and food products via the Environmental Working Group