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  • Community Partnership Rescues Excess Food to Feed Santa Barbara County Residents

    Veggie Rescue and Santa Ynez Valley (SYV) Community Kitchen at St. Mark’s coordinate efforts to turn excess produce into meals for food-insecure residents.

  • Santa Barbara Earth Day Honors Kenny Loggins and CEC’s UC Climate Stewards Graduates with 2022 Environmental Hero Award

    Community Environmental Council proudly announces the recipients of its 2022 Santa Barbara Earth Day Environmental Hero Award.

  • CEC Receives Grant to Address Air Quality in North County

    CEC is the recipient of a $300,000 grant to monitor and share findings on air pollution, wildfire smoke, and pesticide exposure at the neighborhood level throughout Guadalupe and the Santa Maria Valley. 

  • CEC's Santa Barbara Earth Day Celebration
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    CEC's Santa Barbara Earth Day Celebration

     

    [Enter to win Edhat's FREE TICKET GIVEAWAY for the Earth Day Concert. Email info@edhat.com to enter]

    The FREE daytime event will take place in and around downtown Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theatre from 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. A separate ticketed evening concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. Learn more and register at: https://sbearthday.org.

  • CEC Announces Earth Day 2022 at the Arlington Theatre on April 23

    Held at Santa Barbara’s Arlington Theatre, CEC’s Earth Day Features Annual Climate Leadership Summit, Green Car Show, 2nd Annual Earth Day Mural, Environmental Hero Award, Evening Concert Headlined by locals Jackson Gillies and No Simple Highway

  • CEC Climate Action Webinar Series: Wind at Our Backs - Are the Feds Going Big On Climate Action?
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    CEC Climate Action Webinar Series: Wind at Our Backs - Are the Feds Going Big On Climate Action?

    Over the last decade, Central Coast local governments and the state of California generally have made solid progress on climate action, while the Federal government has been at an impasse.

  • CEC Climate Action Webinar Series: UC Climate Stewards – Building Local Climate Leadership
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    CEC Climate Action Webinar Series: UC Climate Stewards – Building Local Climate Leadership

    Join us for a powerful showcase of community-led action. Recent alumni of CEC’s new UC Climate Stewards course share their experience, the community action projects they designed, and how they are putting new-found climate knowledge to work within Central Coast communities.

  • It's National Drive Electric Week

    Community Environmental Council and Electric Drive 805 Coalition Partners Invite Public to Learn About Benefits of Driving Electric

  • Two Hydration Stations Added to Santa Barbara Parks

    The Community Environmental Council is proud to announce the addition of two bottle-filling hydration stations in Alameda and Shoreline parks.

  • CEC Clears Up Misinformation about Community Choice Energy

    The Community Environmental Council aims to clear up misinformation spreading about Community Choice Energy coming to Santa Barbara County next month.

  • Climate and Culture: Using Art to Inspire Activism and Change
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    Climate and Culture: Using Art to Inspire Activism and Change

    CEC Climate Action Webinar Series:

    Climate and Culture

    Using Art to Inspire Activism & Change

    What role do the arts play in communicating climate science?

  • Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Members and Officers to the Board of Directors
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    Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Members and Officers to the Board of Directors

    The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is pleased to announce a high caliber cohort of new members and officers to its Board of Directors.
  • Earth Day Organizers to Honor Greenpeace USA’s Annie Leonard as 2021 Environmental Hero

    The Community Environmental Council proudly announces Annie Leonard, Executive Director of Greenpeace USA, as the recipient of its 2021 Environmental Hero Award.

  • Earth Day Mural Call For Entries

    Santa Barbara County artists are invited to submit concepts for the Earth Day Mural.

  • Virtual Earth Day Festival Planned for April 22-24

    The Community Environmental Council is hosting #CelebrateClimateLeadership, a virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival dedicated to inspiration, community building, and climate action

  • Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival
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    Virtual Santa Barbara Earth Day Festival

    Join us for three days of conversations with climate leaders, musical performances, art contests, exhibitors, inspirational speakers, community building, and opportunities for individuals to learn how they can lean into climate action at this urgent moment.

    Streaming live at SBEarthDay.org, each day will celebrate a key area where climate leaders are stepping up to do the critical work needed to combat the climate crisis:

  • Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Members to Partnership Council
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    Community Environmental Council Welcomes New Members to Partnership Council

    The Community Environmental Council (CEC) is pleased to announce new members to its Partnership Council.
  • CEC Zero Emission Vehicle Equity Grant Focuses on Extremely Low- or No-Cost EVs to Accelerate Transportation Justice

    Electrify America awarded Ecology Action and its partners funding to help residents secure electric vehicle (EV) rebates to get more clean driving, low-maintenance vehicles on the road over the next 16 months.

  • CEC Webinar Series: Circular Economy 101: Closing the Life Cycle Loop
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    CEC Webinar Series: Circular Economy 101: Closing the Life Cycle Loop

    CEC Webinar Series: Circular Economy 101: Closing the Life Cycle Loop
    Tuesday, November 17, 2020
    11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
    Registration for this webinar at:
    https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_kmW0Zcf2Qp6YZH_1dJxpZQ

    For several decades, our region has looked to recycling as a landfill diversion solution – but it's not enough. Even though recycling is a step up from a “take-make-dispose” linear economy approach, it still allows manufacturers to avoid responsibility for the end result of their products and packaging.

  • CEC Webinar Series: National Drive Electric Week – Electric Vehicles 101
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    CEC Webinar Series: National Drive Electric Week – Electric Vehicles 101

    CEC Webinar Series: National Drive Electric Week – Electric Vehicles 101

    COVID-19 disruptions have pushed personal transportation to an all-time low – instigating what hopefully will be some permanent shifts in our telecommuting habits. While it may seem counterintuitive to be investing in a new car at this moment, global impacts to the auto industry mean that affordable, more efficient electric vehicles are now more accessible than ever.

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