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The Utility Reform Network (TURN)
Updated on October 9, 2019
A watchdog of the Public Utilities Commission, they support "lifeline" service rates and advocate strong conservation measures. Information on environmental health topics such as SMART meters, EMFs, cell phones.View the website
Gas and electric utilities service provider. PGE Smarter Energy Line has energy efficiency advisers on call for residents. They give info about energy related topics and offer advice on window replacement, energy efficiency, appliance rebates, and energy partners for low income people (free weatherization). Website has energy calculator and more.
A quarterly journal of straw bale and natural building. Their website has back issues, online issues, a calendar, apprenticeships, internships & job opportunities, a section on real estate and properties available, a resources list, and a registry of straw bale buildings. Includes a blog for people to discuss articles, hear guest opinions, and share straw bale resources.
Ashby Plumbing and Heating Supply is a helpful plumbing store that can answer some questions about greywater system installation and carries plumbing and some greywater system supplies. Carries Takagi on-demand water heaters and supplies.
American Soil Products is a soil mixer and supplier. They also sell bulk soil and amendments.
Alternative and traditional pet clinic offering acupuncture, herbs, and homeopathy from licensed vets.
A full-service design / build firm that specializes in sustainable design and construction practices, making affordable buildings and communities that provide the highest levels of energy efficiency, resource conservation, human comfort, and social responsibility.
Sustainable floral and event design. Sells locally grown and organic flowers and plants, recycled paper cards, upcycled jewelry, terrariums made from found objects, vintage and recycled glassware and home decour.
They sell bamboo home improvement products: flooring, fencing, decking, plywood, lumber, poles, paneling, slats, edging, matting, and thatch. Cali Bamboo currently donates 1% of its revenue to various environmental organizations and will only sell products that are sustainable and do not impact the planet negatively.
Providing major and minor residential and commercial repair services. Offers some Energy Efficiency services, such as insulation, programmable thermostats, water-saving showerheads, and more. Serving the East Bay.
Drainbo sells drain cleaner and septic system treatment products that are all natural, nontoxic and 100% safe for the environment.
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