2010 Gulf Oil Spill Crisis
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“Brag About Your Bag” A Huge Success
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Thanks to Supply Doc for sharing 1% of profits with EarthShare California
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Ralphs Joins San Diego Coastkeeper at 7th Annual Creek to Bay Cleanup
On Saturday, April 25, more than 50 Ralphs Members and their families celebrated Earth Month by helping remove debris from San Diego’s Ocean Beach. Read more here.
Ralphs Grocery Company Charitable Campaign to Benefit Southern California Environmental Organizations
Ralphs Grocery Company is pleased to announce that it is raising funds to support environmental charities in Southern California. Read more here.
Slide Ranch wins award for best non-profit
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Hollywood & Highland screens showing PSA
The ESCA PSA Promises is showing on the screens at the popular intersection at Hollywood & Highland near the Kodak Theatre. We invite you to drive by, at night, and have a look while you are in Hollywood.
Bravo “Date My Ex” teams with EarthShare
The popular Bravo show “Date My Ex” recently decided to team with EarthShare affiliates, in California, New York and Illinois, to offer a different spin on the recycling of one’s ex. All of the bids from the auction of a date with an ex, on July 17th in Hollywood, were donated to ESCA. ESCA wishes to extend a gracious thank you to Valeria Brown, Bravo, Tracey Shechtman, Grandcentral Marketing, and Jonathan Holiday, the auctioneer, for a great fundraising evening.
Member news - plastics reduction
Coastkeeper, along with other environmental groups, community organizations, businesses and individuals, applaud the San Diego City Council’s Natural Resources and Culture Committee December 3 vote to move the Plastic and Paper Bag Reduction Ordinance to full City Council within 90 days. The ordinance, if adopted, will be a big step forward in reducing plastic bag litter in local communities and from entering the ocean. Read the press release here.
400,000 Ralphs Supermarkets reusable bags purchased!
Plastic grocery bags constitute a large part of our state’s waste on a yearly basis. Californians use more than 19 billion plastic grocery bags each year, creating 147,038 tons of waste in our landfills. With Californians throwing away over 600 bags per second, they are creating enough waste every year to circle the planet over 250 times.
Today over 400,000 reusable bags have been purchased by Ralphs customers! Two years ago Ralphs and ESCA entered into a relationship to offer reusable bags as an alternative to plastic and paper bags. The reusable bags display the logos of EarthShare and member organizations and are for purchase in all Ralphs Supermarkets throughout Southern California. A portion of the sales are donated to EarthShare. Those funds have been used for capacity building by ESCA and its member organizations.
NPR “Morning Edition”sponsorship
EarthShare has purchased two weeks of sponsorship for “Morning Edition” to begin airing nationally on October 1, 2008.
Papyrus environmental efforts
In its continuing effort to become more environmentally responsible, PAPYRUS is taking a number of meaningful steps in 2008. [Read more...]
EarthShare California Partners with good2gether, Inc.
EarthShare California has partnered with the good2gether network, a service that connects nonprofits to new donors, advocates, and volunteers. For more information or to sign your nonprofit up, click here.
100 Ralphs San Diego Team Members Join with Other Volunteers at I Love a Clean San Diego's Creek to Bay Cleanup
On Saturday, April 26, more than 100 Ralphs San Diego Team Members joined with other volunteers at I Love a Clean San Diego's Creek to Bay Cleanup site at Tourmaline Beach in Pacific Beach. [Read more...]
April 2008 as Environmental Awareness Month
EarthShare California Benefits from Casino Party Fundraiser
On September 24, 2007 Pat Smith, ED of EarthShare California (ESCA), attended the FOX Eco-Casino Party along with John Dean and board director Andrew Cunningham III. ESCA,The Nature Conservancy and Habitat for Humanity were the three non profits to benefit from the casino party fundraiser. [Read more...]
Ralphs partners with ESCA to promote reusable shopping bags
Join EarthShare California and Ralphs Supermarkets as they usher in reusable shopping bags. As an earth-friendly alternative, Ralphs is pleased to introduce the new reusable shopping bags promotion. The bags are available in all Southern California Ralphs stores. [Read more...]