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Big Day of Giving 2017

Thanks to you, Davis, we raised  $17,732 on Big Day of Giving!  Past donors were joined by new donors to our circle of supporters. Thanks for investing in a Cooler Davis!

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Laundry Solutions for a Sustainable Lifestyle

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Spending a little time thinking about how you wash and dry your clothes can have a big impact on your sustainable lifestyle. Combine your grandparents’ wisdom with some modern ingenuity and get some truly fantastic results. (more…)

Why Conserve Water After the Winter We Had?

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Right about now a few folks in town are asking why, when our central region snowpack is over 200% and reservoirs are overflowing, do we still have to conserve water and limit watering times.

Why not use our new surface water source, the Sacramento River, and draw down the reservoirs a bit so they can better receive that snowmelt as it melts throughout summer. (more…)

Watermelon Poke Recipe (Serves 4)

vegan recipe

Looking for a refreshing vegan recipe with the best fruits and vegetables of the season?

Check out this recipe by Plant Punk Kitchen!

This recipe is vegan, oil free, and gluten free.

While macadamia nuts and soba (buckwheat) noodles are super high in protein, you could also add some braised tofu to boost it higher.


Screening of Film ‘From the Ashes’ by Interfaith Alliance

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The Yolo Interfaith Alliance for Climate Justice and Lutheran Church of the Incarnation are co-sponsoring an advance screening of From the Ashes, a National Geographic Documentary on the lives and issues behind “the war on coal.”

View the film at the Lutheran Church of the Incarnation (1701 Russell Blvd., Davis) on Wednesday, June 14 at 6 pm. A 2-minute preview of the film is available here. (more…)

Greywater Showcase: Reuse Water to Save Water

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Cool Davis partner Water Wise Davis, with support from the City of Davis, is hosting a Greywater Showcase in the Davis Senior Center Activity Room on Wednesday, July 12, from 5:30 to 7:30pm.

Come and win the raffle grand prize: 1 parts kit for a laundry greywater system! Reserve your spot today! Drop-ins will be accommodated as long as there is space.

The Greywater Showcase will feature a short presentation about the two basic types of greywater systems,a Q&A with a panel of greywater system owners, (more…)

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Shar Katz and Caffe Italia

Shar Katz and family [Credit: Davis Enterprise]

Shar Katz's family (husband Kevin and children Jagger and Gabrielle) have been her inspiration for taking action on climate change.

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