San Mateo County Sustainability Academy

The Sustainability Academy is a no-cost education and outreach program designed to raise awareness around sustainability and empower San Mateo County community members with the knowledge and skills to promote sustainability. Current Offerings. “Outstanding course to help families learn the process and implementation of backyard composting. Fun, educational and interactive sessions to help you be…

CEC Receives Sustainability Award

State Senator Jerry Hill presented a Sustainability Award to the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) at Sustainable San Mateo County’s 20th annual Awards Dinner on April 4. He recognized CEC members for their grassroots work since 2009 in influencing city government and building environmental awareness through free public programs, student internships and other activities.…

Celebrate Earth Day with CEC – Thur, April 18 & Sat, April 20

The Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) invites you to celebrate Earth Day by attending two free programs in April. On Thursday, April 18, at “How Climate Change Will Cost You Money,” experts will explain how climate change could negatively affect your property, your insurance rates, your health and your quality of life – and…

Local Students Take Top Honors at 2019 Film Festival

Burlingame students won awards in all three categories of the 2019 CEC Student Film Fest on March 19 for their short videos on environmental topics. The event was cosponsored by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) and the Burlingame Environmental Club of Burlingame High School. Open to students throughout San Mateo County, the contest attracted 29 entries from students in eight area schools.…

CEC Interns Present Sustainability Plans

CEC Interns Present Sustainability Plans High school students in the Environmental Intern Program sponsored by the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) presented plans for making their schools more sustainable to an appreciative audience of local environmentalists, educators, CEC directors and parents on September 25. After observing and researching environmental practices and attitudes at their…