CEC Awards Environmental Scholarships to Burlingame Students

On May 20 the Citizens Environmental Council of Burlingame (CEC) awarded scholarships to Burlingame High School (BHS) students for the fourth consecutive year. CEC gave a $2,000 scholarship to Orla Lynagh-Shannon, who was an active, athletic, straight-A student at Saint Ignatius College Prep High School until she suffered a traumatic brain injury during a traffic…

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…

Personal Solutions to Global Warming

The routine decisions that shape our days — what to have for dinner, where to shop, how to get to work — may seem small, but collectively they have a big effect on global warming. Americans’ per capita emissions of heat-trapping gases is 21 tons—four times the global average and twice that of other countries with…