CVSan holds its FIFTH Annual Zero Waste Week for the Community (February 5th - 9th)

By participating in these events, Stanton can earn points on its GREEN RIBBON application for more money for Stanton. We need at least THREE families participating in at least one Zero Waste Week activity for credit.  Please note that all of the Week’s events are FREE.

Please contact Darcy Bull at [email protected] if you have any questions and please be sure to let her know that you participated as well as send any pictures you take so that we can mark it down on the application.  GO GREEN!!

Wednesday, February 5th - Community Tree Fruit Gleaning

From 3:30 to 5:30 p.m., come participate in a Castro Valley tree fruit gleaning to save extra food that otherwise may have gone uneaten. We will assemble at CVSan Offices at 21040 Marshall St and then visit pre-approved sites in Castro Valley from which to harvest extra fruit and vegetables. All gleaned food will be donated to a Castro Valley food pantry. Sign up to volunteer and let us know if you have a tree that needs gleaning, by contacting CVSan at [email protected] or (510) 537-0757 ext. 112.

Thursday, February 6th – Zero Waste Cooking Workshop

From 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. at the Palomares Hills Clubhouse at 6811 Villareal Drive, Castro Valley, bring your culinary curiosity and willingness to do some fun hands-on learning on how to cook with zero waste! Anne-Marie Bonneau, ZeroWasteChef, will be our instructor for the evening. Registration is coming soon.


Friday, February 7th – Movie Showing – True Cost

From 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library (3600 Norbridge Avenue) - Chabot Room

CVSan will be showing The True Cost, a documentary about the impact of the clothing industry on people and our environment. A facilitated discussion will follow the film. Food and refreshments will be provided.

Register for The True Cost movie showing HERE

Saturday, February 8th – Fixit Clinic with Bike Repair and Clothing Swap!

From 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Castro Valley Library (3600 Norbridge Avenue) - Chabot Room

Actively participate in the (potential) repair of your non-working items at our Fixit Clinic with the help of, “Fixit Coaches,” our repair-savvy, volunteer coaches! The Bay Area Bike Mobile will also be on hand to help you repair your non-working bicycles. This Fixit Clinic will also feature a clothing swap so be sure to bring clothing items that others may find useful.

Whether you have a non-functioning bike, electronics, clothing, or any other items, join CVSan at our Fixit Clinic to learn how to repair your own items through the guidance of our Fixit Coaches

Do you have a passion for repair? Are you interested in being a Fixit Coach?

CVSan is actively looking for Fixit Coaches with a desire to coach others through the repair process. Contact CVSan at 510-537-0757 ext 102 or [email protected] for more details and to sign-up. 

Register for the Fixit Clinic

Walk-ins are always welcome!  Registration before the event is not required but can help our Fixit Coaches bring the proper tools to support your repair. Contact CVSan at 510-537-0757 ext 102 or [email protected] to register.

More information about our partners:

Fixit Clinic:

Bay Area Bike Mobile:

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