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Fight Food Waste
Fight Food Waste

30-40% of our food is wasted. Fight food waste this holiday season with these simple tips.

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Ways to Celebrate Walk to School Month
Ways to Celebrate Walk to School Month

October is Walk or Bike to Scholol Month. Here are some simple ways to celebrate.

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Green Move Series: The Move
Green Move Series: The Move

Our tips on how to make greener choices when preparing for a move.

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Greener School Supplies
Greener School Supplies

Tips for how to be buy greener school supplies as back to school time approaches.

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Greener Picnic Tips
Greener Picnic Tips

Celebrate summer picnics the eco-friendly way with our greener picnic tips.

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Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden
Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden

Six green ideas for creating an eco-friendly garden that will save you money, water and time.

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Green Move: Prepping Your Home For Sale
Green Move: Prepping Your Home For Sale

Green Your Move Series: How to prep your home for sale the eco-friendly way

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Zip Code East Bay Becomes A B Corp
Zip Code East Bay Becomes A B Corp

We're sharing how becoming a B corp helped us make greener choices, reduce waste and increase environmental sustainability.

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DIY Natural Cleaning Recipes
DIY Natural Cleaning Recipes

Spring cleaning done green. DIY natural cleaning recipes from the Zip Code East Bay's Community Corner.

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Colusa Circle 5K Raises $5K for BOSS
Colusa Circle 5K Raises $5K for BOSS

The Second Annual Colusa Circle 5K raised $5,000 to help local homeless communities.

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Winter Gardening for Spring Curb Appeal
Winter Gardening for Spring Curb Appeal

If you’re considering selling your home in the spring market, a beautifully tended garden will attract more than just bees. 

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Spread the East Bay Love
Spread the East Bay Love

Small gestures build a kinder world. Here are some simple and fun ideas to pay it forward.

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How to Declutter without the Waste
How to Declutter without the Waste

Try these decluttering tips to make the most of your space without the waste.

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Berkeley Build Day for Giveback Homes
Berkeley Build Day for Giveback Homes

Zip Code East Bay helps rehabilitate a home for a 76-year-old veteran and his family.

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Giveback Homes Announces Josh Dickinson As A 2018 Advocate For Social Good
Giveback Homes Announces Josh Dickinson As A 2018 Advocate For Social Good

Broker and Owner of Zip Code East Bay is honored for his commitment to safe housing for all.

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Zip Code East Bay Creates New Charity 5K Race and Donates All Proceeds to Giveback Homes
Zip Code East Bay Creates New Charity 5K Race and Donates All Proceeds to Giveback Homes

Bay Area-based real estate firm raises funds for Giveback Homes at inaugural Colusa Circle 5K

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First Time Home Buyer - Where Do I Start? Tips from a Kensington Realtor
First Time Home Buyer - Where Do I Start? Tips from a Kensington Realtor

One of the most common questions we get from first time home buyers is, “where do I start?” Let’s talk about a few steps to get you over the hump and out of your rental! 

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