Tag Archives: environment

Photo by Joe Rivano Barros.

Dolores Park “Eco Pop-Up” Deemed Successful

To mark America Recycles Day (yes, that’s a thing and yes, it’s today), Rec and Park announced that the Eco Pop-Up at Dolores Park has been successfully diverting the majority of waste produced in the park away from landfills and will return in spring. The Eco Pop-Up consists of several large recycling, compost and trash dumpsters at the Dolores Street...
Outside view of Driscoll's Valencia Street Serra Mortuary with new lighting fixtures. Photo Courtesy of Joey Duggan.

Driscoll’s Mortuary’s Eco Friendly Make-over

Situated in a building that will have witnessed the passing of a century this year, it is no wonder that Driscoll’s Valencia St. Serra Mortuary is in need of a little bit of work. The historic mortuary – which houses four chapels and two reception rooms at 1465 Valencia – was taken over by Dan Duggan and his family in...
Image shows four stills from the film Ode to California.

Film Festival Brings Surfing and Conservation to the Mission

The Mission District may be several miles from the ocean, but this evening the Save the Waves Film Festival will bring the two together with a handful of short films on subjects loosely themed around surfing, the marine environment and conservation. The films range from four to 25 minutes long and are as varied as the ocean itself. Big-wave surfers...