Zero Waste Guide
Zero Waste Programs
Friends of the Dunes
Friends of the Dunes is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization dedicated to conserving the natural diversity of coastal environments in northern California through community supported education and stewardship programs. Programs range from an 8-week Coastal Naturalist Training program to guided walks and restoration days.
Friends of Arcata Marsh
Friends of Arcata Marsh sponsors free public lectures, usually on the third Friday of the month, on Marsh-related topics!
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
North Coast Co-op
North Coast Co-op is a community-owned cooperative grocery store located in the far reaches of northern California, surrounded by redwood trees where the mountains meet the sea. Fill your jars or bags with grains, nuts, pasta, herbs, spices, tea, coffee, and more. You can also purchase bulk shampoo, conditioner, and soap.
Zero Waste Restaurants
Salt Fish House
Salt Fish House offers sustainably harvested seafood and locally sourced produce so you can enjoy authentic Fish House vibes without sacrificing sustainability.
Zero Waste Events
Northcoast Environmental Center
Do you struggle with climate anxiety or grief? Remember - you are not alone! A recent study found that most young people are dealing with the same thing, that's why the Northcoast Environmental Center offers a free monthly EcoGrief and EcoAnxiety Circle. This Circle welcomes any and all people looking for a space to express their stories, sadness, worries, anxiety, and fear concerning the state of our planet.
North Coast Growers' Association
Rain or shine - that's the type of event we love. Visit the Arcata Plaza Farmers' Market for the freshest Humboldt-County-Grown and GMO-free produce along with plants, meats and more. They also offer educational materials including a seasonal eating guide, recipes and garden growing guides!
Sea Grant California
The Humboldt Bay Symposium is a community-oriented conference and provides a unique opportunity for residents to engage directly with scientists, managers, and local experts. Topics include research and restoration of coastal ecosystems, economic development, sustainable use and recreation, and more. 2022 dates are tbd - stay tuned!