Call for Solutions Round 1 concluded in January 2014. Call for Solutions Round 2 is open from May 10th 2014 to Aug 15th 2014. We invite entrepreneurs, innovators and also participants of Call for Solutions Round 1 to submit their Solutions for Round 2.

To learn more about the competition and WEST2014, please click on the link below:
Call for Solutions

Add your voice to the sustainability community and come learn from experts for different domains. The EcoCloud Blog is an excellent platform for enabling enterprises to share and discuss monumental ideas.

08/16: Customers on board
08/12: Local tech groups assisting nonprofits
08/11: Go Green & Save Money: SSV Hosts Webinar
08/10: Finish

The Road to Cleaner Urban Transportation

Automobiles propelled our civilization into the modern age by allowing unprecedented levels of convenience and efficiency. Unfortunately, a ballooning global population and sprawling suburban areas have brought negative aspects of car ownership such as traffic, smog, and (most worryingly) the looming specter of climate change.

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SSV attends and promotes many events surrounding sustainability throughout the year.Check our Events Calendar to see upcoming events that interest you.


Upcoming Events:
09/19: Refine Your Pitch Workshop
11/19: WEST 2014 Summit - Net Positive Call for Action

09/03: Our Coast, Our Future's brand new mapping tool
09/03: The Pros & Cons of Greywater & Rain Harvest
09/04: Design Night "Design gone good"
09/10: RAIN HARVEST SEMINAR for homeowners and design professionals

Every month, SSV’s Green Guru features an article related to sustainability that is noteworthy. We invite you to send your sustainability related questions to the Green Guru at: greenguru@sustainablesv.org.


Repurposing Waste

In 2012, Americans produced roughly 251 million tons of garbage; the weight equivalent of 282 Golden Gate Bridges. While our modern throwaway lifestyles produce staggering heaps of refuse, innovations in waste management focus on diverting discarded materials away from landfills and incinerators while simultaneously breathing new life into our trash products. How does garbage become repackaged as a profitable commodity? Read more.

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