Our Leadership

We First Went
Green in 1970

Looking for a partner who's been environmentally-driven before "sustainability" was even a thing? We got started on the nation's very first Earth Day nearly a half-century ago. And we haven't stopped.

Ecology Action Staff Working Together
Coca-Cola bottle

Roots in Recycling

Santa Cruz's first public recycling center in Depot Park, 1970.

Historical Photo of Ecology Action

Our History

Local Outreach.
Global Action.

Our leadership in reducing carbon emissions at scale has grown to include partnerships with multinational corporations committed to reducing their carbon footprint.

Our People

Purpose Driven,
Not Profit-Driven.

We're not your father's environmentalists. We may be inspired by the idealism of the 60s and 70s, but our approach is as 21st century as it gets. Our staff consists of leaders in business, technology, and logistics - joining forces for a greater cause.

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Community Engagement

Helping Our Neighbors
Help the Planet

While our primary business is cutting energy use in buildings, we also know that everyday people have a huge role to play in reducing carbon emissions.