Contra Costa County Champions

Town of Danville

Town of Danville
(925) 314-3378
510 La Gonda Way
Danville, CA 94526

The Town of Danville is dedicated to providing an exceptional quality of life for its citizens through the delivery of effective and responsive municipal services.

“As a local government agency, we are thrilled to be a DEEP GREEN 100% Renewable Energy Champion with MCE. We believe Danville’s recent conversion to DEEP Green 100% renewable energy in town-wide prominent buildings helps model the way to a Greener Danville. We are committed to achieving our Climate Action Plan Goals. “

Diane Friedmann, Assistant to the Town Manager
Town of Danville

Arlington Community Church

Arlington Community Church
(510) 705-1885
52 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA 94707

A community on a spiritual journey together, offering a place for souls, bodies, and minds to be nourished

“In 2012-13 a Building Imaging team at ACC was formed to develop a plan for improvements to the church buildings and grounds. I proposed the solar panel project based on my favorable experience putting solar panels on my house. Launching the project meshed well with MCE’s Deep Green 100% renewable energy service and has been supported well by the congregation.”

William Day, Chair, Endowment Committee
Arlington Community Church

Pick-n-Pull

Pick-n-Pull
Self-Service Used Auto Parts
1015 Market Avenue
Richmond, CA 94806

Offering its customers an exceptional selection of recycled auto and light truck parts at incredible prices

Pick-n-pull has been proudly serving the greater Bay Area and Northern California region for over 30 years. As an industry-leading chain of self-service used auto parts stores that practice sustainable-minded and environmentally-conscious auto recycling practices, our choice for MCE’s Deep Green 100% renewable energy is just one way we convene our commitment to supporting sustainable communities.

Robert Ellsworth, Corporate Sustainability Program Manager
Pick-n-Pull

Lamorinda Montesorri

Lamorinda Montessori
(925) 377-0407
1450 Moraga RD
Moraga, CA 94556

Integrating developmentally appropriate activities and Montessori materials, Lamorinda Montessori provides a curriculum based around the growing minds of its young students

Here at Lamorinda Montessori we believe in leading through example to our growing youth. We do this by providing quality materials, meals and learning environments to create a sustainable and progressive youth. Through providing 100% renewable energy, we can teach our kids the importance of renewable energy and caring for the changing environment in which we live in.

Antonio Betts, Director
Lamorinda Montessori

Christ the Lord Episcopal Church

Christ the Lord Episcopal Church
(510) 724-9141
592a Tennent Avenue
Pinole, CA 94564

A house of worship and community where you can make friends and will always be welcome just as you are

All of us here at Christ the Lord Episcopal Church are thrilled to finally have 100% clean electricity. We looked into getting our own solar panels, but due to our non-profit status, we were not eligible for any tax rebates. MCE gives us the opportunity to go green in a way that works for us and matches our values as caretakers of the environment.

Susan Champion, Rev.
Christ the Lord Episcopal Church

Anaviv Catering and Events

Anaviv Catering and Events
(510) 847-6265
600 Hoffman Blvd.
Richmond, CA 94804

A local event production and catering service that strives to create a memorable experience through unique concepts and delicious, beautiful and healthy food

“At Anaviv we believe in being responsible to our planet. Choosing to opt up to MCE’s Deep Green program is part of and a natural choice to what we are already investing in at our kitchen facility. We invested in solar (off setting 65% of our electric consumption), all of our lighting is LED and our staff is well informed in the mind set of not wasting. “

Arnon Oren, President
Anaviv Catering and Events

Ferrari Orthodontics

Ferrari Orthodontics
(510) 338-6000
291 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA 94707

For over 20 years,  striving to provide its patients with a beautifully functioning bite, while greatly reducing treatment times

“I feel like the most important challenge we face as humans is mitigating climate change, and we need to work fast to do it. I used green design in the creation of my space, I use green products in the functioning of my space, and I appreciate MCE for making it possible for me to use 100% green energy to power my business. This is the very least I can do.”

Claire Ferrari, Doctor
Ferrari Orthodontics

Kensington Fire Protection District

Kensington Fire Protection District
(510) 527-8395
217 Arlington Avenue
Kensington, CA 94707

Providing the highest level of service to Kensington in order to protect the lives, property, and environment of the community from the disastrous effects of fires, medical emergencies, natural disasters, and other hazardous conditions

The Kensington Fire Protection District is delighted to help protect our environment. We are excited to take part in MCE’s Deep Green program and encourage all others to consider this option too. It is our hope that everyone in the community will opt-up to 100% renewable energy.

Brenda Navellier, Manager
Kensington Fire Protection District

City of El Cerrito

City of El Cerrito 
(510) 215-4300
10890 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

A city committed to taking action to reduce the pollution that causes global warming and to help its community respond to the effects of climate change

“The City of El Cerrito is proud to be the first city in Contra Costa County to opt up all municipal accounts to Deep Green. El Cerrito places environmental sustainability at the core of its mission and MCE provides an easy and affordable way to reduce the City’s impact. “It’s gratifying to know that together we can take responsibility and have an impact on the local level.”

Janet Abelson, Mayor
City of El Cerrito

City of Lafayette

City of Lafayette
(925) 299-3202
3675 Mt. Diablo Blvd #210
Lafayette, CA 94549

Noted for its high quality of life with top rated schools, low crime rate, small town downtown, clean air, mild climate and oak tree-studded hills

As one of the first communities in Central Contra Costa County to join MCE, Lafayette is pleased to adopt Deep Green. Protecting the environment is an important part of the City’s mission, and being Deep Green helps us achieve our environmental goals. Special thanks to our Library Foundation for their substantial financial support.

MCE Board Member, Director Don Tatzin

Sustainable Contra Costa County

Sustainable Contra Costa County
(415) 302-2350
2156 Stewart Ave
Walnut Creek, CA 94596

A community of citizens, educators, innovators, and organizations designing and building pathways to ecologically sustainable, economically vibrant, and socially just communities for all

Since 2007 SCOCO has been inspiring people to make sustainable choices. The way we use and choose energy is one of the most important choices. We are committed to One Planet Living principles and achieving global Sustainable Development goals through local action. We are grateful to have the 100% renewable option and to partner with MCE on this essential path to a bright future!

Tina Neuhausel, President
Sustainable Contra Costa

Town Hall Theatre Company of Lafayette

Town Hall Theatre Company of Lafayette
(925) 283-6673
3535 School Street at Moraga Road
Lafayette, CA 94549

Since 1944,  providing Contra Costa County with a community-based performing arts resource 

As a prominent member of our community, Town Hall Theatre feels it is our constant responsibility to take the next step in becoming a more green, more renewable, and more sustainable business. MCE’s Deep Green 100% renewable energy is a tremendous move toward making sure we continue to lead the way forward.”

Dennis Markam, Managing Director
Town Hall Theatre Company of Lafayette

Sienna Ranch

Sienna Ranch 
(925) 283-6311
3232 Deer Hill Rd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

A Family-owned Business Whose Focus is on Youth, Families, Environment, and Community

“As environmental educators it is very important for us to be aware of our organization’s impact on the earth. When rooftop solar did not seem like a viable option for us we began looking for other solutions. The MCE Deep Green plan allows us to source solar, wind and biogas electricity without added infrastructure on our property. ”

Chris Lauf, Director
Sienna Ranch

Nutiva

Nutiva
(800) 993-4367
213 West Cutting Blvd.
Richmond, CA 94804

Conscious Curators Fueled by Organic Food, Revolutionizing the Way the World Eats

“As part of our forward-thinking approach to business and our role as a leading sustainable brand, Nutiva supports renewable energy. We have been sourcing 100% renewable energy to power our headquarters and operations facility in Richmond, California since 2013. Although we have previously had to achieve this through the purchase of RECs, we are happy to be able to join MCE’s Deep Green program.”

Gretchen Grani, Director of Sustainability & Corporate Giving
Nutiva

The Rising Loafer

The Rising Loafer
(925) 284-8816
3643 “B” Mt. Diablo Blvd.
Lafayette, CA 94549

Fresh, Organic, Locally Sourced, and Hand-Made With Love 

The environment is my primary concern. I do everything I can to live a frugal life with the most respect for the resources around me and my community. MCE came to my life and gave me the opportunity to once and for all move to use sustainable energy at my business. Now, I can enjoy the reality that I am not contributing to the climate change as much as I was just a month ago. Thank you MCE. ” 

Maria Gastelumendi, General Manager
The Rising Loafer

Lafayette Chamber of Commerce

Lafayette Chamber of Commerce
(925) 284-7404
100 Lafayette Circle #103
Lafayette, CA 94523

To promote and maintain a healthy business climate and to preserve and enhance the quality of life in Lafayette

The Lafayette Chamber of Commerce is proud to be part of the “deep green” program. We share in our community’s mission to lower our carbon footprint. We hope to lead by example and encourage our business partners to choose the 100% renewable program and become a Lafayette Green Business through our outreach program.

Jay Lifson, Executive Director
Lafayette Chamber of Commerce

Bodnar Building

Bodnar Building
(510) 282-2926

Environmentally conscious, experienced, and highly proficient in all aspects of construction

As a local green builder, I couldn’t be happier to power my office and tools with 100% renewable energy. I am a licensed general contractor available for both large and small jobs. I specialize in carpentry, electrical work, gray water installation, and general home inspection but I am proficient in all aspects of construction.

-Jon Bodnar, Owner
Bodnar Building

 

G&O Tires & Services

G&O Tires and Service Center
(510) 232-2926
550 23rd St.
Richmond, CA 94804

Your go to destination for quality service on your automobile’s alignment, brakes, shocks, struts and wheels

As active members of the Richmond community, G&O Tires is proud to be an MCE Deep Green customer. Not only are we pleased to reduce carbon emissions by using 100% renewable electricity, but we’re also glad that a portion of what we pay goes towards developing solar projects right here in Richmond! That means local jobs and workforce training, which is kind of thing we need to build a healthy economy for our community.

-Gonzalo Ochoa, Manager
G&O Tires

The Natural Grocery Company

The Natural Grocery Company
(510) 526-1155
10367 San Pablo Avenue
El Cerrito, CA 94530

Your local source for 100% all natural produce, meats and sustainably sourced seafood

Employee owned since 2002, The Natural Grocery Company is grounded in a desire to nourish our community with high quality, organic, wholesome foods. We are also committed to minimizing our impact on the environment through operational systems such as composting, recycling, expansive solar panels, and using green power. We are proud to subscribe to MCE’s Deep Green Program.

-Sarah Valor
The Natural Grocery Company