Electric Vehicle Open House
On Friday, May 22 the Green Team held an open house for their Electric Vehicle Center at the Automotive Technology Department at De Anza College. The event featured presentations on electric vehicle training for mechanics; repowering of school buses to electric; battery technology; benefits of solar fueling; and why the partnership between Breathe California, Silicon Valley Clean Cities Coalition, and ETDC - the organizations that make up the Green Team - is so valuable.
New clinical trial at Stanford for emphysema patients
A clinical trial for patients suffering from severe emphysema, a form of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), recently commenced at Stanford University Medical Center to study a new, minimally-invasive treatment that may help them breathe easier without surgery.
Find out if this study may be right for you by clicking here.
Stanford is the only center in Silicon Valley participating in this clinical trial.
Goodwill Truck fundraiser, Saturday, August 15
On Saturday, August 15, Breathe California will once again partner with Goodwill Silicon Valley to collect your gently used items. A Goodwill collection truck will be in our parking lot that day from 9am to 3pm. Plan to join us and drop off used clothing, household appliances, electronics, and electronic waste. For more information, including a list of accepted items, click the link below.
Breathe California TV Show, Thursday nights on Comcast Channel 15
Did you know that Breathe California has its own TV show? Hosted by environmental attorney and long-time BC volunteer Terry Trumbull, the show examines various topics surrounding lung disease, air quality, alternative fuels and public policy decisions that affect lung health.
The show airs every Thursday night in July at 8pm on San Jose public access channel 15, then moves to 8:30 on August 15. Past shows can also be viewed on our YouTube channel. Click the link below for more Breathe California TV.
Home indoor air quality assessments -- free!
Breathe California offers free step-by-step, in-home assessments that can help detect indoor air pollutants. The assessments are confidential and provide residents and homeowners with simple recommendations aimed at promoting a cleaner home environment. For more information please click here. Call us today to schedule a home assessment appointment.