04/19/14 Farmers Market
05/06/14 Carnation Farmers Market
06/01/14 Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market
07/08/14 Concerts on the Green
08/09/14 4-Corners BrewFest
Renovating? An overhaul at home doesn’t mean you have to haul reusable and recyclable materials over to the landfill anymore! Do-it-yourselfers: from the kitchen to the bathroom, to the backyard and beyond there are sustainable and resource-saving alternatives readily available that you can implement yourself (or have installed for you!)
tags: remodelWeekly Tips | July 16, 2012
Summer is in session! If you just can’t wait to get down that highway, or your travel plans would be incomplete without an “Are we there yet?” rest assured there are ways your vacation can have a positive impact on the environment. For road-worthy tips, click below!
tags: no tagsWeekly Tips | July 09, 2012
“Did you bring a reusable bag?” because the future is no longer in plastic! Say yes to the new by making it a habit to BYO-Bag every time you go to the store.
Residents in the City of Seattle are getting used to the single-use plastic shopping bag ban that went into effect July 1st. Similar bans may be coming to your city in the future, but why wait? Bag the old habits, and tote your own!
tags: no tagsWeekly Tips | July 02, 2012
Declare your independence from refuse and show your love for your country by minimizing the environmental impact of 4th of July festivities. Whether you are a host or a guest, this year challenge your friends and family to create a zero waste event. Click below for more ideas on keeping America Green!
tags: 4th JulyWeekly Tips | June 27, 2012
There’s a new economy in town! And it’s based on one of the first things we learn as kids: sharing. Sharing reduces waste by giving idle stuff a second life, promotes borrowing instead of buying new, and helps build community. Care a little and share a lot to reduce waste in your neighborhood. “Sharing is caring” after all!