310, 2020

ESA Honored for Leadership & Activism

By |October 3rd, 2020|News & Accolades|

This year, the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance was honored to accept the following awards for our environmental activism: Jefferson County Sustainability Awards: The 2020 Community Award in recognition for being a sustainability leader in the county, including your successful community-wide composting program and annual zero waste forum. CDPHE Environmental Leadership Program 2020 Gold Member for going above and beyond [MORE...]

3009, 2020

All the Things & Lessons From the Garden

By |September 30th, 2020|Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Mindfulness & Minimalism|

Since my kids started school again in a tenuous, uncertain year, I find myself getting sucked into the vortex again. You know the one: the busy vortex, the “more more more” and “do do do” and “must have” vortex that cultural norms in our Westernized developed capitalist country beckon us to follow. Er, maybe I should be easier on [MORE...]

409, 2020

Sustainability Snapshot: Randy Moorman

By |September 4th, 2020|Sustainability Snapshots|

Meet this month's "Sustainability Snapshot," Randy Moorman, and learn more about his efforts to live sustainably: What inspired you to adopt more sustainable practices in your life? I grew up in Indianapolis, Indiana in the suburbs and some of my fondest memories are playing with my friends at the neighborhood pond, catching tadpoles and turtles. I always had a connection [MORE...]

3108, 2020

Easy Rider: E-Bike Travel Tales

By |August 31st, 2020|Education & Outreach, Outdoor Recreation, Mindfulness & Minimalism|

Years ago, my husband and I were cruising on our rental bikes along the Neckar River in Germany enjoying a relatively easy ride from town to town over the course of a week. Most of the other riders on our scenic route were on traditional bikes as well, but once in a while an E-bike would cruise past us [MORE...]

1608, 2020

Thinking Differently About How YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires!

By |August 16th, 2020|Zero Waste, Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Climate|

We’ve all heard Smokey the Bear’s classic adage: “Only YOU can prevent forest fires.” Smokey’s recommendations have always been about following fire ban restrictions, making sure your campfire is completely and fully out, and being smart about using flammables in wilderness areas. But it’s time to take Smokey’s recommendations even further as ash and smoke affect air quality across the [MORE...]

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