Join us for our annual Hard to Recycle Day! June 25 from 10am-2pm at the Evergreen Lutheran Church.
May's Sustainability Snapshot is ESA volunteer Micky Magnolo. For years Micky owned a small "green" store in Evergreen. The store was mission based and focused on Fair Trade, sustainable and better world products. The goal was to offer a healthy option that also provided opportunity in improving the quality of life for the maker. Today she is a volunteer for [MORE...]
Meet this month’s “Sustainability Snapshot,” Anne Paterson, and learn more about her efforts to live sustainably. Anne moved from Washington, D.C. to Denver, CO in 2013. She then made the move up the hill to Evergreen with her family in 2015. Anne works for a non-profit river conservation organization called American Rivers. https://www.americanrivers.org/. What inspired you to adopt more [MORE...]
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...]
I am probably not alone in having found myself re-prioritizing my values during the early days of the COVID-19 crisis. With the sudden “lockdown” and panic for supplies, my zero waste and environmental convictions seemed to fly out the window. I became more concerned about getting whatever toilet paper and groceries I could get my hands on, and less concerned [MORE...]