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Sustainability Snapshot: Micky Magnolo

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...]

By |2021-04-29T14:23:29-06:00April 29th, 2021|Recycling, Sustainability Snapshots, Zero Waste|0 Comments

Sustainability Snapshot: Anne Paterson

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...]

By |2021-01-31T21:05:01-07:00January 27th, 2021|Sustainability Snapshots|0 Comments

All the Things & Lessons From the Garden

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...]

By |2020-12-18T10:25:44-07:00September 30th, 2020|Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Mindfulness & Minimalism|0 Comments

Moving Hope Into Action to Create a Sustainable Future

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...]

By |2020-10-21T04:48:18-06:00May 8th, 2020|Recycling, Composting, Zero Waste|0 Comments
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