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Evening in the Garden Party Fundraiser – Cancelled

Dear Evergreen Sustainability Supporters: We have decided to cancel the Evening in the Garden Party fundraiser that was scheduled for September 18. We appreciate the support you provide to ESA for the work we do within our community. Unfortunately, for this event, we failed to generate the needed enthusiasm and participation from volunteers and the general community to ensure a [MORE...]

By |2021-09-08T21:07:29-06:00September 18th, 2021|, , |Comments Off on Evening in the Garden Party Fundraiser – Cancelled

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

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

Gardening with Dave: The Biochar Experiment

Not sure what piqued my interest in using biochar in my garden until I researched the subject on the internet to find numerous articles praising the idea. First a bit of background before I describe the experiment that I am working on. The following excerpt is from the U.S. Biochar Initiative (USBI): “Biochar is a form of charcoal produced from [MORE...]

By |2020-10-18T09:43:41-06:00April 13th, 2020|Composting, Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening|0 Comments

Which of Your Favorite Evergreen Businesses are Commercial Composting Superstars?

As part of our commitment to promoting Zero Waste sustainability practices, the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance offers a local commercial composting program to make it easy for businesses and organizations to dispose of organic waste in an environmentally responsible manner. Composting keeps organic waste out of landfills where it decomposes and contributes to methane levels in the atmosphere, a potent greenhouse [MORE...]

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