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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

Annual Holiday Tree Recycling Days

Recycle your live Christmas or holiday tree, which will be turned to mulch locally for free pickup for the community. We also accept block Styrofoam (no food grade Styrofoam or packing peanuts), and used candle wax (no glass). Donations are encouraged and appreciated to cover recycling costs and to support our ability to bring services like this to the foothills [MORE...]

By |2021-01-04T15:58:48-07:00January 9th, 2021|, |0 Comments

ESA Honored for Leadership & Activism

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...]

By |2020-12-18T10:25:36-07:00October 3rd, 2020|News & Accolades|0 Comments

Hunkered Down at Home? Read with Us!

Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer Zero Waste Home by Bea Johnson Drawdown by Paul Hawken The Nature Fix by Florence Williams Blowout by Rachel Maddow Limits to Growth by Donella H. Meadows A Finer Future by L. Hunter Lovins The Hidden Life of Trees by Peter Wohlleben Plus, more here!   What books related to sustainable living do you [MORE...]

By |2020-12-18T10:31:07-07:00March 31st, 2020|Education & Outreach, Mindfulness & Minimalism|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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