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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: Shannon Ruth

Meet April's Sustainability Snapshot ESA Action council member Shannon Ruth.  Shannon moved overseas in 2004 with her husband and family.  France was where she started on her journey of living more sustainably and then, after moving to Evergreen in 2018, she found that she had more time and energy to put into making even more sustainable lifestyle choices.  Read more [MORE...]

By |2021-03-27T10:43:03-06:00March 22nd, 2021|Sustainability Snapshots|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

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
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