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Cozy Up at Home for an Environmental Film Night!

Environmental documentaries tend to be - *ahem*- a tad bleak. Rightfully so, we suppose. The truth about climate change, species extinction, and ecosystem collapse is dire. However, us long-time environmentalists at ESA tend to gravitate toward the films that offer a solution, that inspire, that spark action among viewers since we know only dropping the negative news makes folks feel [MORE...]

We Did a Lot in 2020! Support Us for an Even Better 2021!

Dear Friend and Supporter of the Evergreen Sustainability Alliance,  Happy Holidays! The Evergreen Sustainability Alliance team (formerly Evergreen’s Alliance for Sustainability + You or EAS+Y) hopes that you consider a year-end donation to us. We made a big impact in 2020 thanks to your support!  This is a critically important time to mitigate the climate crisis. With record wildfires ravaging our nation [MORE...]

Thinking Differently About How YOU Can Prevent Forest Fires!

We’ve all heard Smokey the Bear’s classic adage: “Only YOU can prevent forest fires.” Smokey’s recommendations have always been about following fire ban restrictions, making sure your campfire is completely and fully out, and being smart about using flammables in wilderness areas. But it’s time to take Smokey’s recommendations even further as ash and smoke affect air quality across the [MORE...]

By |2020-12-18T10:26:12-07:00August 16th, 2020|Zero Waste, Sustainable Agriculture & Gardening, Climate|0 Comments

Take the “Choose to Refuse” Plastic-Free Challenge this Month!

How’s your plastic-free July going? Here are some tips and tricks for avoiding single-use plastic* and spreading the word: Food & Drink I carry my reusable water bottle everywhere, and I always have a reusable coffee mug on hand in case a coffee craving hits. I’ll often put extras in my car just in case, along with my reusable bags. [MORE...]

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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