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Massachusetts Community & Campus Sustainability Conference, April 16, Devens

by Allison Friedman // Rate It Green Admin

The Pursuit of Sustainable Living Massachusetts Community & Campus Sustainability Conference April 16, 2015 8 am - 4:30 pm Devens Common Center, Devens, MA The annual Sustainable Communities …

Filed under: Massachusetts

Massachusetts Green Builders

Keywords: Green Building,Sustainable Living,Campus Sustainability,Sustainable Communities

0 replies | 653 views | Posted on: 03/24/2015 | Last updated: 03/24/2015

June 28th: Community Table: Sue AnderBois, RI Director of Food Strategy

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Please join Social Enterprise Greenhouse in welcoming Sue AnderBois, recently selected Director of Food Strategy for Rhode Island. Join Sue as she talks about her new position and what it means for ou…

Filed under: Rhode Island

Rhode Island Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Living,Social Enterprise Greenhouse,Food,Sustainible Food,Rhode Island,Events

0 replies | 466 views | Posted on: 06/23/2016 | Last updated: 06/23/2016

10 Cities That Are Sustainable Food Vanguards

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

With the world population expected to rise from 7.4 billion to a whopping 11.2 billion by 2011, a serious and significant question has been percolating through the international community: how are we …

The US Must Combat Food Waste Now

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

If you had to take a guess of how much food produced in America is wasted, what would it be? 5%? Maybe 15%? Believe it or not, 40% of all food produced in America is wasted according to a widely cited…

JULY 11th, New Hampshire: Free Workshop: Heat Pumps and Energy Audits

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Now that summer is here, the New Hampshire Sustainable Energy Association would like to help you explore ways to stay comfortable year-round. Join them in their NH showroom on Monday, July 11th at 5:3…

REMINDER: Apply by July 8th for the Food Solutions New England (FSNE) Network Leadership Institute!

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Starting in Fall 2016, over 3 sessions, Food Solutions New England (FSNE) is offering a Network Leadership Institute. The Institute provides an exciting opportunity for participants to gain: - …

APPLY BY TOMORROW, July 8th: Food Solutions New England Network Leadership Institute Fall Sessions

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Food Solutions New England (FSNE) seeks to grow, strengthen, and diversify its network leadership across the region. They are seeking regional green thinkers and doers to participate in the first FSNE…

APPLICATIONS DUE TOMORROW JULY 8TH: Food Solutions New England (FSNE) for Leadership Fall Sessions

by Higgins_James // Student

Food Solutions New England (FSNE) seeks to grow, strengthen, and diversify its network leadership across the region. They are seeking regional green thinkers and doers to participate in the first FSNE…

Connecticut Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Living,New England,New England Grassroots Environment Fund

0 replies | 351 views | Posted on: 07/07/2016 | Last updated: 07/07/2016

DEADLINE TOMORROW, July 8th: Food Solutions New England (FSNE) Network Leadership Institute Fall Sessions

by Higgins_James // Student

Food Solutions New England (FSNE) seeks to grow, strengthen, and diversify its network leadership across the region. They are seeking regional green thinkers and doers to participate in the first FSNE…

New Hampshire Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Living,New Hampshire,Food Solutions New England,Food Sustainability

0 replies | 297 views | Posted on: 07/07/2016 | Last updated: 07/07/2016

July 16th: Rain Barrel Workshop – Urban Roots, Downtown Grand Rapids

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

WMEAC is excited for their Rain Barrel Workshop in partnership with Urban Roots, July 16th from 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Madison Ave, SE! Get your ticket for this Rain Barrel Workshop today! A tic…

AUGUST 13th: Urban Roots: NATIVE PLANTS 101: A POLLINATOR WORKSHOP WITH AMY HEILMAN & REBECCA MARQUARDT

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Discuss the benefits of native plants for pollinators, including bees and butterflies. Pollinators are crucial for the life and health of your veggie plants! Includes hands-on component in which atten…

Weekday Vegetarianism and Meatless Mondays: Dietary Trends To Help Save The Planet

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The evidence is clear that being a vegetarian is better for the environment, for animals, and even for our own health. Though we’ve heard this repeatedly, it can still be difficult to make the “ve…

Interfaith Sustainability Summit: Thursday, July 21, 8:30 AM-12:30 PM - Chicago, IL

by Higgins_James // Student

The Conservation and Sustainability Interfaith Partnership (CSIP) invites you to attend their summit to empower faith-based groups to improve the efficiency of institutions and facilities involved. …

Illinois Green Building Group

Keywords: Energy Efficiency,Sustainable Living,Energy Conservation

0 replies | 559 views | Posted on: 07/11/2016 | Last updated: 07/14/2016

Composting 101: Tips for Everyday Composting at Home (You Can Do It!)

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Green Tips For Composting At Home: If you’re thinking about taking up more green living practices, composting can be a great place to start. While composting may seem mysterious or complicated, i…

Filed under: Environment

Related to: Education ,Information and Resources,Other Green Building - Other

Keywords: Green Home,Environment,Sustainable Living,Green Living,Nature Conservation,Conservation,Composting

0 replies | 4077 views | Posted on: 07/13/2016 | Last updated: 11/03/2016

The Power of Solar Energy to Offset Peak Electric Demand

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

The past few months, summer has been hitting the United States with full force. 2016 has slashed heat records, and temperatures over the past few months have been significantly hotter than the histori…

AUGUST 20th: Seed School in a Day W/ Denver Urban Gardens

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Seed School is a one-day workshop that offers a comprehensive overview of seed saving. Practical, hands-on activities are balanced with engaging lectures to provide a fun and interactive learning expe…

July 27th: CityCoHo's 1st Ever Green Walks in Philly

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Join CityCoHo for a healthy alternative to Green Drinks! It's beautiful outside--so why go to a dark bar to network with like-minded people? Meet-up with sustainability professionals and eco-ge…

Green Festival Expo: SEPTEMBER 16-18 Los Angeles

by Higgins_James // Student

Green Festival is back in LA for our 6th year! Join the Green Festival Marketplace by exploring over 250 exhibitors, learning from over 50 inspirational speakers, indulging in some delicious vegan or …

California Green Building

Keywords: Sustainable Living,Green Living

0 replies | 531 views | Posted on: 07/19/2016 | Last updated: 07/19/2016

Rethinking the Way We Eat: Disposable, Edible Spoons

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

As a society on the go, we’re constantly running from one event to the next, and it often happens that we’re out and about during peak meal or snack times. So we’ll either bring food with us to …

TONIGHT AT 7pm: NCRES Speakers Series: What is Net Zero Water?

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

WHEN: Tuesday, July 19, 2016 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM Join Becky Fedak of The Brendle Group as she discusses Net Zero Water (NZW) with the Colorado Renewable Energy Society. Net Zero Water is a concept …

Community and Urban Gardening: Both An Environmental And Healthy Choice

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Over the past few years, urban farms and community gardens have become increasingly popular throughout the United States. In fact, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations reports t…

July 30th: USGBC Colorado presents Sustainability Brewery Tour

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

What's better than a beer with friends on a Saturday? Not much, but how about a beer brewed sustainably? Join USGBC Emerging Professionals for a tour of Breckenridge Brewery's new facilities in Lit…

August 13th: Sustainability Night at Red Bull Arena in Harrison, New Jersey!

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Don't miss this Fun Summer Event on Saturday, August 13: Sustainability Night with Major League Soccer's Red Bulls! Enjoy the game with your fellow school and municipal green team friends and other…

Plastic vs. Reusable Bags: Which Bag Is Best?

by EmmamHowe // Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that you need to reuse a canvas bag 171 times to mitigate the environmental impacts over a plastic bag? But now, due to the looming threat of climate change and the overfilling of our …

Filed under: Environment

Related to: Education ,Government Agencies and Initiatives,Other Green Building - Other,Information and Resources

Keywords: Green Home,Environmental Actvitism,Sustainable Living,Reusable Bags,Susty

0 replies | 13626 views | Posted on: 08/03/2016 | Last updated: 08/03/2016