[ September 11, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Tuesday, September 11, 2012
6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road, Monona, WI
Film: “Dive! Living Off America’s Waste” with special presenter Chris Brockel, Food and Gardens Division Manager with Community Action Coalition, on their Gleaners program.
Multi award-winning documentary “Dive!” (film, 53 minutes). Inspired by a curiosity about our country’s careless habit of sending [...]
“Green T & T” hits the road this summer, helping you see some of the sustainable things in the Madison area. Join us as we head to Fitchburg Fields, Madison Metropolitan Sewarage District, and Holy Wisdom Monastery!
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[ June 28, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. July 12, 2012; 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm. August 7, 2012; 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. ] For field trips, that is! The nine community partners in Green Tuesdays & Thursdays offer you three field trips this summer.[caption id="attachment_2341" align="alignleft" width="150" caption="Photo by Amber Arnold"][/caption]
June 28-Fitchburg Fields:
6:30 p.m. presentation, 7:30 p.m. garden tour. Learn about and then see this center for teaching and practicing small-scale, organic agriculture and sustainable living. Presentation at Fitchburg [...]
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By Lance Green
What are the main problems with our lakes and what we can do, both individually and collectively, to restore their beauty and natural health?
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An event of the Dane County Lakes and Watershed Commission, in partnership with Clean Lakes Alliance. Celebrating 25 years of love for our lakes. June 1-17, 2012
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“Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.” The three “R’s” are not created equal. Yes, we should do all three, but if we focus on the first, we won’t have to haul 70 cans of garbage to the street. (Huh?! Read on…)
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[ April 10, 2012; 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Tuesday, April 10, 2012
6:30pm – 8:00pm
Monona Public Library, 1000 Nichols Road, Monona, WI; 663-2459
Host: The Natural Step Monona. Films: “Wasteland” with short “Adaptation and Mitigation”.
“Waste Land” (film, 90 min.) Filmed over nearly three years, the Academy Award-nominated film “Waste Land” follows artist Vik Muniz as he journeys from his home in Brooklyn to his native [...]
By Heather Gates
Automated trash service begins with the New Year, making our old trash cans obsolete for their original purpose. Although the city has a dumpster available for us to dispose of our old cans, instead of sending your cans to the landfill, consider some ways to turn your trash can into other useful things.
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If you’ve received the mailings from Bed Bath & Beyond, your “Spock side” is probably appalled at all the products they sell that fill a need you don’t really have, but your “Homer side” (as in Homer Simpson, not the Greek author) is being led by the nose by the marketers. They know Homer’s there, even if you don’t. Doh! Look out!
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