More in Jennifer's recycling platform, where she interviews folks from around the city involved in recycling:
From KUTV Channel 2 Utah - I am quoted near the bottomUtahns Participate In Buy Nothing DayWhile millions of Americans where rushing from store to store hunting for rock bottom deals of Black Friday, a significantly smaller portion of the population was refusing to spend a single penny on that day. Sarah and Derek Staffanson … Continue reading Buy Nothing Day in Utah
Today was a success. We gave away about 600 coats.
Remember to Buy Nothing on Friday, November 28th, the day after Thanksgiving. Instead, do something for your community, your family, your world.
Green Party member Lynn Serpe:http://licmagazine.com/content.php - click "arts" in left sidebar, then scroll down. By Olaitan Fakinlede We've all heard someone make a mention of the Green Movement at one time or another – a revolution that has been putting celebrities like Leonardo DiCaprio, Sting, Brad Pitt and Salma Hayek on the map for more … Continue reading “Queens is Green Fashion Show” Magazine Feature Stor
Former Salt Lake City Mayor Rocky Anderson began the crusade to eliminate bottle water in government facilities a few years ago:[Salt Lake City Mayor] Rocky [Anderson] targets waste of bottled water(http://www.polarisinstitute.org/salt_lake_city_mayor_rocky_anderson_targets_waste_of_bottled_water)Posted December 18, 2006 in [Water] Doug Smeath - Deseret Morning News Rocky Anderson is taking his fight for a more eco-friendly Salt Lake City … Continue reading US Mayors Agree to Phase Out Bottled Water
A local high school principal prevented a class of students from hanging a banner for Buy Nothing Day. Below is a commentary on this by Salt Lake Tribune columnist Paul Rolly. It appears that this principal values capitalism over the environment and conservation.Paul Rolly: Red scare at Viewmont High SchoolBy Paul Rolly Tribune ColumnistArticle Last … Continue reading Students at Utah High School prevented from hanging Buy Nothing Day Banner
If you haven't checked out the Dumpster Diving Community, you should. Dumpster diving has been part of our lives always. Tom is great at it and has been able to get tons of items from dumpsters that otherwise would end up in the landfill.It's amazing what people and businesses throw away. Sadly, there are many … Continue reading Dumpster Diving
Test Your Eco IQ1. Do you have recycling bins at your house? (my answer=yes)Good for you! Recycling is probably the easiest thing you can do to go green! It even cuts up 1,000 pounds of annual carbon dioxide emissions that contribute to global warming . Even though you do recycle, you can be even “greener” … Continue reading How Green Are You?
I belong to Salt Lake Freecycle - a yahoo group that is designed for people to give things away (or trade). Absolutely no money can be exchanged. It's a great way to recycle things and give stuff away you don't need anymore - instead of throwing it away. It's nationwide, so you can join from … Continue reading Freecycling