Check out the finalists in inhabitat’s Spring Greening Design Competition. These are some ingenious uses of old magazines, CD cases, yogurt bottles, even video tape and film rolls. I’m making the one above to bring a little order to my desk (I hope). Read more at finalists « Inhabitat – Spring Greening Competition.
“Chasing Ice” captures the rapid retreat of earth’s glaciers Chasing Ice is the awe-inspiring video documentary of the earth’s disappearing ice. This clip captures the calving of a glacier the size of lower Manhattan breaking off, the largest recorded event of its kind. Enjoy the clip, then take some time to visit the film website […]
This month, City of Tucson Environmental Services (ES), in partnership with Tucson Clean & Beautiful, Inc., will kick off the second annual “Know Where to Throw” waste diversion collection event. The goal of “Know Where to Throw” is to increase the community’s’ awareness about recycling and reuse opportunities available in Tucson beyond the blue barrel. […]
Household Hazardous Waste Collection Event at Himmel Park this weekend, 8am to noon. Household Hazardous Waste (HHW) Program | The Official Website for the City of Tucson, Arizona.
Every once in a while I run across a program that really catches my attention. The Ironwood Tree Experience, a teen outreach program of the Tucson branch of Prescott College, did just that. It’s a blend of physical and group challenges, Eco-learning, community action, and all out fun. Teens can register for beginning-level Eco programs, […]
Tohono Chul Park, Bat Conservation International, and The Audubon Society have teamed up for National Pollinator Week featuring a digital photography contest and a week full of free educational lectures. The lectures, on landscaping for pollinators, hummingbirds, bees and other related topics, are presented by various local experts and authors and held in the Educational […]