Green Living Workshop Update
Sorry for the delay in postings.
I unfortunately get the flu bug before Thanksgiving,
thanks to Ferris for filling in for me.
I appreciate the kind words at the close of the Monday workshop.
What a great group for my first crew!
Below is the Green Living Workshop update for the past 2 weeks
for all 3 RGP crews.
2 weeks ago 11/20 Transportation & Travel
This Week 11/27 Food and Shopping, Wrap up
Thanks to Angela and Becky for turning in their Lifestyle Surveys!
We will look in the mail for Lifestyle survey's from-
Again thanks to all of you for making my first workshop so enjoyable!
2 Weeks ago 11/21 Energy
This Week 11/28 Waste
Next Week 12/5 Chemicals
read Chemicals Chapter
3 Actions Items for Waste
www.ecofoot.org Ecological Footprint quiz
How a Landfill Works.
The excerpt I read outlining all the wasted resources that go into manufacturing a disposable Cola can be accessed online Chapter 3 Waste Not, from the book Natural Capitalism.
Green Dimes is the new online service I mentioned (and Michelle signed up for!) which will stop your junk mail and plant a tree a month, for a dime a day.
2 Weeks ago 11/22 Waste
This Week 11/29 Chemicals
Next Week 12/6 Transportation & Travel
read Transportation & Travel Chapter
3 Actions Items for Chemicals
Val joined the Wednesday workshop and asked about confidential numbers on her broken phone-
www.californiarecycles.com offers confidential erasure as well as safe disposal.
Cell Phone Erasure
and Anshu emailed links about cell phone donation for battered women.
Phones for Life
Support Network for Battered Woman
Below is the website to find the safest cosmetic products available.
The Environmental Working Group, who put together the Skin Deep website, is full of other intereseting information as well-
See the Tuesday and Wednesday workshops next week!
E-Waste Collection @ Wild Oats
1425 Montana Ave.
Sunday, December 3rd, 10-2 p.m.
Plug In Hybrid Author at LA Green Drinks
Duke's Hideaway at the Culver Hotel
9400 Culver Boulevard
Thursday, December 7th, 7pm-???
Alt Car Expo
The Alternative Car & Transportation Expo
Barker Hangar, SM Air Center
December 9th&10th, 2006
Getting Started With Solar
Fairview Branch Library
Tuesday, December 12, 7-8:30 p.m.
Ongoing Eco-Issues for Sustainable Works to research:
* Non-toxic painting materials for artists
* Environmental removal of large amounts of oil from a driveway
* Low flow hose nozzles
* what happens to solvents & batteries at Hazardous Waste facility