Green Living Workshop update week 43 2007
Sustainable Works Green Living Workshops,
The blog this week has 2 postings for when I went to the Solar Decathlon in DC
There are 4 workshops currently running-
Look for your Workshop Date and Time below
Mondays @ Beauty & Wisdom 6-7:30pm
Week 1 Introduction + WATER 10/29
Week 2 ENERGY 11/5
Homework: Life Style Survey
read Water and Energy
3 WATER Solutions
Ecological Footprint www.ecofoot.org
Santa Monica Sustainable City Plan
Santa Monica Ecological Footprint description
Santa Monica Ecological Footprint graphic
Green Community Groups
Sustainable Business Council
Net Impact Los Angeles
Green Business Networking
LA Green Drinks
Santa Monica's Environmental Programs Division demonstration garden comparison
SMURRF Santa Monica Urban Runoff Recycling Facility
Theodore Payne Foundation promotes the understanding and preservation of California native flora
Tuesdays @ Patagonia 8-9:30pm
Wednesdays @ Santa Monica Public Library 7-8:30pm
Week 3 and 4 WASTE and CHEMICALS 10/16,10/17 and 10/23,10/24
Next Week - Week 5 TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL 10/30,10/31
How a Landfill Works. Description from the website How Stuff Works
Green Dimes online service ending junk mail
41 Pounds online service ending junk mail
Composters.com Great web resource for picking out what kind of Composter works for you.
SmartGardening.com LA County online resource-follow links for a Composting workshop near you!DIY Worm Bin Instructions
Chemicals to Avoid Smart Chart
Alternative Household Product Recipes
Seafood Watch List Guides
Common chemicals are linked to breast cancer
Take a look at the best resource available for finding out the safety of your daily hygiene products. The Environmental Working Group, who put together the Skin Deep website, is a terrific resource for information regarding environmental health.
Sundays @ Global Green Annex 1-2:30pm
Week 5 TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL 10/28
Week 6 SHOPPING & FOOD 11/4
TRANSPORTATION & TRAVEL
Bike Metro the site that helps you select routes for easy urban biking.
Roll with It the bike group that will ride to work with you.
Better World Club the environmental alternative to the Car Domination strategy of AAA.
Plug In America Non Profit organization of activists that saved the Electric Vehicles and lists all of the automakers phone numbers so you can demand a environmentally superior plug in electric vehicle. Scroll down to the "What Can I Do?" section.
Group that retro fitted an existing Prius into a Plug In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV)
Author of Plug In Hybrids, includes the most comprehensive analysis of Well to Wheels emissions Alternative Fuel comparisons