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Sustainability Section :: Page 2

  • Free film focuses on reuse as strategy for reducing waste

    The Zero Waste group of Yellow Springs presents a free screening of the documentary “Reuse! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet” followed by a panel discussion this Saturday, Jan. 23, at 2 p.m. in room 219 at the Antioch College Science Building. Shown above are, from left, event organizer Liz Mersky, local artist Anna Burke and organizer Vickie Hennessy, with Burke holding a sculpture she created from discarded plastic spoons. (Photo by Diane Chiddister)

    Zero Waste Yellow Springs is sponsoring a free screening of the documentary, “REUSE! Because You Can’t Recycle the Planet” this Saturday, Jan. 22, at 2 p.m. at the Antioch College Science building.

  • Local YouTube channel to feature energy pioneers

    The Arthur Morgan Institute for Community Solutions is looking to tell stories of Yellow Springers on the front lines of climate action on its new Energy & Climate YouTube channel.

  • Clifton earthship workshop announced

    Lauren and Zac Craig of Dayton are building a 1970s design earthship in Clifton and recently announced a building workshop.

  • Climate conference to rise again in Yellow Springs

    This tree was planted in 1929 by Hugh Taylor Birch in memory of his daughter Helen Bitch Bartlett. (photos by Suzanne Ehalt)

    Glen Helen will host Community Solutions’ sixth energy and climate conference, with a pre-event discussion this Thursday.

  • Tour green homes, businesses in and around Yellow Springs

    Hosts from Yellow Springs and the surrounding area will open their homes and businesses this weekend for the 2014 Green Energy Ohio tour.

  • Sidewalks packed in tourist town

    Any local resident downtown on a beautiful spring weekend such as we’ve experienced in recent weeks can attest that the sidewalks, shops and restaurants are filled with people who hail from other zip codes. What their presence means to the life of the village is a topic of ongoing discussions.

  • Last week for winter market

    If you get there early you can buy greens and eggs for your ham.

  • Village offers free light bulb grab

    The Village aims to help reduce energy use by supplying local residents with free energy-efficient light bulbs today and tomorrow.

  • Join the sustainable food discussion

    Ellen Dawson-Witt is hosting a discussion course “Hungry for Change: Food, Ethics and Sustainability,” at her tiny house in Yellow Springs on Tuesdays.

  • Solar goes dark, for now

    A field of solar panels won’t soon sprout on the Glass Farm as planned, though a local solar farm is still possible.

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