Shout out to our Zero Waste Heroes who have diverted 175lbs of recyclables and compost from landfills so far in the month of July at our EAS+Y supported events, including the July 4th Freedom Run 5k, the Triple Bypass athlete check-in, and the Mountain Area Land Trust’s A Night in the Park. At the Freedom […]
How’s your Plastic Free July going? Our Sustainability Coordinator shares some of her tips and tricks for avoiding single-use plastic* and spreading the word: Food & Drink: I carry my reusable water bottle everywhere, and I always have a reusable coffee mug on hand in case a coffee craving hits. I’ll often put extras in […]
Have you always wanted to compost in the mountains but not been able to figure out how? Wildlife and lack of humidity can make composting in the mountains difficult — EAS+Y wants to make it easy! EAS+Y is currently in the planning stages of a community composting program with EDS Waste Solutions. In the pilot […]
At our Summer Membership Meeting, several members enjoyed a potluck in our Buchanan Park community garden and discussed upcoming EAS+Y projects including ideas for a community composting program and a community solar array, and how to help area restaurants move toward sustainable zero waste practices. Become a member below and look for our next quarterly […]
Originating in Australia, Plastic Free July is a campaign encouraging people to become more aware of their plastic use and its effects on the worlds oceans and water as countries like China stop recycling our plastic and countries in Europe ban plastics. Plastic Free July now reaches millions of participants in over 150 countries! There […]
At our film night in June, over 20 EAS+Y members enjoyed the award-winning documentary How We Grow about the Roaring Fork Valley and its community members’ efforts to support sustainable farming. We enjoyed refreshments and a discussion about the film as well as sustainability in our own community. We will have film nights throughout the […]
The EAS+Y Guide To Hard-to-Recycle Stuff was developed for you to easily find places that accept an array of commonly hard-to-recycle items. In order to visually see where to drop off your hard-to-recycle items, first, click on the map. Then, use the search bar on top to type in the item you wish to recycle.