Alternative Gift Fair Coming November 9-10! Stock Up on Zero Waste Gifts and Support EAS+Y!

Posted by on Oct 3, 2019 in BLOG, Events, Uncategorized | No Comments
Alternative Gift Fair Coming November 9-10! Stock Up on Zero Waste Gifts and Support EAS+Y!

Come by the Alternative Gift Fair on Saturday, November 9th from 9-4pm and Sunday, November 10th from 9-3pm at the Evergreen Lutheran Church! We will have Zero Waste goods including, but not limited to: Swedish Dish Cloths (Paper Towel Replacement) Scrubbies Dish Cloths (Sponge Replacement) Cloth Napkins (Local & Handmade) Bar Soap (Local & Handmade) […]

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11th Annual Pumpkin Smash Festival by Scraps-to-Soil Coming Up November 2nd!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
11th Annual Pumpkin Smash Festival by Scraps-to-Soil Coming Up November 2nd!

The Annual Pumpkin SMASH happens the 1st Saturday after Halloween in Clear Creek County. #DONTTRASHITSMASHIT Scraps-to-Soil holds the Pumpkin SMASH each year after Halloween to explore composting and ways to contribute less to the waste stream. We get “hands-on” with tons of techniques for pulverizing pumpkins into pieces, including the Gallagher mallets, Louisville Sluggers, the Trebuchet […]

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Support Local Farmers at GoFarm’s 1st Annual Squash Cook-Off November 3rd!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2019 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
Support Local Farmers at GoFarm’s 1st Annual Squash Cook-Off November 3rd!

Out with the chili, in the with the SQUASH! Join GoFarm for their first ever Squash Cook-Off on Sunday, November 3rd from 1pm-4pm. Bring your family and friends for an afternoon of food, drinks, prizes, activities, and most importantly, SQUASH! Have fun taste testing all the amazing squash dishes cooked by your fellow community members, […]

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Environmentally-Friendly Methods to Clean and Declutter Your Home

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in BLOG | No Comments
Environmentally-Friendly Methods to Clean and Declutter Your Home

By Alice Roberston, Guest Blogger at Tidy Home When our homes are messy and dirty, it can make life feel chaotic and negatively impact our self-esteem. When we take steps to clean and declutter, the health benefits abound, not the least of which are reduced stress and increased self-confidence. Furthermore, if you take care of the mess […]

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We Make Composting in the Mountains EAS+Y! Join Us!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2019 in BLOG, Programs | No Comments
We Make Composting in the Mountains EAS+Y! Join Us!

Yay! In less than year we’ve increased participation and can officially move our Community Composting Program in partnership with EDS Waste Solutions from the pilot phase to a permanent program. Why Compost? Composting keeps organic waste out of landfills where it decomposes and contributes to methane levels in the atmosphere, a potent greenhouse gas and […]

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Stop By Our Zero Waste Refill Pop-Up Shops This Fall!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
Stop By Our Zero Waste Refill Pop-Up Shops This Fall!

Go Zero Waste and bring your own container (we will have some available if you forget) to refill with various household products next to the GoFarm food share pick-up from 3:00-6:00pm at Evergreen Middle School every second Thursday of the month July through October (October 17th remains!). We will have many of these products at […]

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GoFarm Food Share to Support Local Farmers, Reduce Food Packaging, and Reduce Your Food Miles!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in BLOG, Programs | No Comments
GoFarm Food Share to Support Local Farmers, Reduce Food Packaging, and Reduce Your Food Miles!

If you haven’t heard of them yet, now is the time to get in the know! Did you know that the average piece of food travels 1,500 miles to go from farm to plate? We learned that from GoFarm! By getting food from them instead of the grocery store, your reducing your average food miles […]

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The Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary Receive Presidential National Award!

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in BLOG | No Comments
The Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary Receive Presidential National Award!

Congratulations to the Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary for receiving the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA). This prestigious award is an honor given by both the President of the United States and the EPA to recognize outstanding environmental projects by K-12 youth.  Each year, the PEYA program awards just ten projects in the K-5 […]

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What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in BLOG | 2 Comments
What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

By Lindsay Anderson, Sustainability Coordinator This summer, our Zero Waste Heroes spent countless hours volunteering their time and energy to help divert over 300lbs of waste from landfills into compost and recycling during events like The Triple Bypass and Boogie at the Barn. But perhaps more importantly, our Zero Waste Heroes helped to educate folks. […]

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EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in BLOG | No Comments
EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

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.

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