Self-Sufficiency skills is a state in which someone can self sustain themselves without using outside resources. In FACT... that is literally impossible to obtain. Each and every living creature on this planet is dependent upon resources in order to survive. What is gained by self-sufficiency? A greater sense of freedom and greater control of one's life. Listen to Marilene Richardson as she talks about learning to be self sufficient at www.songcroft.com. To find out more be a fan on facebook or follow them on twitter. Or subscribe to the Newsletter.
Wonder what marine mammals lurk in the waters of Puget Sound? What washes up on the beaches and why? How humans interface with the sea or the truth about tidal power? Every second Wednesday from January through April WSU Beach Watchers have brought together exciting presentations by local experts for all to hear! Listen to Chrys Bertolotto of WSU Snohomish County Extension.To find out more call 425-357-6020 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Sustainable Edmond is seeking home and business owners for SAVE ENERGY NOW program. Listen as Teresa Wippel a member of the Board of Sustainable Edmonds talk about the program. To find out more contact http://www.sustainableedmonds.org or call 425-772-3056.
Solar hot water is not glamours. The principles are simple. It's time tested and can work virtually anywhere. It could save the United States millions of barrels of oil every year and it doesn't involve a large investment for each household. Listen to Jackie Minchew local resident who lives in the Lowell Neighborhood of Everett as he talks about solar hot water in his home.
Having a small organic farm and environmentally friendly business can be challenging. As you will hear from Mark Lovejoy the business of farming can be complex. Combining organic farming, with a CSA, u-pick produce and local onsite market stand keeps his business sustainable while providing the local community with food. To find out more go to http://www.arlingtongardentreasures.com or call 360-435-9272.
Backyard Wildlife Habitat Certification creates awareness of local wildlife, empowers ourselves and our neighbors to preserve, restore, create low maintenance wildlife friendly habitat at home, at school, at work , in our parks and other public places. Listen Laura Spehar who is the team leader for Edmonds Backyard Wildlife Community Habitat. To find out more go to http://edmondsbackyardwildlifehabitat.org
Do you own or work at a small business and keep wondering how to be more "energy efficient"? It has to be more than just 'saving money" or 'reducing ones carbon footprint'! Listen to Garth William senior manager of business services and Jim West commercial and industrial energy efficiency manager from the Snohomish PUD as they talk about the upcoming conference on March 31st at the Everett Station in Everett "emPowering Business through Energy Efficiency.To find out more call 425-257-3222.
Yellow Grease which is basically the gunk left over after restaurants cook food in vegetable-based oil or animal fat in large-capacity fryers can be turned into biodiesel. Increased demand for biodiesel has caused the price of yellow grease to triple in the past few years. Listen to Colin Clifford sales manager for Standard Biofuels one of two companies in Washington state that produces biodiesel from "yellow grease". To fine out more go to http://www.standardbiodiesel.com or call 206-388-3869.