Archive for August, 2008


Central AZ Project Candidate Forum (Sustainable Tucson September General Meeting)

posted August 31, 2008

[ Tuesday, September 9, 2008; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ]
Location: Northwest Community Center 2160 N 6th Ave

For our next general meeting on September 9th, Sustainable Tucson will be hosting presentations by the candidates running for Central Arizona Project Board (officially, the Central Arizona Water Conservation District Board of Directors).
The CAP Board positions greatly affect our state – especially at this moment of diminishing [...]

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Solar training at Pima College

posted August 29, 2008

[ Saturday, August 30, 2008; 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] Pima Community College  is offering two classes this fall on basics of solar PV installations. One is on West Campus,  starts Aug 30 and runs Saturday mornings for 3 hours for 12 weeks  (TEC198TD: Photovoltaic Installation Training.) The other will run in October and November on Saturdays and Sundays for 5 weeks at the East [...]

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Pop-Cycle recycled goods grand opening

posted August 18, 2008

[ Friday, September 19, 2008; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] Three native Tucsonans, all women artists, will be embarking on an exciting new venture beginning Sept. 20, 2008 at 422 N. 4th Ave. Pop-Cycle will be the latest addition to Fourth Avenue’s recent influx of new shops, featuring fun, unique, accessible art and apparel. Our special twist is that all items will be made from [...]

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Will we have enough? Recapping the UA Water Conference

posted August 7, 2008

On June 24, Sustainable Tucson Core Team members Susan Williams and Bob Cook attended the Water Resources Research Center’s (WRRC) 2008 conference, entitled “The Importance of the Colorado River for Arizona’s Future.” This article is their report of the conference, which first appeared in Tucson Green Magazine in August 2008
There is one notion that everyone [...]

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Green Festival Committee Meeting

posted August 7, 2008

[ Monday, August 18, 2008; 6:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ] Come join the “Green Team”!!
The Green Festival Committee still needs a few more great volunteers to help us in the planning process! We only have 11 weeks before the big day. Please visit our website to see what’s lining www.tucsongreenfestival.org.
Our next meeting:
Rincon Market
2513 E 6th St
Monday- 8/18/2008
6:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Contact Keely Sinclair if you need more information [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting: Food Sustainability Forum

posted August 7, 2008

[ Tuesday, August 12, 2008; 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] When: Tuesday, August 12, 6:00-8:00 PM

Where: Joel Valdez Main Library, 101 N. Stone Ave, Downstairs conference room

Sustainable Tucson has gathered four local community members to speak and answer questions on issues of local food sustainability and security.Dan Dorsey (Sonoran Permaculture Guild), Stuart Loew (Agua Linda Farms), Thom Richardson (RichCrest Farms), and Deb Hilbert (Sustainable Cuisine [...]

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Desert Museum Solar Odyssey

posted July 23, 2008

[ Saturday, August 23, 2008; ] Solar Odyssey
August 23
Tucson is the sun capital, right? Find out how you can reduce your utility bills by tuning into the sun’s seasonal path. This tour will take you to residences where the owners do just this. Visit Armory Park del Sol, Civano, the Solar Store and hear about local utilities’ solar incentives.  Includes a [...]

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Green Building Seminars (w/Desert Green Builders)

posted May 30, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 24, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Wednesday, August 13, 2008; 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. ]
Free “Green building” seminars!
Currently two are scheduled:
June 24th, 6:30 PM, at Councilmember Nina Trasoff’s ward 6 office on East First Avenue.

???????? August 13th, 6:30 PM, at Councilmember Rodney Glassman’s ward 2 office on East Speedway.

The seminars are open to anyone, but seating is limited to about 20 people per [...]

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Green Building Seminar

posted May 22, 2008

[ Tuesday, June 24, 2008; 6:30 pm; Wednesday, August 13, 2008; 6:30 pm; ] Planning to remodel or build a new home?  Want to learn about building green, but not sure where or how to start?  Desert Green Builders (www.desertgreenbuilders.com) free seminars are designed and offered for the homeowner (or future homeowner) who wants to learn what they can do to live healthier and more efficiently.

Each seminar will include [...]

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