Archive for November, 2010


Cooking Oil Recycling

posted November 23, 2010

[ Sunday, November 28, 2010; 8:00 am to 1:00 pm. ] domainOn November 26th, 2010, Enjoy Dining Green and Pima County Waste Water will be collecting used cooking oil from 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  Enjoy Dining Green will have 2 collection sites, one at 446 North Campbell Ave. #150, Across from Sam Hughes Place, located at the northeast corner of Campbell and Sixth Street.  The [...]

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December General Meeting

posted November 17, 2010

[ Monday, December 13, 2010; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] The General Meeting will focus on the place of spirituality in our plans for achieving sustainability. All are invited.

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Pittsburgh Bans Fracking

posted November 17, 2010

The Pittsburgh City Council unanimously adopted an ordinance banning corporations from conducting natural gas drilling in the city. The ordinance was drafted by the Community Environmental Legal Defense Fund (CELDF) at the invitation of Councilman Bill Peduto, and was introduced by Councilman Doug Shields. Read more here.

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New Thinking about Energy

posted November 17, 2010

The New York Times has special section on energy covering: “New oil and gas sources, investing in coal, uranium prices, a diesel comeback and the risk solar storms pose to the power grid.” You can read these articles here.

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Water Forum 2010

posted November 16, 2010

[ Monday, November 22, 2010; 11:00 am to 5:30 pm. ] The UA MALL

OUR WATER FUTURE

The UA Water Sustainability Program is hosting a series of events for the WSP Water Forum 2010: Our Water Future, on Monday, November 22 from 11:00 am to 5:30 pm.  Find out how we are working to better manage our water resources in Arizona for the future.  Join in activities and [...]

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Mercado San Augustin Holiday Bazaar

posted November 9, 2010

[ Friday, December 17, 2010 11:00 am to Sunday, December 19, 2010 7:00 pm. ] 100 South Avenida del Convento (@ West Congress)
11AM-7PM Daily

The Mercado San Agustín and Westside Coalition invite you to the third annual Mercado Holiday Bazaar, Thursday, December 16th through Sunday, December 19th. This event will take place at the newly opened Mercado San Agustín. Showcasing Tucson’s diversity through small business, you can expect to see artisan [...]

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SAGCC November Mixer

posted November 5, 2010

[ Thursday, November 11, 2010; 5:00 pm to 7:30 pm. ]

Extended Time For November Mixer
Friedman Recycling

1825 West Price

Tucson, AZ  85705

Sponsored by Saguaro Environmental/Friedman Recycling

The earlier start is to take advantage of daylight so we can tour the recycling plant.
Nibbles and drinks will be served outside, so we recommend jackets in case we have a cooler evening.

Sign up at www.SAGCC.org.  (Just go to events tab and click the mixer [...]

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Power 2K10, an original work

posted November 3, 2010

[ Thursday, November 18, 2010; 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. ] THE UNIVERSITY OF ARIZONA STUDIO SERIES PRESENTS POWER 2K10, AN ORIGINAL WORK ADDRESSING TOPICS ON SUSTAINABLE ENERGY (November 18-21).

The Harold Dixon Directing Studio in the Drama Building on the University of Arizona Campus, 1031 N. Olive Rd at the southeast corner of Park Avenue and Speedway Boulevard.

During the mid-30s, the Federal Theatre Project produced a [...]

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Potluck Salad/Dessert Luncheon

posted November 3, 2010

[ Friday, November 5, 2010; 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. ] First United Methodist Church

Park Avenue at East 4th Street

Parking off 4th behind the church

The annual World Community Day celebration is one of four national Church Women United celebrations.  It is our opportunity to invite members of the wider community to engage in prayerful conversation about community issues that touch us deeply [...]

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Public Hearing on Solar Farm Proposal

posted November 2, 2010

The Pima County Hearing Administrator will hold a public hearing on Wednesday, November 10th at 10AM in the Public Works Building, 201 N. Stone Avenue, Basement, Conference Room C.
The hearing concerns a proposal to establish a solar power plant at 9000 N. Sanders Rd, on property owned by the City of Tucson. It is suggested [...]

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Critical Habitat Colloquium

posted October 21, 2010

[ Friday, November 5, 2010; 4:30 pm to 7:30 pm. ] David Eisenberg, Brad Lancaster and Kevin Koch will make presentations at the CALA Speakers’ Forum. Eisenberg from the Development Center for Appropriate Technology will talk about Regulation: The emerging realities of resource and land use regulations. Lancaster, an expert in rainwater harvesting, will talk about rainwater harvesting for drylands and beyond. Koch, from Technicians for [...]

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Food-Film Festival

posted October 14, 2010

[ Sunday, November 14, 2010; 2:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] ъглови легла

Taste Film, Talk Food – Film Festival

Presented by: Slow Food Tucson , Food Conspiracy Co-op and The Screening Room

The Screening Room will show 2 Films:
What’s Organic about Organic?
&
Food Fight

The festival will be followed by appetizers and drinks at 47 Scott.

Tickets are $15 (includes one beer or glass of wine [...]

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Sustainable Tucson General Meeting

posted October 1, 2010

[ Monday, November 8, 2010; 5:45 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Joel Valdez Main Library, Downtown, 101 N. Stone Ave

Free Parking in the Basement after 5PM

This month’s General Meeting will be focused on critical concerns about food security, food safety, and the steps that each of us can take to reduce our contribution to the region’s carbon footprint by changing our behavior toward food. We will [...]

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