Archive for September, 2014


posted September 28, 2014

 

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LET’S TALK TRASH (Rescheduled)

posted September 25, 2014

[ Monday, October 13, 2014; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm. ] From Garbage to Gold: Turning Organic “Waste” Into a Valuable Resource
Meeting at Joel D. Valdez Main Library, Lower Level Meeting Room, 101 N. Stone (free lower level parking off Alameda St.)

Compost is a good alternative to chemical fertilizers…It doesn’t pollute groundwater, wells, or waterways.
Compost keeps organic materials out of landfills, reducing methane gas emissions.
Compost sequesters [...]

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People’s Climate March – Tucson Solidarity Events

posted September 12, 2014

[ Saturday, September 20, 2014 to Sunday, September 21, 2014. ] In September, world leaders are coming to New York City for a UN summit on the climate crisis. UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon is urging governments to support an ambitious global agreement to dramatically reduce global warming pollution.

On Saturday and Sunday, Sept 20 & 21, Tucsonans will join in workshops and a march in solidarity [...]

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Barrio Sustainability & Climate Justice Event

posted September 9, 2014

[ Saturday, September 20, 2014; 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. ] The public is invited to Barrio Sustainability & Climate Justice Event, sponsored by Tierra y Libertad Organization and Green For All Unite for Environmental Sustainability

In the spirit of environmental protection and curbing our dependence of fossil fuels, Tierra Y Libertad Organization (TYLO) has teamed up with national partner Green For All to host a barrio [...]

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LET’S TALK TRASH

posted August 21, 2014

[ Monday, September 8, 2014; 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. ] Garbage: Waste Or Resource?

Compost is a good alternative to chemical fertilizers…It doesn’t pollute groundwater, wells, or waterways.
Compost keeps organic materials out of landfills, reducing methane gas emissions.
Compost sequesters carbon deep in the soil
Compost promotes healthy microbial activity in the soil, providing micronutrients to plant roots and discouraging soil diseases.
Compost improves soil structure, thereby protecting topsoil [...]

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