A place you should know about is UW Surplus. If you are looking for file cabinets, office supplies, even beds or dressers stop by on Tuesdays to take a look at what is up for sale here. You will find some really great things, many in nearly new condition. With all of the new building […]
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A couple of months ago I went into a frenzy, clean out the basement, closets, garage, and junk pile out back. A few things could and did go right in to the landfill bin where Waste Management took it from there. It was actually a surprisingly small amount of actual trash, though. The rest […]
When Jeff and Susan Lubetkin commissioned a new work for the Lake Union Civic Orchestra, they specified it be about climate change. It was a perfect fit for Music Director/composer Christophe Chagnard, whose passion for the environment equals his passion for music. The result, Terra Nostra, is an evocative musical timeline with an accompanying poem […]
You are invited! Workshop: Part 2 | Reporting on What Matters: Stakeholder Engagement and Materiality for Sustainability | Tues., Sept. 29 | 7:30am – 10:00am Cutting-edge, Northwest companies are leading the way in corporate sustainability. When it comes to sustainability reporting, though, it can be difficult to know where to start. Organizations like the […]
September 16, 2015 We are delighted to announce King County Executive Dow Constantine will kick off the Summit with opening remarks. Join us for the second annual gathering of regional leaders concerned about resilience. Much has been underway this past year with an increased focus on the importance of looking through the resilience lens. There […]
The Myth of Apathy: Cultivating Resilience from the Inside-Out | September 16, 2015 | 7:30 PM Is it possible that our anxieties about climate change and our ecological problems, and the dilemmas they raise regarding how we live, can be so great as to actually impede our capacities for responding more effectively? If so, what […]
Music, Art & Performance at Seattle’s Only Campground The Arts in Nature Festival will return on August 22–23 at Camp Long in West Seattle. The festival is an eclectic experience of music, art, and performance in the woods of Seattle’s only camp ground. The diverse lineup of over 40 artists includes music from indie rock […]
Please join in Washington Environmental Council’s upcoming event: Port of Seattle Candidate Forum As the Polar Pioneer sitting in Terminal 5 aptly demonstrates, the Seattle Port Commission holds significant power over the direction of our city’s working waterfront. Join us on June 29th for a non-partisan candidate forum to hear directly from Port of Seattle […]
Come on out for our 2nd Annual Summer Bash! We plan on having another fantastic networking event at Seattle Yacht Club Outstation on Elliott Bay. Tuesday, July 14th 5:30 – 8:30pm Seattle Yacht Club (Magnolia) 2601 W Marina Pl, Seattle Map MEET SEATTLE’S FINEST MICRO DISTILLERIES Enjoy tastings and hear from the distilleries- how it’s […]
Your alarm sounds. The internal battle of your id and superego is excruciating, as you need to get up to perform your duties as a member of society, but are also in a state of lethargy so profound that you would prefer nothing more in the entire world than to roll over and re-enter a […]