A Call for Art Inspired by Rain Gardens
Due: July 31, 11:59pm
Inspire people to take action for Puget Sound through art! You are invited to participate in the "Art 4 Puget Sound," a public art competition inspired by rain gardens and aimed at reducing polluted runoff flowing into our Sound. Submissions from individuals and groups are welcome - you could receive up to $1000 to make your idea reality! Learn more here
Join Us in Greening New Belgium's Clips Beer and Film Tour
When: July 25, 6 - 11pm
Where: Gas Works Park, 2101 N Northlake Way
Join us for a FUNdraiser of outdoor movies and beer tasting at Gas Works Park - it's New Belgium's 5th annual Clips Beer & Film Tour, benefitting Nature Consortium! You'll get to try up to 20 varieties on tap! - and pair them with clever short films, bring a picnic and hang out. Sustainable Seattle is looking for volunteers to help make this a zero waste event! You will get breaks to check out the beer selection
(and a couple of tokens for your participation). Contact
to join the fun! Learn more
The Big Green: Our 3rd Annual Community Picnic and Festival
When: Aug 12, 5:30 - 9pm
Where: Hunter Farm Gathering Place, 7744 35th Ave NE
You are invited to Seattle Greendrinks and Sustainable Neighborhoods' Annual Community Picnic! All ages are welcome! This year, we are partnering with Sustainable NE Seattle to kick it up a notch with green home ideas. Join us for live music, food, games, a beer garden and plenty of activities, including a bike repair station, bird-home making and more! Learn more
Our Green Blocks Blue Sound project adds a Depave event!
Neighbor power! - Who can imagine people volunteering to come out and dig up asphalt? That's what happened at the first ever DePave Day in King County in partnership with Stewardship Partners! Now that asphalt parking lot is a beautiful community courtyard complete with permeable pavers, rain gardens, native plantings and more. Learn more about the project here. We also have ongoing projects where we bring community together to plant rain gardens like the beautiful one above so volunteer with us this summer!
Questions? Contact Hannah.
We're Moving Green Infrastructure Forward at The Port of Seattle!
On April 21, we kicked off a pilot project at The Port of Seattle to reduce the amount of polluted runoff reaching Puget Sound. The Port is hosting a two-year study site for two Splash Boxxes, unique metal boxes which will bloom into rain gardens and help reduce pollutants. This project is led by Gealogical, LLC in partnership with King Conservation District, Sustainable Seattle, and Splash Boxx LLC. Learn more about the "Rolling Gardens at Port of Seattle" from King 5 News. And the news spread across the country! Maritime Executive was one of the outlets that shared the writeup. A great blog article about the adventures of getting the project this far can be found on Gealogica's website.
MORE UPCOMING EVENTS
July 25 - Clips Beer and Film Festival hosted by New Belgium
Sustainable Seattle is once again the green partner for the New Belgium Clips Beer and Film Festival! Join us for this fun night of beer tasting, games, and short films at Gas Works park, raising funds for local non-profit, Nature Consortium. Visit us at the waste stations as we work to keep the event green! Interested in volunteering with us? Email
August - Nominate for the Sustainability Leadership Awards
This August, we'll be accepting nominations for our yearly Sustainability Leadership Awards. Take part in the biggest local celebration for sustainability by thanking the leaders of our region with a nomination. Categories to be announced soon. Keep in mind the great individuals, community groups, and businesses that are pushing the envelope for sustainability in our region!
August 12 - The Big Green, a picnic and festival sponsored by BECU
Join Seattle Greendrinks and Sustainable Neighborhoods' Annual Community Picnic, family friendly affair! This year we are partnering with Sustainable NE Seattle to bring even more activities for everyone - from DIY birdhouses to pours from Sierra Nevada to a Freecycle Table! Be part of the fun by tabling or sponsoring the event, learn more here. Find more information and our growing list of vendors here.
if you have questions or want to volunteer for the night!
October 2 - The PNW Resilience Challenge Conference
Join a full-day conference where Sustainable Seattle and others will launch the PNW Resilience Challenge and mobilize regional leaders to design solutions that address the vulnerabilities of our increasingly dense urban communities, our infrastructure and our businesses. More
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