Summertime Adventures in Low-Waste Living

How will you spend your summer vacation? Now that school is out, you can enjoy the freedom of no assignments, deadlines, or early wake-up calls. Whether you’re staying at home, adventuring outdoors, or traveling with your family, remember the four Rs – rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle. Here are some tips for low- or no-waste…

Take Our Environmental Heroes Quiz!

Which people inspire you in your daily life? Are environmental heroes among them? Here’s a quiz on a few environmental heroes. You can find out more about them and the contributions they’ve made in the Answer section at the bottom. But first, take the quiz! Questions 1.  Rachel Carson was an American marine biologist, conservationist,…

Environmental Summer Reading

Summer is an exciting time to explore the world around you. An easy way to do that is through books, especially ones about the environment! Join a local summer reading program to increase the fun with the chance of prizes. The adults in your household can play the Seattle Arts and Lectures Summer Book Bingo.…

Save Water this Summer!

Help people, salmon, and wildlife Water is a precious resource, but in the often misty and river-rich Pacific Northwest, it can seem like we have an endless supply. While we are doing better than many regions, we still need to use water with awareness and foresight. Climate change is warming our region, making temperatures, storms,…

Keep a Low Waste Profile this Summer

How will you spend your summer vacation? Now that school is out, you can enjoy the freedom of no assignments, deadlines, or early wake-up calls. Whether you’re staying at home, doing activities outdoors, or traveling with your family, don’t forget the four Rs – rethink, reduce, reuse, and recycle. Keep your Green Team habits strong…

Sustainable Summer Picnics at the Park

It’s summer! Get outdoors, go to the park, have a picnic! Be sure to keep it green, clean and sustainable for the planet.  Common picnic items such as packaged foods and plastic utensils can result in a lot of waste. Here are some helpful tips to reduce waste: Use reusable containers, plates, utensils, and cloth…