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EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Free Composting Classes

Looking for a way to reduce the amount of waste you send to the landfill and make your garden flourish, all at the same time? Be sure to check out one of Austin Resource Recovery’s free home composting classes. Composting is nature’s way of recycling. Rather than

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Chasing Arrows Aerial Photo
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

And the winners are…

After four months of competition, the Austin Recycles Games have ended, and the winners are … District 6 (most improved) and District 8 (most recycled). The winners were announced at the Austin Earth Day Festival last month, where Austin Resource Recovery Director Bob Gedert also

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Styrofoam
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Battling Cheap – The Plight of the Early Adopter

  Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival This series introduces the sponsors of Austin Earth Day Festival in the weeks leading up to our April 23rd event. It’s great to be able to feature these businesses and organizations that are helping to

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Soil
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Free Soil Testing

Calling backyard food gardeners! Find out what’s in your soil with free testing at the city’s Soil Kitchen. Representatives from the EPA will be on hand to screen your soil for heavy metals and the samples will be sent to a lab for nutrient testing. Results

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TreeHouse
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Healthy Paint for Dreamers

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival This series introduces the sponsors of Austin Earth Day Festival in the weeks leading up to our April 23rd event. It’s great to be able to feature these businesses and organizations that are helping to make

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Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Solar Power and the Austin Earth Day Festival

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival This series introduces the sponsors of Austin Earth Day Festival in the weeks leading up to our April 23rd event. It’s great to be able to feature these businesses and organizations that are helping to make

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Earth
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Happy Earth Month

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival Written by Janis Bookout, Outreach Manager for the Austin Earth Day Festival I dare you to find an environmentalist who is satisfied. In fact, you could say that we are constantly and intentionally creating our own

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Austin Earth Day Festival Dancers
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

The Austin Earth Day Festival is Right Around the Corner

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival Austin Earth Day Festival, the largest sustainability event in Central Texas, is doubling in size this year and they want you there! The event’s anticipated 10,000 attendees will get new exposure to environmental ideas, best-practices, products, services

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Golden-cheeked Warbler
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Your Green Week Ahead: Funky Chicken Tour & a Bird Walk

[Bird Walk] Saturday, March 26th at 8am Westcave Outdoor Discovery Center is hosting a “Warbler Walk” at its preserve on Hamilton Pool Road, just outside Austin. Attendees will learn how to identify the rare Golden-cheeked Warbler, as well as discover why it’s in trouble and what

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Waste Characterization Study
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Zero Waste Just Got Way More Fun

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival This series introduces the sponsors of Austin Earth Day Festival in the weeks leading up to our April 23rd event. It’s great to be able to feature these businesses and organizations that are helping to make

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360 Bridge
Blogs
Amy Stansbury

Amplify Austin

Looking for a way to give back to your local environmental community? Now’s your chance. Amplify Austin begins on Tuesday, March 8th. Amplify Austin is the city’s annual community-wide day of online giving. Over the past three years, Amplify Austin has raised over $16.2 million for

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Austin Earth Day Festival
EcoBits
Amy Stansbury

Austin Earth Day Festival Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsored Post – from the Austin Earth Day Festival Attention Green Businesses! 2016 is great year to sponsor (and/or exhibit) at Austin Earth Day Festival. With expanded grounds, a targeted 10,000 visitors, and musical headliner, Asleep at the Wheel and other great musical acts, the

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