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Sustainable Flatbush Live – Weekend Updates

Sustainable Flatbush Weekend Updates Sunday, September 16 • 11am – 5pm  We are at the 36th Annual Flatbush Frolic

Flatbush Green Film Series: WASTE LAND

Flatbush Green Film Series: WASTE LAND

Join us on Wednesday April 27 at 7pm for a *free* screening of the Academy Award-nominated documentary: WASTE LAND

Zero Waste Initiative 2010 Round Up

Zero Waste Initiative 2010 Round Up

One key component of any sustainable system is a closed loop cycle. In nature, there is no waste–all byproducts are recycled through systems to feed another part of the overall system.

SWAB this!

SWAB this!

On Monday, June 7th I had the opportunity to attend the monthly meeting of Brooklyn’s Solid Waste Advisory Board (SWAB) at Borough Hall. When Anne sent me an email asking if I could go, she joked about how it would be more interesting than I think. Of course, she was right!

DIY Sustainable Decorations!

DIY Sustainable Decorations!

Books, Coffee, Democracy, and Sustainable Decorations at Vox Pop Cafe! While we were getting ready for our second annual Greening Flatbush: Garden Where You Are Event, we had to decide what would make our space look like Sustainable Flatbush was coming through without creating a lot of waste.

Bottle Bill passed!

Bottle Bill passed!

Great news on the Bigger Better Bottle Bill from Environmental Advocates of New York:

Bigger Better Bottle Bill update

Bigger Better Bottle Bill update

Good news on the Bigger Better Bottle bill, via our friends at Educating Tomorrow:

Flatbush FreeMeet, November 22 2008!

Flatbush FreeMeet, November 22 2008!

REDUCE, REUSE and RECYCLE at the FLATBUSH FREEMEET! sponsored by Sustainable Flatbush and Freecycle™ New York City Saturday, November 22, 2008 12 noon – 3pm

Flatbush Supper Club report!

Flatbush Supper Club report!

Micki Josi is a New York City public school teacher and the co-founder, with fellow teacher Coquille Houshour, of Educating Tomorrow, a group committed to “greening” NYC schools. Micki generously offered her home for the first-ever Flatbush Supper Club potluck and discussion, and here is her report on the event:

NYC Green Schools Committee meeting October 21st

NYC Green Schools Committee meeting October 21st

Here is some good news for anyone who cares about environmental education and practices in NYC public schools, from Coquille Houshour and Micki Josi of Educating Tomorrow: