February 23-25, 2012
The Colorado Environmental Film Festival (CEFF) is an exciting, inspiring, and energizing event that includes world-class environmental films with representatives from local and national organizations and companies, topical forums and discussions, and films for youth.
True to the spirit of Colorado, this event is supported and attended by people who value the natural world and share a passion for the power and beauty of film.
The event is held at the American Mountaineering Center -
710 10th Street - Golden, Colorado.
For more info check out http://www.ceff.net/
On September 3rd, Sam’s Club parking lot was a very busy place. It was the place to be if you wanted to sustainably dispose of your unwanted household items. Here are the final numbers from vendors who collected more items than they expected, but surely hoped for.
Metech Recycling – 10,000 lbs of electronics and batteries.
Xpress Shred – 6,700 lbs of documents shredded
Reading Tree – 1,466 lbs of books and movies
Red Apple Recycling – 1,200 lbs of clothing and shoes
The Kearns Team from RE/MAX of Cherry Creek – over 100 moving boxes
Mix Paints – 100 gal = 1,000 lbs of latex paint
The Bike Depot – 11 bikes, 1 tricycle, 1 bike trailer + accessories
Weecycle - 50 baby relates items
Go Green Warehouse and Veterans Green Jobs – 15 donations = $300 worth
Plastic bags – 4 big boxes fully packed with bags
Please check out the summary report of the Greenhouse Gas and Energy Savings as a result of the Recycling Event. For the items collected that had a weight associated with them, we were able to convert those to GHG and energy savings. This report was generated for us by the City of Denver Department of Environmental Health. Click here.
Wow, what a successful event!
We would like to thank all of our resident volunteers for helping to direct traffic. This was the debut of the Stapleton Green Team and they did a wonderful job. If you’d like to be a part of the Green Team please contact the SUN Sustainability Committee at SUNSustainability@gmail.com