The Sustainability Institute at Molloy College is proud to announce and invite you to the next Sustainable Living Film Series screening on Thursday April 11, 2013. Vegan food, popcorn and socializing at 6:00. Film starts at 7:15. Running time: 84 minutes. Discussion following the film. $5.00 per person suggested donation at the door. RSVP required. [...]
Join SFNYC’s Urban Harvest program as they help kick off Brooklyn Botanical Garden’s (BBG) year of Gardening for a Resilient City. As Brooklyn continues to recover and reassess after Hurricane Sandy, Gardening for a Resilient City will tap the local, regenerative resources we have at our disposal to rebuild a more verdant, sustainable Brooklyn.
From the Outside In: Sustainable Futures for Global Cities and Suburbs is a three-day conference focusing on the sustainable futures in global city-regions, taking the suburbs as its starting point and working its way inward to the city center. Keynote speakers include Dr. Robert Bullard, William Fulton, and Dr. Burrell Montz.
A long time ago, I gave up hopes of saving the planet. I’m just one person, but I am one person with a voice, a mind, and a passion to make a difference. I think people want to make a positive impact on the planet. I think people do have environmental concerns. However, I think [...]CONTINUE READING →
I love watching animation. My friends and family sometimes laugh at me and say “you’re not seven anymore, why are you watching these type of movies?” They can laugh all they want, I don’t pay them any mind. I know the perception of children’s movies is that it’s just entertainment, but for anyone who has [...]CONTINUE READING →
Last year, I ventured into making my own cleaning products. My staples were baking soda, castille soap, vinegar, and essential oil. These simple ingredients made a difference in cleaning, plus it was an added bonus that they were natural. However, I got complaints about the smell of the vinegar. Vinegar doesn’t smell when it dries, [...]CONTINUE READING →
Is your future in jeopardy? With food security, climate change, and other environmental issues becoming increasingly important to our society, questioning our future is not too far fetched. I have always been in touch with nature and loved to create my own products from natural ingredients, but I never seriously thought about sustainability until I [...]CONTINUE READING →
Happy New Year! Things have been pretty silent over here on the Closed Lids blog, but I promise it has been for a reason; I have been revamping and redesigning the website! Come on over to www.closedlids.com and check out the new design! Tell me what you think! If you have been reading this blog [...]CONTINUE READING →