Content Creator, including photographs: C3 Blogger Tom from www.letUbeU.com
The Chicago Conservation Corps (C3) has put together an impressive resume of accomplishments over the past 5+ years. In case you are new to C3, we are a group of over 400 volunteers and teachers (with 3 staff members to facilitate) who recruit and . . . → Read More: Celebrate the Accomplishments of the Chicago Conservation Corps
Join us April 23 for an Earth Day party at the Nature Museum 5-11PM! Earth, Wine and Fire! EarthWineandFire.com . . . → Read More: Earth Wine and Fire: Earth Day benefit party Fri April 23
Kevin Walsh of Chicago Peak Oil recommends The Story of Stuff, calling it “a great animated movie, which can be downloaded for free, that shows the story of resources from extraction, production, distribution, consumption to disposal.”
Judy MacDonald sent this along this week…
I just completed my C3 Leadership training yesterday. I’ll sure miss seeing all those motivated people every week. How to keep my inner fires burning is already a concern, so I guess that was the motivation when I suddenly found myself driving off course earlier today. I was . . . → Read More: River Beautification Project
From Chris Corrigan:
In the Netherlands, a group of kids has challenged a government minister to see who can reduce their power consumption the most.And guess who won? The kids reduced their energy consumption by 33% beating the minister’s 20% reduction.
Jean ~Nurture Girl~ Russell says:
work from home (don’t drive much at all). radiate love at the people I interact with. turn off lights, water, energy consumption, whenever possible. assume the best in people (and thus avoid negativity and conflicts). support and encourage people doing good. nurture people building social purpose organizations. avoid the news–twisted . . . → Read More: What can you do?
Maryam Y says:
“I try to remember to do lots of actions every day, albeit many could be considered small.”
I walk instead of drive or even take public transport I smile at people I go past I turn off water/lights when I leave the room I give way to other people I try to . . . → Read More: What can you do?
From the Chicagoland Bicycle Federation:
Armed in August with a $150, 2-by-5-foot aluminum sign, Lynn Romanek pitched the anti-idling suggestion to Glencoe District 35, where she carpools her 6th grader to Central School. Officials quickly warmed to the idea, and Romanek produced and donated a sign for each of the three buildings in the small . . . → Read More: individual action on car idling
Ted Ernst is going to do the C3 class that starts Saturday. He’s volunteered to help invite his classmates into this weblog. In the course of a long conversation we’ve just had about this, we stumbled over more connections, resources, organizations and tools than my brain can possibly blog here now.
What we concluded, . . . → Read More: Projects and Practices