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Green Team Accelerator Lab honored with 2019 Love This Place Award (photos and video)

We won! The Green Team Accelerator Lab was recognized as one of five Love This Place Award winners at the 2019 Sustainable Denver Summit on December 5, 2019.  The award recognizes Joan Gregerson as innovator and facilitator of the Lab. Yet, it was the collaborative efforts of all the teams, partners and tour hosts that made […]

068: Gardening for All with Kristina Welch, Jovial Concepts and the Co-Op at 1st

Kristina Welch, Executive Director of the Denver-based nonprofit, Jovial Concepts and the Co-Op at 1st, shares how they are growing gardens and community in schools and neighborhoods in Metro Denver, Colorado. Meet Kristina Welch, Jovial ConceptsAt age 22, feeling lost and wondering what to do with her life, Kristina Welch came across the documentary Peace One […]

Partner Profile: Eco-Cycle’s Denver Waste Diversion Campaign

Taking on Waste Diversion in DenverEco-Cycle was founded in 1976 by residents who worked together to bring curbside recycling to Boulder, Colorado. It’s now one of the largest non-profit recyclers in the U.S. and is an internationally recognized innovator in resource conservation.   In recent years, Eco-Cycle began working in Denver to help improve Denver’s dismal […]

Team Profile: Citizens Alliance for a Sustainable Englewood

In 2017, a group of a dozen volunteers came together to form Citizens Alliance for a Sustainable Englewood (CASE). CASE is a nonpartisan group of Englewood, Colorado residents who work with City Council members and residents on cleaner energy, sustainable land use, waste reduction, and financial responsibility. Englewood is a community of about 34,000 south […]

Team Profile: Sustainable Wheat Ridge

Sustainable Wheat RidgeWheat Ridge, Colorado is a community of 30,000 northwest of Denver. In 2017, Wheat Ridge Mayor Joyce Jay put out a call for applications to start a new volunteer committee. Joy Opp is Co-Chair of the Sustainable Wheat Ridge committee.  In the first year, the committee developed an Action Plan.  Council “accepted” the plan […]

065: Important Actions for Protecting People and Pollinators

Pollinators are the nearly-invisible workforce that keeps our ecosystems functioning. Tune in to hear how anyone and everyone can make a difference to protect the health of people, pollinators and the web of life. Ready to make a big impact?Catch a free Masterclass with Joan on Saturday!Click here to grab your spotLearning about People and […]