Is your business environmentally and economically sustainable? If so, you could join the approximate 100 members in Salt Lake City's e2 Business program!
May 21, 2013
May 14, 2013
May is National Bike Month, sponsored by the League of American Bicyclists, and celebrated in communities from coast to coast. A new step-by-step guide created by the League of American Bicyclists helps you create a successful Bike Month event in your community, workplace, city, or state.
May 7, 2013
Interested in starting or improving your home garden? USU Cooperative Extension recently released "A Guide to Common Gardening Questions," co-written by Katie Wagner, Shawn Olsen and Dan Drost. It is already in its second printing after 1,000 copies were sold or distributed.
The Slow the Flow Water Check Program offers free sprinkler system evaluations and educational materials to homeowners in Salt Lake, Utah, Wasatch, Duchesne, Uintah, Sanpete, Piute and portions of Summit, Juab and Garfield counties. The program is co-sponsored by USU Extension and begins May 15.
Apr 23, 2013
New global annual average PM2.5 grids released from 2001-2010 data. The purpose is "to provide a continuous surface of concentrations (micrograms per cubic meter) of particulate matter of 2.5 micrometers or smaller (PM2.5) for health and environmental research."
Apr 10, 2013
The 2013 Locavore Index ranked placed Utah in 44th compared to other states for their commitment to local foods. Luckily, Utah Farm-Chef-Fork, Slow Food Utah, CSA Utah, Utah's Own, Buy Local First Utah and others are working to improve this ranking.
Mar 14, 2013
From Hyrum to Richmond, Cache County residents now have eight new glass drop off sites provided by a partnership between Momentum Recycling and the Logan City Environmental Department. The glass drop sites will accept brown, green, blue, and clear glass bottles and jars only, no sorting necessary.
Mar 8, 2013
Community Rebuilds in Moab, UT builds energy-efficient housing, provides education on sustainability and improves the housing conditions of the workforce through an affordable program.
Feb 27, 2013
The Emerging Venture Competition has a cash award of $10,000 and universities in the Rocky Mountain West are eligible to apply. The competition is focused on entrepreneurs, students, and start up companies that embrace the challenge of building a sustainable energy economy.
The Bear River Land Conservancy (BRLC) recently established the Mendon Meadow Preserve with 30 acres of farmland and pasture purchased in Mendon, Utah, that provides habitat for Ute ladies' tresses (Spiranthes diluvialis), an orchid listed as threatened under the federal Endangered Species Act.