Tuesday, October 28, 2008

ASL Interpreted Workshops: Water & Waste

...1626 U Street NW...
(hop on the 90/92 bus in front of Gallaudet to go directly to the store)

Water Conservation – Thursday, November 6, 8pm to 9pm

Fresh water is key to our survival, yet many times we waste it without realizing it. This impacts the environment as well as our wallets! Come find out ways you can stop wasting fresh water.

This workshop will provide you with:

Information on the main water consuming appliances and activities in the home
Actions you can take to decrease your water consumption (and by definition, your water bill!)
Products and services that can help you conserve water
Resources that will provide you with more information

Waste & Recycling – Monday, November 24, 8pm to 9pm

Confused about recycling in the District? Heard about composting but not sure what it's all about? Come find out the many ways you can reduce waste in your home!

This workshop will cover:

Reducing the amount of waste that enters your home
Recycling basics--what to recycle and what not to recycle; what happens to recycling in the District
Electronics and hazardous waste recycling
Composting -- in a backyard or an apartment
Suggested products and services to help you decrease waste
Additional resources for you to learn more!
Classes are presented by Anca Novacovici

Anca Novacovici is the founder and president of Eco-Coach, Inc., an environmental sustainability consultancy that provides services and tools to help businesses and individuals decrease their environmental footprint. She has led "greening" workshops, conducted green business audits, and helped with implementing more environmentally-friendly processes for clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies to smaller businesses and individuals. Anca is a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) accredited professional and is on the Board of the Green Building Institute.

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