like a rock in a pondwhat you do makes a difference!inspire peopleDog Poop, Carrots and a Little Sunshine: AFew Steps on t...
inspireme
Cloth DiapersSavings $1600 per childClothes Line vs Dryer $85 per year
Home GardenSavings - $500 per year
Food Composting- 2 buckets of organicsper week- 104 buckets per year- 10 bags diverted fromthe landfill- Saving $25 per ye...
14 piles per week – 728 piles per year – 10 bagsdiverted from landfill – Savings $25Dog PoopComposting
Now That’s Sustainable
Choosing the Right BulbCompactFlorescent LightLED LEDLight Bulbs Don’t Have to be Boring
Additional Small Actions/Savings• Make your own beer/wine• Smart shopping– Purchase what you need– Re-use your bags– Selec...
Carbon Offset
Carbon FootprintTotal Savings$5,603.50
Backyard Greenhouse
Slash Pile To Home HeatSavings – $2,000
Woodstove
Solar Hot Water
Photovoltaic
Battery Backup System
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2013 BCWWA Annual Conference; Opening Session presented by Don Nash of Urban Systems

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Dog poop, carrots and a little sunshine: A few steps on the road to sustainability

  1. 1. like a rock in a pondwhat you do makes a difference!inspire peopleDog Poop, Carrots and a Little Sunshine: AFew Steps on the Road to Sustainability
  2. 2. inspireme
  3. 3. Cloth DiapersSavings $1600 per childClothes Line vs Dryer $85 per year
  4. 4. Home GardenSavings - $500 per year
  5. 5. Food Composting- 2 buckets of organicsper week- 104 buckets per year- 10 bags diverted fromthe landfill- Saving $25 per year- Improved soil
  6. 6. 14 piles per week – 728 piles per year – 10 bagsdiverted from landfill – Savings $25Dog PoopComposting
  7. 7. Now That’s Sustainable
  8. 8. Choosing the Right BulbCompactFlorescent LightLED LEDLight Bulbs Don’t Have to be Boring
  9. 9. Additional Small Actions/Savings• Make your own beer/wine• Smart shopping– Purchase what you need– Re-use your bags– Select products that haverecyclable packaging• Shaving Cream Cans• XeriscapingTotal Estimated Yearly Savings $5,000
  10. 10. Carbon Offset
  11. 11. Carbon FootprintTotal Savings$5,603.50
  12. 12. Backyard Greenhouse
  13. 13. Slash Pile To Home HeatSavings – $2,000
  14. 14. Woodstove
  15. 15. Solar Hot Water
  16. 16. Photovoltaic
  17. 17. Battery Backup System
  18. 18. inspireyouinspireothersGive yourself generously to make a difference for others

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