January Meeting – Tacoma Plume, Toxics Cleanup, and Burien Soil

Sustainable Burien January Gathering Sunday, January 8, 2012 Burien KCLS Library 2:00pm – 4:00pm (doors open at 1:30) Elizabeth Weldin, of the Toxics Cleanup Program with the Washington State Department of Ecology, will be speaking about the “Tacoma plume,” from the ASARCO plant in Tacoma. “For almost 100 years, the Asarco Company operated a copper … Read moreJanuary Meeting – Tacoma Plume, Toxics Cleanup, and Burien Soil

Sustainable Burien Holiday Potluck & Roundtable Discussion

Sustainable Burien Holiday Potluck & Roundtable Discussion Sunday, December 11, 2011 Burien KCLS Library 2:00pm – 4:00pm (doors open at 1:30) Please join us for our yearly holiday potluck and roundtable discussion.  Bring something to share – food and your thoughts about Sustainable Burien and some possible directions for 2012.  We will have some utensils available, but … Read moreSustainable Burien Holiday Potluck & Roundtable Discussion

November Meeting: Emergency Preparedness and Map Your Neighborhood

Sustainable Burien Gathering Sunday, November 13, 2011 Burien KCLS Library 2:00pm – 4:00pm doors open at 1:30 THIS MONTH: Emergency Preparedness and Burien’s Walk ‘n Talk. Nancy Barry will share her experiences in CERT training this fall and we’ll talk about getting more neighborhoods interested in Map Your Neighborhood emergency preparedness. Maureen Hoffman will talk … Read moreNovember Meeting: Emergency Preparedness and Map Your Neighborhood

Sustainable Burien Joins the BratTrot for October Meeting

Sustainable Burien is doing something different this month! Rather than our usual 2nd Sunday monthly meeting at the library, we’re going to join a fun community event which is happening on the same day. It’s Burien’s yearly Brat Trot, which raises funds for two local non-profits Safe Kids King County South and Highline Schools Foundation … Read moreSustainable Burien Joins the BratTrot for October Meeting

September Meeting: Solar Panels & Electric Cars

Sustainable Burien Gathering Sunday, September 11, 2011 Burien KCLS Library 2:00pm – 4:00pm doors open at 1:30 SOLAR? ELECTRIC CAR? FOR YOU? Sustainable Burien will have two presenters for our September meeting: Ready to go solar? Not sure if your home is right or if you can afford it? Come by Sustainable Burien for answers … Read moreSeptember Meeting: Solar Panels & Electric Cars

NBIS Eco-Hour at Elliot Bay Brewery

The Network for Business Innovation and Sustainability (NBIS) has invited members from Sustainable Burien to join them at their next networking Eco-Hour on September 29th at the Elliott Bay Brewhouse & Pub in Burien. They’ll be celebrating the sustainable efforts of NBIS member company, Elliott Bay Brewing. If you would like to attend, please RSVP … Read moreNBIS Eco-Hour at Elliot Bay Brewery

Burien’s Walk ‘N Talk To Build Community

This article was featured on the B-Town Blog this morning and looks like an excellent way to build community! Visit the Burien Walk ‘N Talk article at the B-Town Blog for more information. Burien’s first-ever ‘Walk-n-Talk,’ will start this Sunday, Aug. 7th, beginning at 2 p.m. at Town Square, then continue the first Sunday of … Read moreBurien’s Walk ‘N Talk To Build Community

July Meeting: What Does Living Sustainably Mean to You?

What Does Living Sustainably Mean to You? Please Bring Your Input! WHAT: Sustainable Burien meeting WHEN: Sunday, July 10, 2011, 2 p.m. WHERE: Burien library, corner of SW 152nd & 4th SW Sustainable Burien wants to broaden its outreach. Please come and help us brainstorm the key principles of sustainability. We’ll be asking you to share your thoughts on how we can make Burien a … Read moreJuly Meeting: What Does Living Sustainably Mean to You?

June Meeting – Garden Sustainably with Native Plants

Sustainable Burien Gathering Sunday, June 12, 2011 Burien KCLS Library 2:00pm – 4:00pm doors open at 1:30 Garden Sustainably with Native Plants. Our June speaker is Jean Spohn, who will show us how native plants have evolved together to nourish and sustain the soil, the air and all of the native animals that live in … Read moreJune Meeting – Garden Sustainably with Native Plants

Seattle Tilth Offering Gardening Classes in West Seattle

Our friends at Seattle Tilth are offering a number of great  classes in the West Seattle area this summer and we thought we’d point them out.  All of the classes listed below are taking place at the White Center Cultural Community Center, located near downtown White Center. Grow Heat Lovers Get the scoop on growing … Read moreSeattle Tilth Offering Gardening Classes in West Seattle