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Mid October Update

Here’s the latest events upcoming…. On Tuesday, October 12th at 7 pm, an Eating Locally event at the Louisville Nature Center on 3745 Illinois Avenue.  Phyillis Fitzgerald will speak on how and the benefits of eating locally.  The event is free to LNC Members, while only two bucks for non members.  Friday is 15th day [...]

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Green Team September 20th

Here are Louisville’s green events for Sept. 20th to Sept. 26th The Greater Louisville Sierra Club’s General Meeting will focus on initiatives for using local food in the school system.  The two speakers at the meeting will be Sarah Fritschner, former Courier Journal Food Editor and Jill Costin of Jefferson County Public Schools Nutrition Initiatives [...]

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Mid Month Update

Here’s the latest on Green themed events for 9-13 to 9-19: The US Green Building Council Louisville Chapter is hosting a Lunch and Learn Series Tuesday.  Three people from the CPA firm Mountjoy Chilton Medley will talk about the financial benefits of sustainable ideas.  The event is from 12-1 at the Office Environment Company and [...]

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A Look Inside

Sherwin Williams ProGreen 200 paint was used on the interior of the house. It meets LEED performance standards and has the GreenGuard certification for air quality. ProGreen 200 covers and touches up well. Sherwin Williams Resilience was used on the exterior. It is a new coating that provides early moisture resistance making it possible to [...]

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Behind the Scenes with the Green Team

The Green Team Committee had our latest meeting this past week at the Heine Bros off of Chenoweth. It was a small crowd, but we managed to get a lot accomplished. With the Habitat build scheduled to finish up by early October, all that was left to talk about was the interior finishing and the [...]

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Being a Green Homeowner

There are some who say the best green home is the one you buy … not build. Every home on the market right now is a green home because it’s being recycled. Think about it, no more trees need to be cut down for framing. There are no truck loads of construction debris going to [...]

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Eating Good in a Green Neighborhood

This week features a few farmers markets, but first a green alert on environmental crime! Terry D. Edwards, Associate Professor, Department of Justice Administration/Southern Police Institute at UofL, will make a presentation on environmental crime at the Barn behind Passionist Monastery at 1924 Newburg Road.  He’ll discuss trends and topics related to “green” crimes. For [...]

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YPAL’s Cash Moter Has a Passion to LEED

Cash Moter, an architect for Joseph & Joseph Architects, is a YPAL veteran having served five years on the board of directors. He’s been with the organization through many of its milestones including an organizational rebranding project, playing host to 2007’s YP Summit, the initiation of Brightside’s Green Tie Bash and the organization’s 10th anniversary [...]

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YPAL’s Weekly Update a Resource for Green Initiative

So YPAL’s LEED Certified Habitat for Humanity house is quickly nearing completion with just over a month left on construction. After many months of tireless efforts on the part of YPAL’s Green Team members, volunteers and sponsors, the keys to the house will soon be handed over to the welcoming hands of Wendy, the homeowner. [...]