LES Sustainable Living Festival

When:
July 29, 2017 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
2017-07-29T09:00:00-05:00
2017-07-29T12:00:00-05:00
Where:
The Railyard, West Haymarket
Lincoln
NE
USA

Every year, LES teams with community partners to bring you the Sustainable Living Festival, an interactive, family-friendly event that teaches you easy ways to take care of our environment.

Festivalgoers can:

  • Get an up-close look at Tesla roadsters.
  • Snack on solar-cooked popcorn.
  • Cycle through the latest and greatest in Lincoln’s bike system, from innovative gear to a new bike-share program.
  • Craft their own art project out of recycled materials.
  • Learn how textile sustainability starts at home.
  • Pick up tips on easy ways to conserve water.
  • Recycle all types of electronics.
  • See selected pieces from The Art Reach Project’s “Cardboard Village” community art project.
  • Understand the science behind composting, from organic home waste to worms.
  • Find out how LES brings renewable energy to Lincoln through solar and wind technology.
  • Discover much more.

DEMONSTRATIONS

You can expect to learn from engaging activities from our community partners at this year’s festival!

SUSTAINABLE LIVING FESTIVAL PARTNERS:  
Big Red Worms HVcycle
Black Market Clothing Exchange Joslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities
City of Lincoln Parks, Planning, and Health Joyride Bicycles
City of Lincoln Watershed Management Division J-Tech Solar
Clean Air Lawn Care of Lincoln Lancaster Master Gardeners
CommonGround Nebraska Lincoln Children’s Museum
Community Crops Lincoln Public Schools
Compost Lincoln Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Daugherty Water for Food Global Institute Nebraska Building Products
Dixon Power Systems Nebraska Recycles
EcoStores Nebraska Nebraska Recycling Council
Environmental Studies, UNL Nebraska Statewide Arboretum
Envirorun Nebraskans for Solar
Fontenelle Forest Pioneers Park Nature Center
Great Plains Bicycling Club Salt Valley Chapter, Nebraska Master Naturalists
Green UNL SWT Energy Inc
GRNE Solar Tesla
High Level Happiness The ArtReach Project