By Nancy Gaarder, Omaha World-Herald
If you want to live a greener lifestyle, there’s no better person to ask than Don Preister. The former Nebraska legislator and current Bellevue City Councilman hasn’t generated trash in three years. “One step at a time is the way to get there,” said Preister, who leads a zero-carbon footprint lifestyle. “I didn’t get to where I am by doing everything at once.” Daniel Lawse, an Omaha father of three and chief century thinker at the sustainability consulting firm Verdis Group, adds this suggestion: Make it fun. Continue reading here.
Photo of Don Preister taken by KETV last October to illustrate a story about the 2018 National Solar Tour organized by the American Solar Energy Society and Solar United Neighbors. A
local tour was sponsored by Nebraska Sierra Club, Green Bellevue and Nebraskans for Solar.
Previously posted news stories about the fun and educational tour, which will be held again this fall.
- City councilman’s home on national solar tour, KETV
- Solar panel usage trends in metro, KMTV
- Mr Zero: Preister’s zero-carbon life draws national attention, Bellevue Leader / Omaha World-Herald News Service