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Durango’s Sustainability Hub and Climate Advocacy Alliance

We serve as the sustainability networking and education hub for the greater Durango area; we also take strong advocacy positions on climate and energy issues.

To get involved with sustainability activities in the community, please contact us.

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Durango Green Drinks! Join Us on Thursday, March 26 at Carver's

What is Green Drinks? Durango Green Drinks, held on the last Thursday of every month, offers a place for anyone in the area to come mingle, meet others, and chat about local sustainability isues. This informal get-together gives people the chance to learn about community sustainability issues, meet like-minded locals, and simply have fun!

Who can attend? Anyone! Business owners, sustainability professionals, community leaders, employers, job-seekers, singles, couples—anyone interested in a healthy planet and who wants to chat, mingle, and catch up with old and new friends!

Bring a friend and come with conversation!

10 Ways to Be More Sustainable in La Plata County

Want to live a more sustainable lifestyle in La Plata County? Here are 10 tips to help you get started:
1. Eat more seasonal and local food.
It can be tempting to eat strawberries in winter, even though they've been grown in energy-intensive greenhouses and imported from halfway across the globe. As an alternative, do some research into what is naturally grown in our area and get the nutritional and other benefits of eating locally. You'll rediscover the pleasure of meals changing with the seasons and meet the people who produce and supply local food! Visit Healthy Community Food Systems (HCFS), the Growing Partners of SW Colorado, and Turtle Lake Refuge. Check out HCFS’s Food System Tools, like the Year-Round Local Food System Calendar. The Durango Farmers Market also provides local food during the summer season and at special times throughout the winter.
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