Come get your hands dirty in the backyard compost workshop!
South of 6th Joins the Lakewood Celebration
On April 22, 2023 our sustainable neighborhood group ran a booth all about the “Sustainable Yard” at Lakewood’s Earth Day Celebration. We shared information about how to rebuild the soil in your yard and garden.
Attend our Annual Seed Swap on April 1st
Bring extra seeds and swap with others who have extras too. Even if you don’t have seeds to share, please join us for a fun afternoon in the park.
Neighbors Learn How to Compost Together
We are hosting a free back yard compost workshop on Sunday November 6th 3-4pm70 S. Allison St. Lakewood, 80226 You will get hands-on with making compost using yard waste and kitchen scraps. Getting started at home Making compost- ingredients and process maintaining your compost how to use your finished compost Worm compost (vermicompost) Please bring… Continue reading Neighbors Learn How to Compost Together
We Recycled Gallons of Paint
The Citywide Paint Recycling event was on Saturday, October 15th, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Shepherd of the Hills Presbyterian Church, 11500 W. 20th Ave., Lakewood. It was open to any Colorado resident and there’s no limit to the amount of paint you can drop off. Keep an eye out in October 2023 for the next… Continue reading We Recycled Gallons of Paint
Group Fruit Tree Picking Successfully Feeds Neighbors, Reduces Food Waste
We picked apples throughout the neighborhood.
Neighbors Swap Seeds to Prepare for Spring
Get your garden ready for spring by coming down to the neighborhood seed swap.
Christmas Trees Recycled Into Mulch
We recycled 15 Christmas trees. Lakewood will turn this until mulch people can use in their yards and gardens.
Even More Paint Recycled by Neighbors in June
On June 26th, 2021 we participated in another paint recycling event. This time around we recycled 15 poxes of paint, which weighed a total of 12,302 pounds. Were we to have emptied every paint can and filled new cans to the brim, that would amount to approximately 1,230 gallons of new paint! The latex paint… Continue reading Even More Paint Recycled by Neighbors in June
Neighbors Recycle Over 49 Tons of Paint
On May 16, we participated in the Citywide Paint Recycling Event, a partnership between the Sustainable Neighborhood Network, 6 of Lakewood’s Sustainable Neighborhoods, and 2 of Wheat Ridge’s Sustainable Neighborhoods. Residents were able to safely recycle unused paint and empty containers during this 1-day, contact-free event at 2 locations in Lakewood and 1 in Wheat… Continue reading Neighbors Recycle Over 49 Tons of Paint