It is looking like a great year for apple trees! Join us in helpingreduce the number of apples that end up in the landfill. If you’re interested in participating, email info@Southof6th.org for meeting locations and updates. Apple Gleaning – Saturday October 14th Making Applesauce – Sunday, October 15th
Come get your hands dirty in the backyard compost workshop!
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.
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.
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
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
We picked apples throughout the neighborhood.
Get your garden ready for spring by coming down to the neighborhood seed swap.
We recycled 15 Christmas trees. Lakewood will turn this until mulch people can use in their yards and gardens.
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