We picked apples throughout the neighborhood.
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Neighbors Swap Seeds to Prepare for Spring
Get your garden ready for spring by coming down to the neighborhood seed swap.
How to Get Started with Rooftop Solar
Everything you need to know about rooftop solar in Lakewood, Colorado.
Christmas Trees Recycled Into Mulch
We recycled 15 Christmas trees. Lakewood will turn this until mulch people can use in their yards and gardens.
Shape the Future of South of 6th – Take Our Survey
What sustainable activities or programs are you interested in? Do you have skills or talents to share with your neighbors? Take our quick survey to help the group focus on what matters most to you and our community. Take the Survey
Neighbors Get Crash Course in Composting
Local neighbor Adam showed two compost systems he runs to reduce food waste and build compost for his garden.
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
Neighbors Participate in the City Nature Challenge
On Sunday, May 2nd neighbors came out on an overcast spring day to identify as many wild plants, fungi and animals as possible. It was all part of the nationwide City Nature Challenge, a friendly competition between cities to see who can bring out the most participants and identify the most species. More importantly though,… Continue reading Neighbors Participate in the City Nature Challenge
Celebrating Spring by Swapping Seeds
On March 27th we held a Seed Swap at the Meadowlark Park Pavilion. About twenty people came by throughout the afternoon to share and take home seeds for the upcoming planting season. Just as important, it was a rare public gathering that gave us all a much needed chance to catch up with familiar faces… Continue reading Celebrating Spring by Swapping Seeds