Friday, May 8, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - other groups in attendance.

And lastly there was a whole lot more offered at the Sustainability Showcase.

Also participating were many other groups that provided literature for handouts including the Tree People, Terra Pass, Ice Energy and both The Theodore Payne Foundation and Plug In America who had put on other programs during this year's Burbank READS program.

Thursday, May 7, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - Library table

And yes, your Library had a table at the Sustainability Showcase. We featured notepads and pencils made from recycled paper and our great green reusable bags can be purchased at the Circulation desk at all three Burbank Library branches.

Wednesday, May 6, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - Fishing Game.

Another activity at the Sustainability Showcase
provided both entertainment and education as
participants went fishing for items and had to
identify whether they were recyclable or trash.

Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - Transition to Green.

At the Sustainability Showcase, Transition To Green featured much good literature, as well as, showcasing cleaning products and natural homemade soaps!

Monday, May 4, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - Life Source Whole House Water System

Life-Source Whole House Water Systems was busy at the Sustainability Showcase talking about their water filtration products. And they had the really cool looking silver system on display!

Sustainabilty Showcase - BWP's Electric Car on display and more!

John Joyce of Burbank Water and Power had a busy day showing off the City's specially converted Toyota Prius which is now a Plug-In Hybrid Electric Vehicle (PHEV) that showcases how a vehicle can get upwards of 100 miles per gallon of gas. He also was gathering signatures for a petition to US auto manufacturers to encourage them to make such vehicles available to the general public. If you are interested in more information about BWP's PHEV or want to sign the petition then do stop by Burbank Water and Power’s (BWP) lobby or visit the BWP website.
Also available from the BWP staff manned tables at the showcase were information handouts and free CFL's [compact fluorescent light bulbs] to all who attended.

Sunday, May 3, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - The American Lung Association.

The American Lung Association attended the Sustainability Showcase and provided literature about their primary concerns - Air pollution, tobacco control, Asthma policy and global warming.

Did you know that this year's Greater Los Angeles Healthy Air walk will be held in Burbank on October 3 and that the Statewide Honorary Chairperson is none other than our featured author, Ed Begley Jr.?

Saturday, May 2, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - Trader Joe's

The Trader Joe's table was a popular stop at the Sustainability Showcase. It never hurts to offer free food! Among the tempting treats were Organic coffee, organic lemonade, organic pizza, organic trail mix, organic apples and organic popcorn. It was all organically good too! Did you catch onto the theme that all of the food was organic?

Burbank has a Trader Joe's at 214 E Alameda Ave., stop on by and investigate their organic goodies.

Friday, May 1, 2009

Sustainabilty Showcase - bookmark craft

One of the family friendly tables at our Sustainability Showcase allowed children to make their own bookmarks

Sustainabilty Showcase - How Green is my City?

Our thanks to the follow City staff for participating in the How Green is My City? Q and A sessions. Much good information was offered to those who attended.

Pictured to the right, is Jessica Aldridge, Zero Waste Event Coordinator.

1:30 Public Works - Bonnie Teaford, Public Works Director

2:00 BWP - Jeanette Meyer, Marketing Manager, BWP

2:30 Recycling Center - Jessica Aldridge, Zero Waste Event Coordinator

3:00 CDD - David Kriske, Senior Planner

3:30 Library - Triste Longcore, Reference Librarian