04.02.2011 Meeting Tuesday, March 29 Recap
Here are the minutes from March 29, 2011 meeting:
Solar Highways - building roads using solar panels
- Using strong glass material that won’t shatter
- Has LED’s to give helpful information to motorists.
- Uses garbage bags mixed with compostable materials to create building materials
- Eisenhower opened highway system in 1950’s.
Sustainability Week: April 25-28
- Making reusable bags from old t-shirts.
- seed balls demo
- Stepping stones in organic garden.
- Solar Ovens
- Cal-Earth - Buildings out of dirt.
- All natural, good insulation, concentric circles. plant materials for $2,500
- Dirt film, Ted Talks, King Corn.
- Butterfly Event on the 21st
- Stone Making
- Bag drive - replacing plastic for canvas
- “Oh Happy Days” Organic Food Market
1-3 pm on Friday - Garden volunteering
“Food Not Lawns” on YouTube
Local is the new organic
- No packaging
- Easy access
- Maximizing yield
- No pesticides
- Solution to broken agricultural system
- Havana, Cuba - Already past peak-oil phase and only sustainable country in the world.