Tools for Change In this issue of Evolve, we’re exploring all the different meanings Tools for Change has for us at The Ecology Center: from the unparalleled ideas and the inspiring people who execute them, to the innovative organizations doing the tireless work that’s transforming communities. Tools for Change promotes healthy homes and a sustainable community by connecting people, products, ideas, and resources in five areas of daily life: water, food, waste, energy, and household maintenance. CONNECT THE DROPS
This exhibit demonstrates how water conservation and water recycling at home helps protect our local watersheds and ensures an abundant future supply.
GROW YOUR OWN
Whether you grow your own food or shop from local farmers, there are many ways to feed your family in a way that’s healthy for them, good for the environment, and economical. WASTE FREE
Reduce waste, recycle, and repurpose to achieve a household that is truly modeled after nature. GOOD ENERGY
Consider simple retrofits to harness renewable energy and efficient technologies. HEALTHY HOME
Ways to create a haven that’s safe and clean for the people who live in it, furnished by sustainably made goods and products, and maintained with practices that are ecologically sound.
01. T errariums and Terrarium Kits available at Tools for Change 02. T he Seed Bank offers organic, heirloom seeds in bulk 03. Learn to Grow your Own 04. Connect the Drops 05. Homemade Terrariums 06. Pledge to Grow your Own 07. P reserving the harvest with homemade pickles and jams 08. C ommunity pledges to make a difference 09. Our community 10. Building a Healthy Home 04
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