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FEATURE

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.

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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.

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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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Evolve / Issue 05 / Tools For Change  

An eco-journal of obtainable and sustainable solutions curated by The Ecology Center

Evolve / Issue 05 / Tools For Change  

An eco-journal of obtainable and sustainable solutions curated by The Ecology Center

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