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‘Tis the Season to Recycle

From Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25%! Click here for a helpful infographic on what is easily recyclable this holiday season. More holiday green tips can be found at Earth Easy, and the EPA website.

Happy green holidays from all of us at JeffersonCAN!

Announcing! Jefferson County PUD Residential Rebate

Heating season is just around the corner, and Jefferson County’s energy efficiency rebate program can help! You can receive a sizeable rebate from Jefferson County PUD by simply increasing the energy efficiency of your home. The program offers rebates for heating system upgrades, weatherization improvements, windows replacement, and EnergyStar appliance purchases. Qualified projects can receive… Continue Reading

People’s Climate Marches in Port Townsend, Sequim, and Port Angeles

People’s Climate Marches are occurring all over the U.S. this Sunday, September 21. Several marches are scheduled in our area as well. We’ve included a link to Local 2020’s website, which provides all the details. We hope you can join us! http://l2020.org/peoples-climate-marches-in-port-townsend-sequim-and-port-angeles/ Here’s the PT poster referenced in Local 2020’s notice: http://l2020.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/climate-poster-4.pdf     Continue Reading

Saving Water in the Garden

We recently enjoyed a streak of warmer, drier weather, a treat in the midst of a rainy spring. This quickly led to the sounds and sprays of outdoor sprinkler systems. Hopefully we’ve planted drought-tolerant natives in our yards, but even natives need supplemental water while they’re establishing their roots. And, if you’re a vegetable gardener… Continue Reading

Celebrate National Bike Month!

Spring has exploded in east Jefferson County. Trees and flowers are blooming, and the later sunsets bring the sounds of lawn mowers and weed eaters out well into the evening. We’ve jettisoned coats and sweaters to soak up the warm sun, at least for a few days! All over town, local citizens are alive with… Continue Reading

Garden Dreams

One day, the wind is whipping around while raindrops sting our faces. The next, we’re bathing in sunshine. Everywhere we look, the earth is waking up. Bulbs break through the ground surface, and buds on trees show the promise of spring. It’s time for some garden dreams! When it comes to action on climate change,… Continue Reading