Archive for the sustainability Category

Evan’s Front-Yard Fall Garden

As anyone who has ever put a shovel in the soil knows, gardening is hard work. I recently attended a Fall Gardening class at the Cleveland County Extension on 601 E. Robinson and the info that they provided motivated me to take advantage of the window of opportunity to get some more gardening in. Everyone […]

Green Drinks and Blog Posts!

The Norman Sustainability Network has been working hard this summer on our Commercial Recycling Petition – so we’ve decided to treat ourselves with another Green Drinks get-together!  On Sunday, August 19th, from 6pm to 8pm we will be hosting a gathering at The Earth Cafe (746 Asp. Ave) that will be open to anyone interested in creating […]

Be My Sustainable Valentine…

Looking for a Valentine’s Day gift while trying to stay eco-friendly?   Here’s some tips to help you find the perfect (last minute) gifts for all the people you love in your life… Paper is so 20th century… How about sending your loved ones e-cards that will appear in their inbox on Valentine’s day?  JibJab […]

Supporting the Porter Corridor Plan

This evening, the Norman City Council will vote on the Porter Avenue Corridor Plan. The Norman Sustainability Network steering committee is endorsing this plan because it will put Norman on the path to improved walkability, encourage local, community-centered businesses, and provide better access to alternative transportation. The status quo in the Porter corridor is not […]

Sustainable OKC hosting Transition Town workshop

Transition Town OKC (TTOKC) started in January 2009 with two basic questions: 1) How can communities respond to the intertwining challenges of more expensive energy, resource depletion, a changing climate, and economic instability? And, 2) How can we create more sustainable and resilient ways of life even while facing financial uncertainty? A project of fellow […]