Sustainability

How to Make a Community Garden for Everyone

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How To Make A Community Garden For Everyone

Sandpoint, Idaho’s incredible community garden flourishes and nourishes the local community in many ways.

Here’s how you to can create a beautiful bountiful community garden and also a wonderful garden at home.

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Nowhere Left to Go - The Jahalin Bedouin

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Alice Walker Narrates - ''Nowhere Left to Go: The Jahalin Bedouin'' - With Pink Floyd’s Roger Waters Sound Track

Alice Walker, celebrated author and human rights activist narrates this April 15, 2012, documentary. Pink Floyd’s Roger Walters provides a moving sound track.

“Nowhere Left to Go: The Jahalin Bedouin” shows the daily lives of the Jahalin Bedouin community. (Runtime: 00:27:50)

Butterfly Town USA

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Butterfly Town USA - Newly released film documents the work of citizens working to preserve a Monarch Butterfly sanctuary.

An OSCAR-nominated, EMMY-winning team kicks off 2020 by releasing a film that documents efforts to protect a threatened Monarch Butterfly Sanctuary. This film had been broadcast exclusively on Public Television stations nationwide for two years. The team just received word of expanded broadcast rights to include Cable Access, PEG Media stations and personal use.

Cool Davis Coalition Meeting Q4 2020- Building a Resilient Community

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Building a Resilient Community. This is a recording of the Cool Davis Coalition 4th Quarter Meeting with a Webinar featuring Bob Doppelt and a panel of local leaders on the topic of Building a Resilient Community. Yolo County Supervisor Don Saylor leads the introductions. Kerry Daane Loux, City of Davis Sustainability Coordinator.

Greywater Showcase Webinar 2020

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Water Wise Davis hosts the 4th annual Greywater Showcase with special guests and a laundry to landscape parts kit raffle at the end. Learn the basics plus more sophisticated design considerations when reusing laundry and shower water to irrigate your landscape. Webinar was held July 22, 2020. Water Wise Davis is a working group of Cool Davis. Parts kit sponsored by City of Davis.

Home Cooling Part 2: Precooling and Load Shifting

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This video goes over how to cool your home by programming your thermostat to Precool your home. Avoiding peak energy by load shifting, avoiding energy between 4-9pm.​

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Home Cooling Part 1: Evening Cooling

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This video goes over how to cool your home with the Delta Breeze and avoid peak energy cooling by load shifting. Using your windows in the evening is one of the best ways to lower your evening cooling energy.

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Cool Solutions checklist:

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LiveCoolDavis Vlog 4: CFL and Household Hazardous Waste Disposal

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This video goes over the how to properly dispose of CFLs and other household hazardous waste (HHW) at the Yolo County Landfill.

For updates on the Yolo County Landfill hours of operation, Covid-19 precautions, or to schedule a home pickup of your HHW please see the landfill website:

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