September Newsletter 2014
College Students Lend a Helping Hand for the Environment
Student groups from UK and Georgetown College recently gave back to their communities by participating in volunteer events. Click here for more information and photos from these events.
Take the Challenge: Competition Opens October 1
All Lexington businesses are invited to participate in this year’s LiveGreenLexington Green Business Challenge. Participating businesses are eligible for prizes, as well as free services, trainings, and resources. Find out how your business can get involved.
Support Bluegrass Greensource While You Shop!
Supporting Bluegrass Greensource is as easy as grocery shopping! Register your Kroger Plus card today to start earning rewards for Bluegrass Greensource, at no additional cost to you, every time you shop.
Waste Reduction Grants Available for Boyle, Clark, and Madison County Schools
As part of the Walmart Wastebuster Program, Bluegrass Greensource is offering grants for recycling and waste reduction projects in K-12 schools in Boyle, Clark, and Madison Counties. Grant applications are due September 24th. Contact Deb Larkin for more information.
Franklin County Elementary Schools Create Litter-Free Zones
During the last school year, students at Franklin County elementary schools completed a series of litter and water quality classroom education activities, participated in a litter art contest, and designated their schools as litter-free zones. Learn more.
Greensource Welcomes Two New Team Members
Bluegrass Greensource welcomed two new staff members in August! Tiffany Smith joins us as PR/Development Manager. Macy Gould, Americorps VISTA member, will be coordinating the Green Jobs program in 2014-2015. Learn more about Tiffany and Macy here.
Energy Education Opportunities Available
Through the support of the Kentucky Department for Energy Development and Independence, Bluegrass Greensource is offering energy education programming for Central Kentucky classrooms. Find out how to bring this program to your classroom.