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In November's Do It Green! Minnesota E-Newsletter:
* Give to the Max Day
* 9th Annual Green Gifts Fair - Nov 22
* Volunteer Call - 20 more needed
* Green Resources
* 2015 Do It Green! Minnesota Directory launch
Give to the Max Day
Thanks to everyone that donated to support Do It Green! Minnesota on Give to the Max Day on November 13th!
If you support the work we do and have benefited from our programs and resources, there is still time to donate on our website!
9th ANNUAL GREEN GIFTS FAIR - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22
$1 donation at the door
Check out our 80+ green gift vendors!
Click here to download your free transit pass to get to the event by bus or lightrail!
Pick up a prize at the event if you show your pass or transit ticket.
Don't miss the great shopping, demos, music and more!
Main Stage Schedule
10am -12noon Jack Klatt
12noon-2pm Sidewalk Café Musicians
3pm - 4pm Eco Fashion Show with Aveda
4pm-4:30pm Eco Clothing Presentation with Sol Inspirations
Do It Green! Education Areas
Energy efficiency prize wheel
Recycle your holiday lights
Seed Library & Exchange
Make a Non-Toxic Cleaner
Kids Ornament Activity
Art Shoppe Recycled Art Demos
Alternative Gift Wrap
Sew a Gift Bag
9-11am Peace Coffee
& Kalona Supernatural
11am-1pm Gigi’s Café
1pm-3pm Common Roots Café
3pm-5pm Green Bee Juicery
Thanks to our Event Sponsors!
Seeking Volunteers for the Green Gifts Fair
We are seeking 20 more volunteers to fill the shifts below for the 9th Annual Green Gifts Fair on Saturday, November 22nd
at the Midtown Global Market located at Lake St. and Chicago Ave. in Minneapolis.
All volunteers will receive their very own copy of a Do It Green! Magazine edition and a Do It Green! Minnesota recycled t-shirt.
Please contact Brianna Monson if you woud like to sign up for a volunteer shift(s): Brianna@doitgreen.org or 612-345-7973
Green Gifts Fair Volunteer Shifts on Saturday, November 22:
7:00am - 10:30am -
Help with vendor check-in
9:30am - 12:30pm
– Greetor or waste station monitor
12:00pm – 3:00pm
- Greeter or waste station monitor
2:30pm - 5:30pm
- Greeter or waste station monitor
4:30pm – 8:00pm
– Assist with take down including vendor assistance, sweeping, recycling, and taking down signs/banners
- seeking a professional or aspiring photographer to capture our event and Eco Fashion Show (1-4pm)
Recyling Signs- Looking for recycling and composting signs for your business, school, or organization? The Recycling Association of Minnesota has templates that you can download, customize, and print. See all the options at http://recycleminnesota.org/resources-6/free-signs-a-images.
Compost Bins- Kitchen compost pails will be available for purchase at the November 22 Green Gifts fair for $10 each at the Do It Green! Minnesota booth.
- Hinged lid that clicks open. Microperforated lid seals out fruit flies and insects, but reduces smells with aeration.
- Inside is smooth and easy to clean with patented airflow channels
- Dishwasher safe. Compostable bag liner ready. HDPE plastic includes recycled content. UV protected.
- Easy fit under sink, cupboard, countertop or corner.
- Swinging handle with lip grip, bottom grip and back grip. Great usability
THE NEW 2015 DO IT GREEN! DIRECTORY
The New 2015 Do It Green Directory launches at our 9th Annual Green Gifts Fair
on Saturday, November 22.
Come pick up your copy as you enter the Green Gifts Fair or look for a copy at your favorite food coop, coffee shop, library or green retail store.
If you would like to distribute the free directory at your retail or office location, please contact Ami Voeltz to set up a delivery at email@example.com.
Welcome New Directory Members:
Alliance for Sustainability - Linking Citizens, Congregations and Cities for Sustainable Communities.
Ames Farm Ltd - Raw, Local, Single-Source Honey from Watertown, MN:
The Artifakt - Handmade products for you and your home crafted with people and environment in mind.
Essential Wellness - a website & online bi-monthly magazine focused on information & resources for holistic health, wellness & spirituality. We also send out twice monthly e-newsletters.
A Greener Read - We ReUse and ReCycle used Books, DVD's, Video Games, and CD's in the greenest way possible. Look for our 24/7/365 Recycling throughout the ST PAUL/MPLS Metro Area and @ agreenerread.com
Junket: Tossed & Found - Junket is a community-, reuse-, and creativity-embracing South Minneapolis shop, with 3000 square feet full of secondhand treasures, local art + handmade gifts, and vintage creative supply.
Linden Hills Power & Light - a neighborhood-based organization aiming to shrink our local carbon footprint through education, community engagement and action.
LXXIII (73) Media - a green Web hosting reseller which provides energy efficient hosting from a data center powered by 130% Wind Energy through the purchase of Renewable Energy Certificates.
Marvelous Melissa - darn!socks mice cat toys are simply holey wool socks, filled with organic catnip, recycled crinkly plastic, pistachio shells, and recycled pop bottle stuffing. Your cat will love me! marvelousmelissa.etsy.com
Solar Farm, LLC - Design and installation solar electric systems (also called PV or photovoltaic systems) and solar hot water systems. NABCEP certified PV installer on staff and installing solar since 2008.
Tiny Diner - The Tiny Diner and Farm is a small place with big ideas. We believe it’s the little things that count, so we’re creating menus with as many local foods as we can.
Click here to see all the member listings in the Do It Green! Directory.
Shop Green! Shop Local!
Work for or own a green business or organization?
Apply to become a Do It Green! Directory member!