Knowledge

Landscape with native plants

Conduct campaign to educate the public about reducing water consumption - for instance, the benefit of landscaping with native plants and creating lawns that use more ground cover and grasses that thrive in this climate. They require less water and fertilizer.

Submitted by
1 comment

Voting

97 votes
Active

Knowledge

GREEN AND LOCAL!

Create green initiatives for local business; foster local, organic farming and agriculture (why should a predominantly rural state be importing food from other states?!); and have more educational programs on healthy eating, cooking, and composting/recycling.

Submitted by
1 comment

Voting

93 votes
Active

Knowledge

Provide information on city recycling for new residents

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Provide information on city recycling for new residents.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
2 comments

Voting

85 votes
Active

Knowledge

Use facebook

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Utilize Facebook to spread the word about being environmentally responsible.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
1 comment

Voting

90 votes
Active

Knowledge

Advertise on buses

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Put billboards on buses that promote environmental awareness.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
Add your comment

Voting

85 votes
Active

Knowledge

Provide free sustainability classes

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Provide free sustainability classes.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
Add your comment

Voting

39 votes
Active

Knowledge

Encourage more environmental education in public schools

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Encourage more environmental education in public schools.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
Add your comment

Voting

98 votes
Active

Knowledge

Encourage businesses to reduce paper receipt waste

At the AR Earth Day Festival someone suggested we: Find a way for stores to email receipts to customers instead of printing them.

Submitted by Unsubscribed User
Add your comment

Voting

47 votes
Active

Knowledge

recycling picked up like trash pick up

people should have the option of getting recycled goods picked up like the trash to make recycling easier. so more people will be willing to recycle

Submitted by
2 comments

Voting

142 votes
Active

Knowledge

What we do and you can too.

At my home, we are growing a fruit and vegetable garden. We sectioned off a 10 by 10 part of our yard, then planted onions, cabbage, melons, peas, squash, and other good stuff. Its small, but it works. On the other side of the yard, we bought then set up a retractable clothes line. On nice days, we hang our laundry out to dry. I use the dryer about half as often. I have found that once I get outside, I tend to stay there; ...more »

Submitted by
2 comments

Voting

84 votes
Active

Knowledge

Website clearinghouse for government

Create a website that can serve as an information clearinghouse for green best practices for government so that all of central Arkansas can benefit.

Submitted by
1 comment

Voting

46 votes
Active

Knowledge

Environment Teaching

Get schools and kids involved with the environment. They are the new generation that will be living on the Earth after we have gone. If we can educate more about being green in schools I think it might help!

Submitted by
1 comment

Voting

70 votes
Active