Tag: Sustainable Bainbridge

Jeannette Franks on volunteering, activism and her new book, Intentional Aging – 7 Practical Actions to Live Well and Minimize the Risk of Dementia

Jeannette Franks author photo by Joel SackettI first connected with Jeannette Franks through her work with Weed Warriors, which she founded in 2003 and remains an active participant of the organization. Up until recently, I had no idea that Jeannette wasn’t just an environmental volunteer, …

Make January 16th a “day on not a day off” and join Bainbridge Island Metro Parks & Recreation District for their annual Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service at Blakely Harbor Park

Blakely Harbor Park tv_ad_mlk_day_12.8.22After a three-year pandemic hiatus BI Parks and its partners, including Blakely Harbor Park’s neighbor IslandWood, Sustainable Bainbridge and the BI Parks and Trails Foundation, are back hosting the annual Martin Luther King Jr Day of Service.…

Bainbridge Prepares Snares Top National Honors for its Work Organizing COVID-19 Clinics

If you’re a local and you received a COVID-19 vaccine shot and a subsequent booster sometime during the past two years, you’re likely to be familiar with Bainbridge Prepares, the island non-profit that organized and staged a whole bevy

Weed Warriors Fabulous Free Holly Handout 2022

Weed WarriorsHolly image 2022 courtesy of Weed Warriors are thrilled to hold their annual “Fabulous Free Holly Handout” at Town & Country Market on Winslow Way starting at 10am on Saturday, November 26th.

They will distribute small, medium, and large free bundles of holly …

Volunteer for the Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup 2022!

Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup poster 2022Sustainable Bainbridge is seeking volunteers to help with the annual Bainbridge Island Beach Cleanup on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.! This annual stewardship event is held in collaboration with Ocean Conservancy’s International Coastal Cleanup.

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City is Working with Business Community, Others in an Effort to Reduce Plastic and other Waste on the Island

Reduce, reuse and recycle. The three Rs have been part of the culture and lexicon of Bainbridge Island for decades.

Bainbridge Disposal was one of the first waste management companies in the region – perhaps the state – to offer …

The Trashion Show – 2021 – Tickets on Sale Tomorrow, July 1st!

The Trashion Show is an entertaining fashion show, presented by Bainbridge Island Zero Waste, a program of Sustainable Bainbridge, featuring a variety of outrageously creative garments made from an assortment of recycled materials, such as repurposed clothes, food wrappers, …

Weed Warriors – Earth Day 2021 – Celebrating seniors and cleaning up our environment

Join Weed Warriors on April 22, 2021 (Earth Day) at 11am at Waterfront Park across from the Senior and Community Center to celebrate our ‘two shot green seniors’ and focus on cleaning up the park and removing non-native species such …

Call for Artists – Bainbridge Island Trashion Show 2020 – Deadline for submission, January 19, 2020

Trashion is an entertaining runway fashion show, sponsored by Bainbridge Island Zero Waste, featuring a variety of outrageously creative garments made from an assortment of recycled materials, such as food wrappers, magazines/periodicals, discarded books/manuals, plastic and bubble wrap, plastic …

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