SpaceShare Carpooling & Green Logistics August Newsletter
A Short August Newsletter
WorldFest 2008, 2009
Ticket winners Galit and Arthur had a great time at WorldFest 2008. We've got
tix for 2009, haven't figured out how they'll be given away.
Upcoming Festivals, Volunteers Needed (August, CA)
Within 4 hours of San Francisco: "Greenest Show on Earth"
SolFest in Hopland Aug 16-17.
Come help us run a booth,
sampling organic juice and talking about carpooling. We're hoping for
a good-sized team in just two weeks -- email if you can join us at this amazing
activism + solutions + music festival!
EarthDance is coming this
September 12-14. Leave your car home! (All our ticket-exchange volunteer roles are
Quote of the Month
"The next Buddha will not take the form of an individual.
The next Buddha may take the form of a community;
a community practicing understanding and loving kindness,
a community practicing mindful living.
This may be the most important thing we can do for the survival of the
-- Thich Nhat Hanh
Green Tip: Recycle CFL Lightbulbs
Home Depot has now joined Ikea in accepting unbroken CFL lightbulbs for recycling,
along with many Household Hazardous Waste collections. Since CFLs contain a tiny bit
of mercury (older incandescent bulbs are far worse: coal fired plants producing electricity
put copious mercury into the atmosphere)
recycling is particularly important. More information at
Consumer Reports Greener Choices article on recycling CFLs.
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Oakland, CA 94618
(510) 520-6175 (Stephen)
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