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City Listings - Environment (January 25 - January 31, 1996)


Lawrence F. London, Jr.
Title: City Listings - Environment (January 25 - January 31, 1996)


PERMACULTURE WORKSHOPS. Permaculture Drylands Institute offers four weekend courses in Permaculture design January 27 and 28, February 10 and 11, February 24 and 25 and March 9 and 10, in Cave Creek, AZ. Permaculture is a method of designing sustainable environments that are based on observation of natural systems, organization contained in traditional farming, and modern science and technology. Cost is $125 for the first weekend, $450 for all four, with some scholarships avaiable. Call Greg Peterson at (602) 279-3713 for registration and information.

SOLAR ENERGY WORKSHOPS. Solar Energy International offers a series of Tucson workshops in February and March. Workshops are for owner-builders, solar career seekers, industry technicians, those working in lesser developed nations, and all other interested people. Topics include: Solar Water Pumping, February 5 through 8; Solar Cooking, February 9 through 11; Solar Home Design, February 12 through 24; PV Design and Installation, March 4 through 15; and Advanced PV, March 18 through 29. Write to: Solar Energy International, P.O. Box 715, Carbondale, CO 81623; or call (970) 963-8855. Call Ed Eaton locally at 327-8558 for information.

RECYCLING CENTERS. The following neighborhood drop-off centers are open 24 hours daily: Cholla High School, 2001 W. 22nd St.; Booth-Fickett Magnet School, 7240 E. Calle Arturo; and Morrow Education Center, 1010 E. 10th St. All city and county landfills also have recycling centers. Call 791-5000 for hours and locations. Multi-material recycling facilities are located at Recycle America, 945 S. Freeway Blvd. Call 622-4731 for hours.

RETHINKIT LINE. Don't know whether to throw it, hoe it or stow it? The RETHINKIT Recycling Information Line, 791-5000, offers information for callers with recycling questions and concerns.

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