Thursday, April 24, 2014
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Booth offers survey, tips on lowering carbon footprint

Local residents are invited to visit the Cool Davis Climate Action Team’s booth at Picnic in the Park on Wednesday, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in Central Park, Fourth and C streets. Visitors can take a survey regarding their household energy, transportation and consumption habits to help organizers plan ways to support everyone’s efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

Davis continues in the lead as the coolest city in the Cool California Challenge, which has earned Davis reward money for outreach. That commitment to change ourselves and lower our collective carbon footprint is gathering momentum, a news release said

Booth visitors can check out the best-bargain compost bin the city provides ($10) to show yet-to-be-soil-builders how to compost food and yard waste easily. They also may ask us about free giveaway buckets from the Davis Food Co-op.

And, visitors may pick up fliers promoting an event celebrating Earth Day and John Muir’s birthday on April 21, or to see a slide show by Garth Lenz on “The True Cost of Oil” on April 16.

Children will enjoy creative drawing experiences and hoop dancing at the booth.

Enterprise staff

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