FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 23, 2011
Janda Volkmer, EnviroHouse, firstname.lastname@example.org, (253) 573-2426
Sarah Tolle, Community Relations, email@example.com, (253) 573-2506
Spruce up your home and garden this summer by attending free workshops offered at the City of Tacoma EnviroHouse (Tacoma Landfill, 3510 S. Mullen). Learn about composting at home, natural lawn care, energy saving alternatives, designing green living spaces and other sustainable living how-to’s.
Workshops are open to Tacoma and Pierce County residents. This schedule is subject to change and space is limited, so please register in advance at www.cityoftacoma.org/EnviroHouse or call (253) 573-2426.
25 Home Irrigation: Select, Install, Maintain 10 a.m.
9 Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting 10:30 a.m.
16 All About Ductless Heat Pumps 10:30 a.m.
17 Plant Now for Fall and Winter Harvest 1:30 p.m.
23 Natural Lawn Care & Pest Management 10:30 a.m.
30 Solar Power: How it Works & Incentives 10 a.m.
6 Garden Design & Plant Identification 10:30 a.m.
13 Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting 10:30 a.m.
20 Green Roof Design, Structure, Plants 10:30 a.m.
27 Designing Green Interior Living Spaces 10:30 a.m.
10 Yard Waste & Worm Bin Composting 10:30 a.m.
17 Winterize Your Home for Energy Savings 10:30 a.m.
18 Fall Planting and Winter Garden Prep 1:30 p.m.
24 Solatube Natural Daylight and Self-Install Demo 10:30 a.m.
About the EnviroHouse
As the Puget Sound area’s only permanent green model home, the City of Tacoma EnviroHouse showcases green building and natural landscape ideas, materials and techniques to create a healthy home and planet. The EnviroHouse is a partnership of City of Tacoma’s solid waste, surface water and wastewater utilities, and Tacoma Water and Tacoma Power. Visits by the public and pre-arranged group tours are welcome during open hours.
Hours: Wednesday-Friday: 10 a.m.-3 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday: 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Location: Tacoma Landfill, 3510 S. Mullen St., Tacoma 98409
More information: www.cityoftacoma.org/EnviroHouse, (253) 573-2426