News & Events

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2011 Sustainable YOU Conference, October 24-25, Tallahassee, Florida

Sustainable Floridians Leon 2011

Green Homes & Gardens -- Fall 2011 Seminars

Plastic Container Recycling Expanded in Leon County

Public-Private collaboration works to increase variety of plastics that can be recycled. To learn more click here

Leon County Breaks Ground on New Water Recycling Unit

The Leon County rainwater cistern to become largest known system of its kind in the region. To learn more click here

Tallahassee-Leon County Community Carbon Footprint Calculator

Estimate the annual or monthly Carbon Footprint of your home or business with the Tallahassee-Leon County Community Carbon Footprint Calculator. To learn more click here

Leon County Files Suit in Federal Court to Preserve Local Energy Program

The County’s suit charges the FHFA, Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with violating state and federal constitutional laws, procedures for creating agency regulations, and unfair trade practices.  To learn more click here


 

Tallahassee-Leon County Green Map

Locate community gardens, local farms, mountain bike trails, green lodging and more with the Tallahassee-Leon County Green Map. To learn more click here



Events:

Monthly / On-going Events

Last Wednesday of each month: Green Drinks Tallahassee
Currently on-going: Mary Brogan Museum of Art and Science Energy Exhibit
Local Grower’s / Farmer’s Markets

MONDAYS
11 am-2 pm, Sunshine Growers’ Market at the Southwood Office Complex on Esplanade Way
3 pm-5:15 pm, Green Grocers Growers’ Market at the Florida Department of Environmental Protection, 2600 Blair Stone Road
3 pm-6 pm, Grower’s Market at Southwood between buildings 4025 and 4055 in the green space
TUESDAYS
3 pm-7 pm, Tuesday Farmers’ Market at Purple Martin Nurseries on Crawfordville Highway
WEDNESDAYS
11 am-1 pm, Tupelo’s Growers’ Market at Tupelo’s Bakery & Café in downtown Monticello
3 pm-dusk, Growers’ Market at Lake Ella, behind Black Dog Café
THURSDAYS
FRIDAYS
3 pm-5:40 pm, Apalachicola Growers’ Market at the corner of Market Street and Avenue D in Apalachicola
3-6pm Railroad Square, near the front gate, next to 621 Gallery.
SATURDAYS
11 am-1 pm, Tupelo’s Growers’ Market at Tupelo’s Bakery & Café in downtown Monticello
8 am-1 pm, Tallahassee Farmer’s Market at Market Square Shopping Center
8 am-2 pm, Tallahassee Downtown Farmer’s and Produce Market at Leon Park off Park Ave. March-November only

Hazardous Waste and Electronics Collection Events

March 5, 2011
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Leon County Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Road

April 2, 2011
8
:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Leon County Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Road

April 16, 2011
9
:00 AM - 1:00 PM
City of Tallahassee - Cash for Trash
2727 Municipal Way

May 7, 2011
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Leon County Public Works Operations Center
2280 Miccosukee Road
2010
January through March: Adopt-A-Tree for Free Program
Jan. 23, 9 a.m.: Arbor Day at Stoneler Road
Jan. 30, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Alford Greenway Tour Reschedule date
March 22-23: Clean Energy Citizen Action Day at the State Capitol
March 22 to April 22: TCC Class; Your role in the Green Environment
April 5 to April 15: TCC Class Introduction to Solar Hot Water Heater
April 22: Earth Day at the Capitol (2010 is the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day)
April 20: USGBC-FCRG Green Product Fair
April 24, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: Leon County Earth Machine Sale $45 Systern Rain Barrel Sale $55
May 6-7: Leon County Sustainable Communities Summit
May 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.: Second Annual Solid Waste Spectacular

2009

Thursday, April 23 - SPaRK Training
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Big Bend Start! Heart Walk
Saturday, Oct. 17 - 12th Annual Volunteer Firefighter Fire Truck Round-UP
Saturday, Oct. 17 - Household Hazardous Waste Cash for Trash
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Electronics Recycling Collection Event
Saturday, Oct. 24 - Leon County Cooperative Extension Demonstration Garden Fall Open House
Saturday, Nov. 7 - Household Hazardous Waste Remote Collection
Saturday, Nov. 14: Parks & Recreation Greenway Tour Cans for Cash
Saturday, Dec. 5 - Household Hazardous Waste Remote Collection