Tour the Stadium & Stay for the Game!
When: Wednesday, August 17, 2011 5:45pm till end of game
RSVP: Deadline is July 16. Purchase tickets by July 28th on Brown Paper Tickets
Cost: $15 for paid NI members, $20 for everyone else (Includes the speaker, a tour and a ticket to the game.)
Location: Safeco Field, 1250 1st Ave. S.
Details: Transportation info can be found here. All other questions, contact Suzanne, Event Lead.
Scott Jenkins, VP of Operations for the Seattle Mariners, will speak to us about impressive environmental achievements in the stadium. For instance, the stadium boasts a 75% recycling rate! Additionally, between 2006 and 2009 the Mariners reduced natural gas use by 60%, electricity use by 30%, and water use by 15% which saved over $1 million in utility costs. Also hear how this work has influenced the MLB and other professional sports leagues through the Green Sports Alliance. The discussion will be followed by a brief tour and the Mariners vs. the Blue Jays game at 7:10pm.
Getting Green Done by Auden Schendler
When: Wednesday, July 6, 2011 6:00 – 9:00 PM
RSVP: email Catherine Otten.
Cost: Free for Net Impact members.
Location: Phinney Ridge. Address will be provided when you RSVP.
Details: Dinner is provided. Please let Catherine know if you have any dietary restrictions.
At our next book club meeting, we will discuss Auden Schendler’s stories from the front line of the sustainability movement. He argues that we will only solve our problems if we’re realistic about the challenge of climate change. In this eye-opening, inspiring book, Schendler illuminates the path.