Utilities want customers to conserve energy so they don’t have to build expensive new power plants. Environmentalists want utilities to burn less coal.
Energy Corps member Dan Dean at the City of Fayetteville Sustainability Department has been an active member of the Bicycle Coalition of the Ozarks advocacy organization since it was founded in 1999. This year, the B.C.O. celebrated National Bicycle Month in May with a Bicycle Commuter Challenge, a Mayoral proclamation and a group ride along Fayetteville’s multi-use trail system.
City of Fayetteville Arkansas EnergyCorps members Elizabeth Hill and Dan Dean led an afternoon full of fun to encourage residents to reduce, re-use, and recycle! Elizabeth and Dan created a flier for the event which management posted on apartment doors along with reminders on their Facebook page. Over 30 residents came out to learn more about the newly launched recycling program for apartments in the City of Fayetteville.
Energy Corps Member Leah Saffian, serving at the Boston Mountain Solid Waste District in Fayetteville, Arkansas was recently selected as one of the local artists for the Upstream Art Project.