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Upcoming Sustainable Connections Events

Virtual Energy Club
Virtual Energy Club -
January 27, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Meet like-minded folks and energy efficiency experts to learn about local resources to help you save energy at work and so much more!
Climate Action Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass
Climate Action Book Club: Braiding Sweetgrass -
February 18, 8:00 am - 9:00 am
Join us for Climate Action Book Club, featuring a virtual discussion of the book, Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer. No preregistration required. Everyone is welcome!
Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting
Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting -
February 23, 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Join us for the virtual Farm-to-Table Trade Meeting, a fun and engaging opportunity for learning, sharing, and making farm and market connections!


A New Economic Model

“The northern Washington town of Bellingham may be the epicenter of a new economic model for a post-consumerist economy, producing goods and services focused on what surrounding communities need and can sustain.”
-NPR Marketplace, interview with Sustainable Connections


A Local Living Economy

Choosing local retailers creates jobs and community. Hear from a variety of local entrepreneurs who call Bellingham home and learn why they choose to live and love local.

Local Champions

Still Here, Still Resilient

Still Here, Still Resilient

This is where I feel triumphant through the good deeds of our volunteers and exemplary performance of my coworkers. In a time of need where everything seems to be just that much harder, we have found a way to be successful beyond my wildest expectations.

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Game Changers

Game Changers

By Mark Peterson There is no doubt that bringing back Brad Smith, the speedy Aussie left back, will add even more firepower to the Sounders attack! He was a big piece of the Sounders run on their way to hoisting the 2019 MLS Cup trophy and he will make the team even...

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Return To Reusables

Return To Reusables

One of the habits that I so dearly miss is ditching the disposables and utilizing durable items whenever possible. Bringing my trusty reusable coffee mug was comforting to me in a number of ways.

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