Sustainable NE Seattle is a member of Sustainable Communities All Over Puget Sound (SCALLOPS)
We are also the 19th Transition Initiative officially recognized in the United States by Transition US.
Welcome to the site for Sustainable NE Seattle, a Transition Initiative.
We are a multi-neighborhood organization, working together on various action projects in such areas as food security and growing local food, alternative transportation systems and neighborhood mapping, tree and habitat preservation, green building and energy efficiency...trying to effect positive change for our locality, creating a world that works for all.
We welcome your participation.
Started by Liz Strausz in Other Events Nov 15.
Do you know about the Buy Nothing Northeast Seattle group on Facebook? It is a marvelous place to post when you have usable things you want to give away, or to ask for something you need. In other words, it's a forum for micro-local gift economy in action. I got rid of a big pile of (useless to me) rocks this week to a guy who was excited to have them for landscaping, and I gave a pair of shelves to a woman who wanted to build steps for her cat. Last month a fellow gave me a…Continue
Posted by Nancy Rauhauser on December 4, 2013 at 1:08pm
In August of this year, my wife and I started a new peer-to-peer self-storage company right here in Meadowbrook called StowThat.com. The basic premise is this: if you have extra space to spare – like a garage or basement or shed – we have an online marketplace where you can rent it out to people looking for local, less expensive, and safer self-storage space.
StowThat.com helps support sustainability in a number of ways. By helping people put to use underutilized space as…Continue
Posted by Joe Mele on December 3, 2013 at 12:28pm
The Towhees, in the front yard, have been successful so far in raising a chick this summer. I have been hearing a buzzy trilling sound in the morning and evenings. Birds make such amazing sounds it is impossible to translate to human language and almost silly to try to sound it out linguistically. That being stated, it sounds a bit like: Twzreeee. It is very regular, evenly spaced and coming from the southwest area of the yard, so while I was puttering, enjoying the cool evening air…Continue
Posted by Lucy Weinberg on July 13, 2013 at 1:41pm
I am worried about a yard resident I have not seen for a few weeks. I think of this resident as Little Mother and, until recently, I have seen her every day when I look out my big kitchen window. We have a little family of crows consisting of an adult female and her one, or some years two, offspring, that has been using this yard as home. An observer can always tell by behavior which of the three crows is mother, which is baby and which is in-between because the baby is beseeching mother to…Continue
Posted by Lucy Weinberg on June 27, 2013 at 11:07pm