Join High Country Conservation Center for these events

Sep
22
Fri
LED Bulb Fair @ CSA Greenhouses @ Frisco Transfer Center
Sep 22 @ 11:30 am – 2:30 pm
LED Bulb Fair @ CSA Greenhouses @ Frisco Transfer Center

 

If you’ve thought about swapping out old incandescent light bulbs for energy efficient LEDs, now is a great time! This Friday, September 22,  HC3 is partnering with LED Supply Co. to offer you a chance to snag some LEDs at super discounted prices. Swing by the greenhouses at the Frisco Transfer Center between 11:30 and 2:30 PM to meet Damien from LED Supply Co. who will be on hand to talk to you about your business’ lighting needs and schedule a time to check out your property. On-site, he’ll pull together a list of LED bulb types you need as well as a quote — businesses that sign up for a free assessment during the fair will be able to purchase most bulbs for just $1 or $2! Are you a property manager or a member of an HOA? Come talk to Nick from Franklin Energy about Xcel Energy’s Multifamily Buildings program. Learn how you can get free energy efficiency upgrades for your building and your tenants.

May
8
Tue
The Seed Library @ Buffalo Mountain Room, Frisco Library
May 8 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Seed library workshop with HC3Did you know Summit County Libraries has a seed library? Join HC3 Board Member and expert gardener, Jenny Hammock, as she teaches you how to use the seed library, how to “check out” seeds, and how to plant them so they grow to seed. Environmental Educator, Dana Wissmiller, will be on-site to share a live participatory demonstration of planting seeds as well!

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Jun
20
Wed
Shred Day @ Alpine Bank Dillon
Jun 20 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Summit Shred DayAlpine Bank invites you to a free community Shred ay on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 from 10am to 2pm at Alpine Bank Dillon. Shred any unwanted documents with personal information at this on-site event. Staples or paperclips do not need to be removed. All donations benefit the Rotary Club of Summit County.

*Limit four boxes per person & business.

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Aug
14
Tue
2018 CSA Celebration @ Summit CSA Greenhouses
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
2018 CSA Celebration @ Summit CSA Greenhouses | Frisco | Colorado | United States

In celebration of locally grown food, the High Country Conservation is hosting its Annual CSA Celebration, Tuesday, August 14th from 5-7pm at the Summit CSA greenhouses in Frisco. Appetizers and libations will be served, and you’ll get the chance to tour the greenhouses and mingle with HC3 staff & board members, as well as other community members. RSVP to Barry Rubenstein at barry@highcountryconservation.org.

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May
18
Sat
Annual Recycling Event & Town Cleanup Day @ Summit Stage Bus Barn
May 18 @ 8:00 am – 2:00 pm
Annual Recycling Event & Town Cleanup Day @ Summit Stage Bus Barn | Frisco | Colorado | United States
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1557710721153{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]Need to get that old TV out of the house? What about old cleaners or fertilizers sitting in the garage? The Summit County Resource Allocation Park (SCRAP) and HC3 work in conjunction with Summit County towns to host the Annual Recycling Event on Saturday, May 18 from 8 am to 2 pm at the Summit Stage Bus Barn. This is your chance to go through the free drive-through drop off for hard to recycle items, including electronics, paints, textiles, pharmaceuticals and household hazardous waste (HHW). Learn more by visiting our HHW page or call us at 970-668-5703.[/vc_column_text][vc_btn title=”Volunteer Sign Up” color=”vista-blue” link=”||target:%20_blank|”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1557710732582{margin-bottom: 0px !important;}”]MOST-ASKED QUESTIONS:

  • Can I bring old motor oil and antifreeze to the event?
    No. These items are not accepted at the event, however they, along with all HHW, are accepted year-round free from residents year-round at the SCRAP.
  • Can we bring a lot of TVs to the event?
    No. Commercial loads are not accepted at the event, however the SCRAP can handle this type of request during regular business hours. Contact them at 970-468-9263 for details.
  • Do you take florescent tubes and CFLs?
    Not at the event. These items are accepted year-round free from residents at the SCRAP.
  • What’s the best way for me to package my old pesticides and cleaners?
    Please keep it in the original container and ensure it is tightly sealed. If the original container is damaged, you can seal it in a bucket.

The event is held in conjunction with Town Cleanup Day, which is traditionally celebrated in Blue River, Breckenridge, Dillon, Frisco, and Silverthorne. Help clean up your community and wrap up the day with a community picnic. HC3 will be at the Breckenridge Town Cleanup picnic to answer your conservation questions and give away LED bulbs. Bring us an old incandescent or CFL bulb and we’ll give you two LEDs.

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