We are all in luck to hear that the Green Festival will be returning to Seattle this May! After just wrapping up in San Francisco, the festival will be in Chicago on May 14th and 15th and then come to Seattle on May 21st and 22nd. I attended green weekend last year and was blown away by the amount of exhibitors, knowledge of the speakers, and the interactive booths that were there. If you are looking for something to do in Seattle for a weekend, don’t miss this opportunity.
The Green Festival is a project by Green America and Global Exchange; two incredible organizations aiming to educate the world on Green Living and social justice. Even the festival itself strives to be sustainable. Volunteer workers help attendees sort their trash so that plastics, aluminum, glass, mixed paper and cardboard, electronic waste and compost are all diverted from a landfill and are recycled. In its first year in 2008 the Seattle Green Festival diverted 97% of all its use from the landfill. Now coming back to Seattle for the 10th anniversary of the Festival, participation by attendees is crucial. Here are some things you can to help do while attending the festival;