|Sustainable First Monday, March 7 |
Bainbridge Commons (370 Brien Drive)
The Scoop on Poop
The March Sustainable First Monday, organized by the Bainbridge Island Watershed Council and Sustainable Bainbridge, presents "The Scoop on Poop." Presenters will discuss environmental impacts of human and pet waste and how to reduce these impacts on our watersheds and Puget Sound. Robert Johnston of the US Navy Marine Environmental Support Office will share his studies of pollution runoff and its effects on Sinclair and Dyes Inlets. Randall Samstag will discuss the efficiency of waste breakdown in septic tanks versus treatment plants, with emphasis on nitrogen removal. Steve Pyke of the BI Wastewater Treatment Plant will discuss our BI wastewater effluent, and Mark Hufford, director of PAWS of Bainbridge, will the discuss pathogens associated with pet waste and proper disposal techniques.
|Biodiesel on Bainbridge Island
Biodiesel was available on Bainbridge Island in the past, but the station selling it is no longer doing so. If you are interested in working to re-establish a local source of biodiesel, you are not alone.
If you'd like to work on restoring this fuel option, please contact
Carol Ann Davidson at 206-855-0629