Build Green Utah
Build Green Utah
is leading the region in cutting edge home building for the future. As an active
council of the Park City area
Home Builders Association,
Build Green Utah is a member-driven organization comprised of proactive builders,
architects, and associates who are investing in an environmentally sound, socially
supportive, and economically healthy future for all.
Curb It Recycling
Curb It Recycling is a full
service recycling collector, collecting recycling from small and large businesses.
They provide a high level of customer service, while making recycling easy and
Design Build BLUFF
DesignBuildBLUFF is an organization
that partners with University of Utah students to design and build off-grid
homes. Using green
techniques like solar, straw bale, and rainwater reclamation, DBB constructs
sustainable, viable dwellings. DBB aspires to
open minds to alternative design and green building methods, leading to an environmentally
responsible construction community.
The Alliance’s mission is
to foster business, community and culture in downtown Salt Lake City. From Farmers
Markets at Pioneer
Park to the Live Green Fair, they promote doing business, shopping, recreating,
and living in beautiful downtown Salt
Great Salt Lake Audubon
The Great Salt Lake Audubon
is dedicated to protecting and enhancing habitat for wild plants and animals,
particularly birds, and
maintaining healthy and diverse environments for wildlife and people throughout
HawkWatch works to protect
other birds of prey and their environment through research, education and conservation.
By monitoring and protecting raptors, we can also protect our shared environment,
our rich national heritage and ourselves.
Utah’s Hogle Zoo nurtures respect and appreciation for the natural world by
providing diverse educational, recreational, and conservation opportunities.
This is accomplished through imaginative exhibits and programs, professional
animal care, and a commitment to excellence.
Hope and Knowledge.org
Hope and Knowledge.org seeks to promote Utah’s environmental groups in their
to educate and motivate the
public on solutions to global warming and creating a cleaner, healthier planet.
HopeandKnowledge.org is an easily accessible website containing all the information
needed to understand where we are today, what environmental groups are doing,
and most importantly, what you can do to make a difference.
International Wolf Center
The International Wolf Center teaches the world about wolves through learning
vacations, a membership program, an interpretive center in Northern Minnesota,
international conferences, youth outreach programs, teacher education resources
and workshops, a quarterly magazine and a website.
KCPW 1010 AM, 105.3 &
KCPW brings high quality
local, national and international news and information programs to our community,
including Midday Metro, Midday Utah, and other top syndicated radio programs
KRCL 90.9 Community Radio
In 2008 KRCL will be making
some changes to its format. Through the evolution some things will not change.
Community service still means great music, along with public service announcements,
the community calendar and promoting local events. KRCL will continue to be
progressive, commercial-free, challenging, invigorating and committed to being
Utah’s diverse, independent, and alternative voice.
KUER FM 90
KUER (90.1 FM) is a non-commercial
radio station devoted to enriching people’s lives through an unbiased blend
of news, information and entertainment. It is is known for its news, info and
talk during the day and jazz music in the evening.
Net Impact is a group of
agents for change, advocating for social, environmental, and economic sustainability.
They visit landmark
companies and interact with professionals to make positive change in the business
sector. Improve your company’s triple-bottom
line of social, ecological, and economic impact.
One World Everybody Eats
One World Everybody Eats
believes that no one should go hungry. They trust customers to be inspired,
honest, and fair in their exchange of money and/or work for the seasonal, gourmet,
organic food that is prepared mindfully and in a heartfelt way. Open 7 days
a week at 41 S 300 E.
Park City School of Music
The Park City School of Music
is UMF’s year-round organization featuring fine music education, masterclass
and workshop outreach
to Utah’s public and private schools, and a variety of faculty and student public
concerts. The organization is
regularly seeking students and faculty, volunteers, and board members.
Park Silly Sunday Market
The Park Silly Sunday Market
takes place every Sunday, June - October, on lower Main Street, Park City. It
is an eco-friendly open
air market, street festival, and community forum, featuring local art, jewelry,
food, crafts, clothes, music and more! It is an
opportunity for neighbors and friends to come together and celebrate a community
of fun and funky Park Sillians.
The People’s Market promotes
community pride, diversity and entrepreneurship. The Market operates June -
October at the International
Peace Gardens in Salt Lake City, where you will find fresh, local fruits, vegetables,
and nuts along with offerings from
local artisans and chefs, and entertainment provided by local musicians. The
Market also offers educational and community involvement opportunities.
Post Carbon Salt Lake
Post Carbon Salt Lake is
raising awareness about Peak Oil and the need to prepare for “energy descent”
by transitioning to reduced-energy
lifestyles and by strengthening local food, local economy, and local energy.
They host regular meetings, film screenings,
and can provide PowerPoint presentations to groups.
Realms of Inquiry
Realms of Inquiry was founded
in 1972 as a special school for gifted, talented and creative students. Our
purpose is to provide a challenging, individualized education for students who
may have non-traditional learning styles, who need to learn at their own rate
and want to develop their natural individual talents and interests.
Recycle Utah’s Mission is
to provide leadership and education to promote waste reduction, reuse and recycling
in Summit and Wasatch Counties. Recycle Utah provides recycling facilities and
The Recycling Information
Office answers everything from what to recycle and where, to how to compost
in Salt Lake, visit the Recycling Information Office’s website.
Rowland Hall / St. Mark
’s School and Rowmark Academy
At Utah’s oldest independent
school, 970 students experience small classes, close relationships with teachers,
a curriculum enriched
by the arts and athletics, while annually dedicating 10,000 service hours to
making our community a better place to live
Salt Lake City Bicycle
The mission of the Salt Lake
City Bicycle Collective is to promote cycling as an effective and sustainable
form of transportation and as a cornerstone of a cleaner and safer society.
The Bicycle Collective provides refurbished bicycles,
free classes and helmets. Community Shop at 2312 S West Temple. Volunteer hours:
Monday, 5 to 9 pm. Open shop
hours: Tuesdays, 5 to 9 pm.
Salt Lake Symphonic Winds
Salt Lake Symphonic Winds
is an adult community wind ensemble of about 65 musicians who come from all
walks of life. Rehearsals
on Tuesday evenings during the traditional school year at Highland High school
Instrumental rehearsal room. This year
will be their 14th season of continuing pursuit of musical excellence.
Sego Lily School
Sego Lily, modeled after
the Sudbury Valley School, offers a unique educational environment for ages
4-19. The natural joy of
learning is honored as students pursue their passions and interests. Students
deepen their sense of empowerment as they
democratically make decisions. Informational Meetings are held every third Tuesday
of every month at 6:30 pm. 1533 E Murray-Holladay
Seven Canyons School
Seven Canyons School follows
the Waldorf curriculum, which embraces a creative, natural approach to learning.
It incorporates the arts and academics to educate the head, hands and heart.
They are starting with Preschool through second grade and an additional grade
will be added each year.
Snyderville Basin Water
The SBWRD provides wastewater
collection and reclamation services to the Snyderville Basin and Park City area.
SBWRD collects wastewater
from just over 10,000 homes and businesses in the area. To accomplish this purpose
the District operates and
maintains the East Canyon Water Reclamation Facility and the Silver Creek Water
Summit Land Conservancy
Summit Land Conservancy,
in partnership with landowners, works to protect the remaining agricultural
lands, view sheds, animal
habitats, waterways, and rangelands in Summit County. The Conservancy is a local
advocate for open land, encouraging awareness, community dialogue and creative
solutions for everyone in Summit County.
Sustainable Travel International
STI is dedicated to providing
education and outreach services that help travelers, travel providers and related
organizations support environmental conservation and protect cultural heritage
while promoting cross-cultural understanding and economic
Swaner EcoCenter, opening
September 2008, is a fun and engaging place to elevate your knowledge of environmental
issues. Activities include
youth, adult, and family events, lecture/film series, private parties, and more.
Sophisticated exhibits, a contemporary theater, an interactive climbing wall,
a 400-foot pier, and an observation tower with wildlife spotting scopes
overlooking 1200 acres of
Ten Thousand Villages
Ten Thousand Villages provides
vital, fair income to Third World artisans in more than 30 countries who would
otherwise be unemployed
or underemployed by marketing their handicrafts and telling their stories throughout
North America. This income helps pay for food, education, health care and housing.
Visit the store location at 1941
S 1100 E.
The Shop Yoga Studio
The Shop Yoga Studio is a
nonprofit community yoga studio where life is celebrated. They feature Anusara
Yoga as founded and
taught by John Friend. Certified and inspired teachers with extensive experience
and training who help guide you in your
practice. Yoga can be instrumental in the journey to a joyfully engaged life.
Tracy Aviary fosters caring
for the natural world, enriching and transforming lives through people’s connection
with birds. Using
their bird collection, programs and exhibits, they engage and educate others
while participating in conservation efforts through
research and direct action.
Help grow a greener community
by helping TreeUtah. You can make a difference in your neighborhood by organizing
a tree planting project
or by helping with one of our ongoing projects. TreeUtah hopes to inspire and
empower communities to become stewards of the environment. Look online for the
next planting project.
Utah Bioneers Conference
Bioneers facilitates extraordinary
national speakers (via satellite), local workshops, food, music, art, and community
will spend three rejuvenating days exploring the ways environmental, economic
and social justice questions play themselves
out in our community, homes, and personal lives.
Utah Clean Air Alliance
Utah Clean Air Alliance works
to nurture the foundation of a diverse and inclusive coalition dedicated to
cleaning up Utah’s air.
They invite members of all communities - health, faith, business, civic, and
environmental. The Alliance strives to improve the Utah’s air quality by influencing
each individual, business, and corporation to modify their daily behavior to
reduce air pollution.
Utah Clean Cities Coalition
The Utah Clean Cities Coalition
advocates for the increased use of alternative fuel vehicles, hybrid electric
vehicles, fuel economy
and efficiency, “blends” and biodiesel, and engine idle reduction. Locally,
they are made up of stakeholders and
partners interested in promoting these objectives on a local level.
Utah Free Media
Utah Free Media is volunteer
grassroots broadcasting organization that lives on-line. It is founded by locals
who know community
radio and who will rely on the involvement of volunteers who are dedicated to
quality on-air programming. It
is built on the idea that community radio should be as transparent and as inclusive
Utah Moms For Clean Air
Utah Moms for Clean Air is
a nonprofit, grassroots group of mothers and allies who share a concern about
the health impacts of Utah’s dirty air. They are committed to addressing the
root causes of our air pollution through legislative and regulatory measures
as well as public outreach and education. Volunteers and donations needed.
Utah Museum of Natural
UMNH illuminates the natural
world and the place of humans within it, introduces new perspectives on and
inspires passion for
the natural world. UMNH allows adults and children alike to celebrate Utah’s
native peoples, cultures, and extraordinary environments.
The Museum work is based on several fundamental concepts: evolution,
ecology, diversity, and sustainability.
Utah Population &
The Utah Population &
Environment Coalition promotes sustainability in Utah. In 2007, UPEC completed
a study on Utah’s Ecological
Footprint. They give you the information to calculate your own ecological footprint
and work to reduce it.
Utah Society for Environmental
The Utah Society for Environmental
Education (USEE) fosters environmental knowledge, skills, attitudes and actions
that serve to expand the quality, scope and effectiveness of environmental education.
USEE provides discussion courses, professional development for educators and
support services for environmental education providers.
Venture Outdoors Festival
Millcreek Township celebrates
its 3rd annual Venture Outdoors Festival Saturday, June 14th, 2008. The free,
features live music, free kids run, recreation clinics, guest speakers, giveaways,
creative children’s activities and great food all day long.
WCG helps people grow and
share fresh produce and teach urban youth responsibility, cooperation and ecological
awareness. The Garden is also a great resource to learn more about sustainable
gardening. You can apply for a urban garden plot today on their website.
Wasatch Community Housing
An environmentally sensitive
co-housing community only 10 minutes from downtown Salt Lake City. Wasatch Community
Housing balances privacy
needs with community living and includes an on-site organic community garden.
It’s where wonderful people share meals, responsibilities, and build a dynamic
Water Wise Utah
The Water Wise Utah Partnership
wants to help you help UTAH. Utah is the 2nd driest state in the
nation with the 2nd highest
rates of water consumption. Living in the desert requires us to be responsible
stewards of our precious natural resources. Utah is growing and all residents
can help make water wise choices - be part of the ripple effect for water wise
Wolf Haven International
Wolf Haven International
is a nonprofit organization that has been working for wolf conservation since
1982. As a sanctuary
for captive born wolves,
Wolf Haven also provides educational guided walking tours and promotes wolf
protection in the wild.