American households generate 25% more waste between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day, adding one million tons of waste to landfills each week. Together, we can help change this statistic. Here are just a few tips and tools from Denver Recycles that will help you keep waste prevention, recycling, and composting in mind as we move into this festive (and often wasteful) time of year:
It takes both volunteer people power and financial resources to support the work Extreme Community Makeover is doing, so that’s why we launched the Key Groups. We appreciate Essex Financial for joining us in the inaugural year! Meet Patrick Dahnert, our key champion at Essex Financial Services, and a member of our Board of Directors.
There are times when someone really steps up to help other people. No matter what the challenges are, they are committed to helping their neighbors and their community. You could say they have risen to the occasion. This is exactly what Bre Patterson did during the coronavirus challenge.
Along with everything else right now, ECM is pivoting our program model for the year. Read on to learn more about what volunteer projects will look like this year. But before we get to that, this month's volunteer story comes from Dusty, who is the leader of the Video Team. Find the full story on the blog and watch one of the amazing videos Dusty put together.