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OKG Newsletter

Topic: sustainable

Live long & prosper


Malena Lott
Finding sustainable abundance in a material world
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Bite size

Chow chat

Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
Mahshid Aguilar is enthusiastic, that’s for sure. She owns Let’s Do Greek, 180 W. 15th in Edmond, and said the “response has been phenomenal.” Aguilar’s family is her husband, Gleen, and their two children, Ayeh, 19, and Afsheen, 10.
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Get a perm

An agriculture movement that seeks to plant with the natural environment, not against it, gains popularity with backyard gardeners.


Allison May
Once on the edges of scientific debate, permaculture has gained steadily in popularity nationwide, along with local food movements and home gardening.
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Made in the shade

An Oklahoma City native creates an eco-village in the Costa Rica rain forest.


Nicole Hill
Morning routines vary. Some people spring from their beds as if they’re starring in a Folger’s commercial. Others get alarmingly familiar with the snooze button.
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Sustainable learning

The SixTwelve project aims to turn community into a renewable resource.


Louis Fowler
The large, dilapidated structure at N.W. 29th and N. Lee, in the heart of the Paseo, was only days away from demolition when it was rescued by Amy Young and James Varnum. In 2010, the pair bought the property, an eight-plex apartment in its former life, with the idea of turning it into a center of community living. Hence, they became the brains behind Project SixTwelve  — a nonprofit named for the street address, 612 N.W. 29th, natch.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Getting past coal

Letters to the Editor

Jody Harlan
In a recent letter to the editor in favor of burning toxic coal to generate electricity, Doug Rixmann (”Bashing coal,” May 1, Oklahoma Gazette) repeatedly demonstrated his lack of understanding of the consequences of burning coal to produce electricity, as well as the costs and risks associated with retrofitting older plants rather than retiring them and replacing them with clean energy.
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Biker life

Our city’s cycling community might be small, but it’s growing.


Ben Felder
When Cassi Poor and her roommate go to the same event, it’s not uncommon for the two to race.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Take a ride

Oklahoma City looks to return to its transit-rich past.


Ben Felder
The history of public transportation in Oklahoma City shows a thriving system of buses and streetcars and an era to which today’s city leaders have talked about returning.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Waste not

Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts takes on a major sustainability effort during this year’s event.


Ben Felder
The inspiration to offer recycling and composting at the Festival of the Arts came several years ago, when volunteers noticed artists were taking their water bottles back to the hotel for recycling.
Wednesday, April 23, 2014