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Island Greentech http://islandgreentech.org Incubating Green Technology on Vashon/Maury Island Fri, 20 Mar 2015 18:30:09 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.1 Group hopes to halt trash, begin compost program http://islandgreentech.org/?p=113 Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:36:02 +0000 http://islandgreentech.org/?p=113 Group hopes to halt trash, begin compost program
  • Apr 23, 2014 at 6:00AM updated Apr 28, 2014 at 1:34PM

When Shannon Brundle did a study of Vashon’s waste stream for her master’s thesis, she was surprised to learn that not only does the island not have centralized composting, but there’s no place to recycle yard waste either. It’s either burned or ends up in a landfill.

When trouble came for the theater, you turned out in true Vashon style http://islandgreentech.org/?p=110 Wed, 05 Sep 2012 21:34:49 +0000 http://islandgreentech.org/?p=110
  • Sep 5, 2012 at 7:00AM

We at the Vashon Theatre have spent the better part of a decade getting to know this place and getting to know so many of you. Things are really different here. Adults step outside the box. So many of you are lifelong learners, travelers, ageless athletes, artists and community-minded individuals. You play and participate in adult versions of spelling bees, pinewood derbies and trick-or-treating.

Island theater must last long into the future http://islandgreentech.org/?p=106 Fri, 13 Jul 2012 21:30:23 +0000 http://islandgreentech.org/?p=106
  • Jun 13, 2012 at 8:00AM

Vashon Theatre is one of those enduring, treasured Island institutions, without which Vashon just wouldn’t be Vashon. Since 1947, it’s been a great place for us to get out of the rain for a couple of hours, see our neighbors and be mesmerized by those hallucinogenic murals.

Island group rallies to aid Vashon Theatre http://islandgreentech.org/?p=104 Wed, 06 Jun 2012 21:29:53 +0000 http://islandgreentech.org/?p=104
  • Jun 6, 2012 at 8:00AM

Eileen Wolcott had been gearing up to take out yet another business loan to keep her small movie house on Vashon Island afloat, frustrated that she had to do so but realizing she had no choice.

A Vashon crew hopes to see electric vehicles take off http://islandgreentech.org/?p=88 Wed, 25 Nov 2009 20:52:54 +0000 http://islandgreentech.org/?p=88  

Vashon will soon become a Mecca for electric cars and their owners, if a group of enthusiastic Islanders has its way. More than 50 people have joined Vashon Electric Vehicle Association, or VEVA, to spread the word about transportation options powered by electricity.13934vashonElectricWEB2