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U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to Conduct Community Interviews 

Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The City of Goshen strives to take the best care for residents and to ensure our drinking water meets all U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Indiana Department of Environmental Management (IDEM) safety requirements.  As part of this process, the EPA will conduct community interviews in Goshen... more

2024 Spring brush pick-up begins April 22

Monday, April 15, 2024

The City of Goshen Street Department will begin the Spring brush pick-up on Monday, April 22, and will run until Friday, May 3, 2024. Please have any yard brush and leaves out before the start date to ensure pick-up. Leaf and brush piles placed in alleyways will not be picked up. Because of the large... more

Beautify Goshen Week 2024

Tuesday, April 9, 2024

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will offer additional disposal services from Saturday, April 27, to Saturday, May 4, to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is only available during this... more

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RESCHEDULE: Board of Aviation Commissioners

Monday, April 22, 2024, 2:00pm

City Council

Monday, April 22, 2024, 6:00pm

To view a live stream of this meeting, go to https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81652777559 or call +1 305 224 1968, Webinar ID: 816 5277 7559. Comments are no longer taken online. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81652777559

Shade Tree Board

Monday, April 22, 2024, 7:00pm

This meeting is in-person only.

Zero Waste Reading

 

Upcoming Webinar Topics

 

September: Waste - the Global Problem

October: Recycling - a Local Commodity

November: The Consumerism Trap

December: Break for Holidays

January: The Truth about Plastics

February: How Gardening can Reduce Your Solid Waste - Getting Started and Enhancing Your Garden Patch

March: Undetermined

April: Composting - The Many Options of Composting

E-Blog    Climate Action   Forestry  Electric Vehicles   Zero Waste   Sensory Trail

Zero Waste Reading

Check out these books at the Goshen Public Library on the Zero Waste Topic!

Goshen Public Library

Gardening

No-waste organic gardening: eco-friendly solutions to improve any garden / Shawna Coronado. Cool Springs Press, 2020.

No-waste kitchen gardening: regrow your leftover greens, stalks, seeds and more / Katie Elzer-Peters. Cool Springs Press, 2018.

Growing good food: a citizen’s guide to backyard carbon farming / Acadia Tucker. Stone Pier Press, 2019.

Organic gardening for beginners: an eco-friendly guide to growing vegetables, fruits, and herbs / Lisa Lombardo. Rockridge Press, 2021.

Sustainable gardening: grow a ‘greener’ low-maintenance landscape with fewer resources / Vincent A. Simeone. Cool Springs Press, 2021.

The organic garden book / Geoff Hamilton. DK Publishing, 2004.

All new square foot gardening: more products, new solutions, grow vegetables anywhere / Mel Bartholomew. Cool Springs Press, 2018.

Organic gardening: the natural, no-dig way / Charles Dowding. Green Books, 2018.

 

Waste

 

Waste / Kate O'Neill. Polity Press, 2019. ISBN 9780745687407 Call Number: 363.728 ONE

Inconspicuous consumption : the environmental impact you don't know you have 538747087 Call Number: 363.7 SCH / Tatiana Schlossberg. Grand Central Publishing, 2019. ISBN 9781

 

Recycling

Can I recycle This? / Jennie Romer.  Penguin Books, 2021 ISBN 9780143135678 Call Number 363.7282 R763

Rescue, restore, redecorate : Amy Howard's guide to refinishing furniture and accessories / Amy Howard ; photography by Quentin Bacon.  Abrams, 2018. ISBN 9781419729010. Call Number: 684.1044 HOW

 

Consumerism

   It's all too much : an easy plan for living a richer life with less stuff / Peter Walsh. Free Press, 2007. ISBN: 9780743292641 Call Number: 640 WAL

Soulful simplicity : how living with less can lead to so much more / Courtney Carver. Tarcher Perigree, 2017 ISBN: 9780143130680 Call Number: 179.9 CAR

 

 

 

The year of less : how I stopped shopping, gave away my belongings, and discovered life is worth more than anything you can buy in a store / Cait Flanders. Hay House, 2018. ISBN: 9781401953515 Call Number: 153.8 FLA

 

Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever / James Wallman. Spiegel and Grau, 2015. ISBN: 9780812997590 Call Number: 306.3 WAL

 

The complete idiot's guide to decluttering / by Regina Leeds. Alpha, 2007. ISBN: 9781592576289 Call Number: 648.8 LEE

Throw out fifty things : clear the clutter, find your life / Gail Blanke. Springboard Press, 2009. ISBN: 9780446505796 Call Number: 648.5 BLA

 

Simply living well : a guide to creating a natural, low-waste home / Julia Watkins. Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2020. ISBN 9780358202189 Call Number: 640 WAT

 

Stuffocation : why we've had enough of stuff and need experience more than ever / James Wallman. Spiegel and Grau, 2015. ISBN: 9780812997590 Call Number: 306.3 WAL

 

9780393609035 Call Number: 179.9 SAS. Norton and Company, 2017. ISBN: / Fumio Sasaki ; translated by Eriko SugitaGoodbye, things : the new Japanese minimalism