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BACKYARD BIKE-IN WITH THE MAYOR

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Join Mayor Jeremy Stutsman for his annual Bike to Work Week Bike Ride, plus live music, food trucks and family activities at the City's Backyard Bike-In event Saturday, May 14 at Powerhouse Park. The Backyard Bike-In runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. with the bike ride beginning at 10:30 a.m. The route... more

NOTICE OF CHANGE OF MEETING DATE AND PLACE

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Governing Body: Goshen Economic Improvement District BoardDate of Meeting: May 18, 2022Time of Meeting: 7:30 a.m.Place of Meeting: Goshen City Hall Conference Room 202 S. 5th Street, Goshen, Indiana Pursuant to the provisions of the Open Door Law and Indiana Code 5-14-1.5-5, the Economic Improvement... more

BEAUTIFY GOSHEN 2022

Friday, April 29, 2022

In conjunction with the Goshen Chamber of Commerce’s “Beautify Goshen” Week, the Goshen Street Department will be making additional disposal services available to assist city residents in their “Beautify Goshen” tasks. This free service is offered only during the first full week in... more

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Board of Zoning Appeals

Tuesday, May 24, 2022, 4:00pm

To view the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89051557762 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 890 5155 7762

MEMORIAL DAY

Monday, May 30, 2022

All City offices will be closed due to the holiday.

Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Monday, May 30, 2022, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84748004365 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

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

GHG Emissions    Climate Action    Zero Waste   Forestry

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