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FALL 2022 HYDRANT FLUSHING

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Click here for an interactive map of showing the hydrant flushing schedule. Goshen Utilities will start the fall hydrant flushing program beginning Monday October 11th, 2021, through Friday October 15th, weather permitting. From Monday, October 10 through Friday October 14, the... more

RAILROAD CROSSING CLOSURE: MAIN STREET

Thursday, September 29, 2022

Norfolk Southern will close the railroad crossing at Main Street, north of downtown, to make repairs on the tracks. The closure will begin on Tuesday, Oct. 4 and will extend through Friday, Oct. 7. more

CITY OF GOSHEN TO HOST INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY EVENT

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Goshen and its surrounding region has rich history as land of the Potawatomi and Miami nations. To honor Indigenous Peoples Day, the City of Goshen Community Relations Commission will provide an opportunity for residents of all ages to learn this history.  The CRC will host an Indigenous Peoples... more

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Board of Works & Safety & Stormwater Board

Today, 2:00pm

To join the webinar, please copy and paste this link on your browser: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81801258378 Or call: (301) 715-8592 or 312 626 6799 Webinar ID: 847 4800 4365 Dial *9 to "raise hand" and speak during public comment

Downtown Goshen Economic Improvement District

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:30am

Community Relations Commission

Thursday, October 6, 2022, 7:00pm

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