Tell us what you are doing to Celebrate Local!
Report your action today on the pledge form- it will take less than 3 minutes, and you will be eligible for rewards, like a Chinook book, a Celebrate Local book, tickets to local cultural events and more. Help us reach a goal of 300 reported actions!
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Celebrate our Community: Healthy People and Communities
Celebrate our Local Economy: Think Local First
Celebrate our Local Environment: Green Your Holidays
Across the country, the holidays have come to be a time of extreme excess and contribute to unsustainable practices that are not healthy for our bodies, our bank accounts, our communities or the environment. Here in King County, for example, we throw away 25% more trash between Thanksgiving and New Year’s. This year, re-think your holidays. Let's Celebrate Local...
Celebrate Local is a community initiative supported by Seattle BALLE, Cascade Harvest Coalition, Celebrate Green, Chinook Book/ecometro.com, Community Alliance for Global Justice, Communities Count, King County EcoConsumer, King County Waste Free Holidays, Puget Sound Community Change Card/The Interra Project, Seattle Free School, SoCoCulture, Puget Sound Fresh, SCALLOPS, Seattle Greendrinks, TeachStreet, and Treeswing. The 2008 Celebrate Local initiative begins NOW (November 2008) and continues through February 2, 2009 tying together the many holidays and special events that occur at this time of year.