Creating Sustainable Neighborhoods

Dan Chiras - The Evergreen Institute
Workshop Level: Beginner
http://www.motherearthnews.com/fair/2014-north-carolina-creating-sustainable-neighborhoods.aspx
Daniel D. Chiras is a longtime contributing editor for MOTHER EARTH NEWS and frequent speaker at the MOTHER EARTH NEWS FAIRS. Chiras is an internationally acclaimed expert in green homes and renewable energy, and is one of America’s most prolific and diverse authors.



Workshop Description

To build a sustainable society, we need efforts to reinvent urban and suburban neighborhoods so they become much more self-sufficient. Come see how you can help transform your neighborhood into a model of sustainability that practices conservation and recycling, utilizes renewable energy, composts its waste, grows its own fruits and vegetables, and feels more like a tightly knit community.

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Speaker Bio

Dan Chiras, Ph.D., is an author of numerous books and articles on green building, residential renewable energy, and sustainability. Chiras is founder and director of the Evergreen Institute, where he teaches classes on solar and wind, natural building, green building, net zero energy homes, and more.

Visit www.evergreeninstitute.org for more information.

See books written by Dan.