The Monarch Butterfly: On the Brink of Extinction but Denied Federal Protection

By | on December 21, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Even though we’ve all had that on our minds lately, it’s still important to consider species that play critical roles in ecosystems and are threatened with extinction. One such species is the monarch butterfly. Pollinators such as the monarch are essential to the wellbeing and survival of many animals as they are responsible for helping […]

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Eco Tips: Staying Sustainable This Holiday Season

By | on December 9, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Happy beginning to the holiday season everyone! Now that we’ve all got Thanksgiving under our belts, the gift-giving holidays are here. It’s that time of year where many of you are ordering gifts or other items online in preparation for the upcoming holidays, I know I probably will! With that in mind, we figured we’d […]

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Looking Back at 2020 and what’s to come in 2021

By | on November 30, 2020 | Blog

In 2020 we reorganized our projects and initiatives into three program areas: Path to Decarbonization, Pollinator Placemaking, and Residential Resilience. These program areas guide our organization as we develop implementable, real-world programs that will contribute to making our neighborhood the most sustainable in North America. We want to let you know about all the things […]

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EcoTips: Saving Energy in the Kitchen

By | on November 18, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Happy November, from everyone here at Lloyd EcoDistrict! With the holidays right around the corner, we know many of you are planning to prepare plenty of delicious home cooked meals… I can practically taste the apple pie just typing this! With that in mind, we thought we’d share some of our favorite kitchen energy saving […]

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November 2020 Leaflet

By | on November 16, 2020 | Blog, eNewsletter

The Leaflet: Lloyd EcoDistrict’s November eNewsletter Campaign URL Copy Twitter 0 tweets Subscribe Past Issues RSS Translate English العربية Afrikaans беларуская мова български català 中文(简体) 中文(繁體) Hrvatski Česky Dansk eesti keel Nederlands Suomi Français Deutsch Ελληνική हिन्दी Magyar Gaeilge Indonesia íslenska Italiano 日本語 ភាសាខ្មែរ 한국어 македонски јазик بهاس ملايو Malti Norsk Polski Português Português – Portugal Română Русский Español […]

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Stand up for Peace this Armistice Day

By | on November 10, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Lloyd EcoDistrict joins our friends at Veterans For Peace in a push to recognize November 11th as a day to celebrate and work towards peace. From Veterans For Peace: “Over one hundred years ago the world celebrated peace as a universal principle. The first World War had just ended and nations mourning their dead collectively […]

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Happy Bat Week! Honoring Our Favorite “Spooky” Mammals

By | on October 29, 2020 | Blog

Although “Dracula” may have given bats a bad reputation, the fact that they feed on insects has been proven to be very beneficial for laypeople and farmers alike, saving the latter billions of dollars. They also help rid gardens and greenspaces of pests that sometimes carry diseases, such as mosquitoes and flies. Not only that, […]

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Don’t BUG me! Preventing Unwanted Light and Creating a Bird-Safe Building

By | on October 15, 2020 | Blog

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series: Customers often ask: My current lighting setup sends unwanted light onto adjoining properties and shines in the eyes of pedestrians and traffic. I’ve also heard that sending light up into the night sky is harmful to […]

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Bird-Safe Lighting

By | on October 15, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Who doesn’t love to listen to songbirds? Flying through the city at certain times of the year, birds are a beautiful reminder of the nature that surrounds us, even in the city. If you want to keep seeing songbirds, then be sure to pick lighting that is safe for them! Each year, thousands of songbirds […]

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Let’s Get Moving: Vote YES on Transportation Measure 26-218

By | on October 15, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Lloyd EcoDistrict is excited to support Measure 26-218 and urge you to vote YES! We support this measure because it helps us put our values into practice and makes critical transportation investments in underserved neighborhoods where a history of racist transportation planning has resulted in a higher need for transit access, sidewalks, safety improvements, and […]

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2020 Model the Way Award Winners

By | on October 14, 2020 | Blog, In the news

Thanks so much to those of you who were able to attend Model the Way and also to everyone who was there in spirit! We had a great celebration and are grateful to have had the opportunity to share the stories and amazing work of our award winners with all of you! If you missed […]

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LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture?

By | on September 2, 2020 | Blog

Our LAMP program partner, Michael Reunert of Conserve Energy, answers your lighting questions in our new lighting blog series. LED Lighting: Do I Have to Replace Every Fixture? Customers often wonder if it is necessary to replace every existing fixture with new LED fixtures when replacing with LED lighting. The answer is no. There are […]

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