Not only was Greenbuild an opportunity to promote the virtues of shopping locally, it was also an opportunity for Local First Arizona to connect with many green-business owners in Arizona.
Last week’s Greenbuild Conference wasn’t all about trade show booths and talks. Of particular interest to DPJ readers was a tour of five urban infill sites in downtown Phoenix.
We walked till our feet were sore. We collected so many soy-based-ink pamphlets our swag bags were overflowing. That’s just day one of Greenbuild 2009.
There’s no doubt in my mind that if the Suns continue to play with the effort that they have been, they can take the Lakers.
I urge everyone Downtown this week to go out and support all of the excellent initiatives taking place. It’s an exciting time to be in Downtown Phoenix, and it’s the right time to do something about the way you live.
The USGBC Greenbuild International Conference and Expo is in town November 11-13. DPJ offers helpful leisurely suggestions to enjoy your time in Downtown Phoenix.
The city of Phoenix Neighborhood Services and Public Works Departments and the GreenBuild 2009 Host Committee are recruiting volunteers for a community clean-up event 8 a.m. to noon Sat., Oct. 31.
Local green building pioneers [merz]project built the Link building as the company’s headquarters, but it’s quickly become one of Downtown’s iconic urban renewal structures.