San Diego Zoo: A Zero Waste Bike to Work Day

Nate Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

2018 Balboa Park Sustainability Award Applicant In our holistic approach to sustainability, we encompass the following six categories: energy efficiency, alternative transportation, waste diversion, water savings, green purchasing, and sustainability education. Alternative transportation is one element of sustainability that requires creative thinking in order to set and meet goals. Energy efficiency projects and water saving measures are more clear-cut and …

July Green Team Meeting

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Closed to the general public. The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of …

Balboa Park Pledges to go Strawless in April!

Nate Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

With the arrival of the month of April comes nicer San Diego weather and, of course, Earth Month. April is always full of sustainability initiatives to celebrate Earth Month and Balboa Park is no exception. This year, to celebrate and to avoid single-use plastic straws, staff members of 14 Balboa Park organizations have signed a pledge to go strawless for …

March Green Team Meeting

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Closed to the general public. The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of …

Waste Benchmarking at the Cherry Blossom Festival

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We have a special opportunity to benchmark the waste at the Japanese Friendship Garden’s Cherry Blossom Festival happening Friday, March 9 through Sunday, March 11. We would like to extend an invitation to participate in waste diversion and benchmarking on one or more of those days. “Green Team” volunteers will be helping sort, weigh, record and identify waste streams from the event. This …

January Green Team Meeting

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Closed to the general public. The Balboa Park Green Team is a group comprised of employees and volunteers from all the arts and culture organizations in Balboa Park. It was assembled to enhance employee and volunteer engagement in Park sustainability initiatives.  We aim to have representation from each of the BPCP member organizations at each meeting. With the goal of …

2017 Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast Recap

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

On its fourth year, the Balboa Park Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast and Sustainability Awards Ceremony keeps growing through partnerships with local sustainability organizations. The event brought together 149 attendees from 73 organizations including members, thought leaders and implementation specialists for a chance to connect, learn, and celebrate sustainability efforts in Balboa Park. Welcome Remarks Sustainability Director, Jessica Travis, introduced the theme …

2016 Sustainability Partners’ Breakfast and Awards Ceremony Recap

Rubi Baricuatro Balboa Park Cultural Partnership, Sustainability Program

On October 17th, the Balboa Park Sustainability Program hosted its 3rd annual Partners’ Breakfast and Sustainability Awards Ceremony. The event brought together more than 100 attendees from 53 organizations including members, thought leaders and implementation specialists for a chance to connect, learn and celebrate sustainability efforts in Balboa Park.    Please follow these links for photo and video content of …