Green Communities: Get Up. Get Out. Get Green.
April 13, 2013 from10:00am - 4:00pm
Howard Community College
Burrill Galleria and Quad (click for map)
We had a ton of fun all day - check out the events, sponsors, and vendors here:
GreenFest 2013 Brochure
The 6th Annual GreenFest was 100% wind powered (thanks to a donation of credits from Clean Currents!) and included:
- Native Plant Sale all day on the Quad with 7 vendors
- Over 100 pairs of jeans for Denim collection for recycling into insulation
- 4 tons of electronics collected for recycling
- 7 tons of shredding
- 40 pairs of eyeglasses for donation
- 25 cell phones for donation and recycling
- Over 70 bikes and 2 sewing machines for Bikes for the World
- numerous items for Goodwill
- 70 pairs of shoes for Nike Re-Use A Shoe and Goodwill
- Children's nature play space
- Children's craft and nature activity
- Tree planting on-site
- Live reptiles and birds
- Mini farmers' market
- Solar telescopes for viewing on the Quad
- Rain barrel workshops including 50 free barrels given away
- Compost and gardening/landscaping workshops and speakers
- Free compost bin giveaway
- Local green businesses and information on sustainable products
A GIANT thank you to our sponsors for their generosity:
Allen & Shariff Corporation
Aurora Energy, Inc.
Central Maryland Regional Transit
Climate Change Initiative of Howard County
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority
Dr. Energy Saver
Ener G, LLC
Friends & Farms
Kevin's Closet, LLC
Lauren's Garden Service
MOM's Organic Market
Renewal by Anderson
Transition Howard County
University of MD Extension, Howard County Master Gardeners
Waste Management Recycle America
Welsh Remodeling Company
Thank you to all of our wonderful volunteers! We couldn't do it without you.
If you are interested in joining us as a vendor or speaker or with a family-friendly activity next year, please fill out the vendor form below or contact us.
Spaces are assigned on a first come, first served basis so get your application in today.
2013 VENDOR APPLICATION
To submit an application, please contact: Alan Wilcom at email@example.com or 410-313-6433.
For more information, please contact: Lindsay DeMarzo at LDemarzo@howardcountymd.gov or 410-313-4374.
Become a fan of Howard County GreenFest on Facebook and follow @LiveGreenHoward on Twitter.
Check out all the fun we've had during past GreenFests, including themes, attendance, photos and more: