Sustainability Action Programs

Bicycles and Alternative Transportation

Promoting bicycles, complete streets, walkable neighborhoods, car sharing, and neighborhood electric vehicles

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Food Sovereignty and Permaculture

Local control of food and food policy, permaculture training, tours, and crop mobs


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Prime Farmland Preservation


The Sustainability Action Network actively participates in the development and adoption of plans to protect Capability I & II farmland from urban development and industrial land uses.


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Diesel Health Project

Promoting environmental justice in neighborhoods exposed to pollution, by monitoring and enforcement

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Energy Conservation and Renewables

Promoting energy conservation and decentralized renewable energy as a hydrocarbon diet, to reduce our fossil fuel use and carbon footprint.

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A co-operative community space as an innovation incubator with tool sharing, reuse, and recycling


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Local Money and Local Food

To foster money literacy, or how money works, while implementing a local currency tied to local food, being that food is already a popular commodity for local exchange.

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Sustainability Action Newsletter

A weekly e-newsletter informing and encouraging people to be active in the Sustainability Action Network, or other action-driven groups

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KU Reuse Treasure Sale

The Sustainability Action Network and Lawrence Creates Makerspace are selling thousands of pounds of items donated by KU students when they left the dorms

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For nine years, Pipeline Fighters and Water Protectors have been fighting the Keystone XL pipeline, which is abusing eminent domain for private gain, trampling sovereign rights, and threatening our land, water and climate.  The final regulatory hurdle for KXL is at...

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Artificial Leaf

During the 1970's energy crisis, Daniel Nocera became interested in the chemistry of plant photosynthesis as the best source of energy.  Most of society's energy derives from photosysnthesis, stored chemically in plant cells.  Eating plants or animals that ate plants...

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Sustainable Wonders of the World

What's the cleanest most efficient form of transport?  What is the most cost effective solar technology?  When considering, don't mistake sophistication for elegance.  If humans want to fix our society before it all implodes, we need to chose solutions that actually...

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