The Divided Brain

The Divided Brain Webinar

Following the screening of the film ‘The Divided Brain’ we were lucky to be able to offer a webinar featuring  two women with experience in brain health to join us in a conversation.Sandy Jahmi Burg is a Certified Focusing Trainer at The International Focusing Institute. She read The Divided Brain …

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RECYCLING DAY: JAN 8, 2022

Join us to recycle #5 plastic, plastic film, printer ink, household batteries, lightly worn sneakers, medicine bottles, razor blades and packaging from Toms, Weleda & Burt’s Bees. We will be making a special collection of e-waste to deliver to Carillion Clinic’s e-waste recycling event in Roanoke. This is also happening …

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Special Collection at Nov 20 Recycling Day

In addition to our usual collections we will be taking corks for a local school project and surplus gift wrapping materials for our free Sustainable Gift Wrapping service on Dec 18. We’ll also be taking the usual materials, listed on our recycling page: https://sustainfloyd.org/programs/recycling-initiative/

This is the Year to Simplify the Holidays.

Simplify the Holidays

Have you seen the news of possible shortages in stores this year? Don’t fret! This is the perfect opportunity to start simplifying your holidays. Deciding to go lean on what you buy this holiday season doesn’t mean you have to stop giving (or receiving) gifts. It’s about seeking meaningful, wildlife-friendly alternatives that don’t harm …

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Floyd Farmers Market Vendors

Job Posting

After 4 years of wonderful work as Farmers Market Manager, Melissa Branks is moving on. We will miss her. We are now looking for her replacement. Job Opening: The SustainFloyd Foundation is now accepting applications to fill the position of Farmers market manager for the Floyd farmers market. Applicants can apply on-line, by …

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Floyd Recycling Event 2021

Recycling Event at the Floyd Farmers Market

SustainFloyd is collecting recyclables at the Floyd Farmers Market from 9:30 am to 11:30 am on October 2, October 30, and November 20, 2021. We will be set up at the Farmers Market Extension at the Village Green, right behind the Farmers Market Pavilion.

Ric Brown Solar Video

Alternative Energy Videos

As part of the Blue Ridge Virtual Eco Fair we featured presentations from experts in the field of alternative, clean energy. We are now happy to make these videos available for everyone. The provide information and views on wind energy, solar energy, and electric cars. Understanding Solar Ricardo Brown presents …

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Windmills

Blue Ridge Eco Fair April 25, 2021

As we struggle under the weight of current events: Covid-19, an unsteady economy, dramatic weather events and the reignited fight for racial equality, we think it vitally important to continue to draw attention to the overarching threats of climate change and environmental degradation which are clearly woven through all these issues.

Blue Ridge Mountain Sunrise

Looking Forward to 2021

As we review the year 2020 and realize how much change we have lived with, there is a sense of wonder about what lies ahead. Looking forward to 2021 we see a vital role for the environmental movement and for the specific work we undertake at SustainFloyd. Here are some …

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Floyd Farmers Market 2020

Food Availability During Covid-19

In this time of Covid-19, we are lucky to have small farmers and businesses willing to adapt and get their food to the community through farm stores, delivery, and pick-ups. Here is a compilation of local resources that we will continue to update. Use our Food Guide to contact local …

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