"Being Green Without Spending All of Your Green"
    University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
    Financial Literacy Week and Earth Week
    April 13, 2011

    "Introduction to Gas Drilling Environmental Issues in Denton County"
    Gas Drilling Forum, Denton Texas
    September 21, 2010

    "Flower Power" Green Living Festival in downtown Carrollton, Texas.
    Short Seminar: Introduction to Green Living
    Cost: Free
    Time: 10:30 AM and other times
    May 2, 2009
    A Link for Life
    1101 S. Broadway
    Carrollton, TX 75006

    If you missed them, there are more upcoming seminars in 2009! Please visit again.

    Past Seminars

    Take Green Action:

    Create a Healthy Home and Community

    October-December 2008, Saturdays 1:00-2:30 PM
    A Link for Life Center for Wellness, 2755 Valley View Ln,
    Suite 108, Farmers Branch, 972-241-5433
    $20 per session, includes binder for workshop materials

    "Green living" has been getting more attention in the media as people decide they want to take steps to help the environment and live a healthier and sustainable lifestyle.
    Do you want to make changes in your life to be healthier at home and work?
    Do you have allergies that may be affected by your home?
    Do you want to learn steps that you can take to help the environment of your neighborhood and the planet as a whole?

    This series of workshops and interactive activities will provide a history and background on the green living movement as well as provide practical information and steps you can take to live more green.

    Workshop Topics:
    Week 1:  What is green living? Why it matters and background.  October 4th
    The many definitions of “green” and the history of the movement. Take the Green Living Self-Evaluation Test.
    Week 2: Steps for a Healthier Home, October 25th
    Learn to transform your home to have healthier indoor air quality and green elements: household cleaning, renovations, furnishings and other topics.
    Week 3: Green Building Overview, November 1st
    Learn about the elements of green building and examples around the country.
    Week 4: Creating a Healthier and Green Work Environment and Lifestyle, November 22nd
    Learn information and strategies to bring green principles to your workplace and to other aspects of your life.
    Week 5: How to Become a Local Environmentalist, December 6th
    Learn how to become involved in local environmental issues in your community.

    Workshop Facilitator: Vicki Oppenheim, M.S. in Urban Planning, AICP, has been interested in green living for over 15 years. She owned a green building company, worked as an urban planner in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, and writes a blog on green living. and

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