Become an SL Supporter for 2015!
With your support we’ve been able to undertake an amazing array of projects in 2014. Check out a summary of highlights. Help us create even more headlines next year by becoming an SL Supporter for 2015.
Plastic Bag Ordinance Approved!
On November 24th the Lafayette City Council approved regulations that prohibit single-use plastic bags at all businesses and impose a 10-cent minimum charge for paper bags for the 16 businesses covered by Senate Bill 270, including grocery and drug stores. Read more…
Help us Envision a Sustainable Lafayette!
We have started to work on sketching what a Sustainable Lafayette would look like in the future. A truly sustainable community could be the greatest place that any of us has ever lived! Take a look and let us know what you would add to the picture.
We are huge fans of shopping local, which keeps your dollars circulating in our own community, but if there is something you need to shop online for, then consider using smile.amazon.com. It works the same as Amazon.com, but .5% of your purchase price is donated to a charity like Sustainable Lafayette.
Waste Audit Shows that 57% of Lafayette Garbage Could be Recycled!
Sustainable Lafayette partnered with Republic Services in the summer of 2014 to conduct an audit of the garbage of 20 typical single family homes in Lafayette. Learn more..