Wednesday, April 18, 2007
10 am - 2 pm
Frank H Ogawa Plaza (14th & Broadway, in front of Oakland City Hall)
The Sustainable Urban Environment
"Together we can do great things," Mayor Dellums says. Come mingle
with others of Oakland's downtown workforce as over 100 dynamic
businesses and organizations showcase their contributions to
Oakland's sustainable urban environment.
Bring your used household batteries - enter a raffle for prizes and
find out about 75 new places to recycle them in Oakland.
Discover urban eco-travel with Serena Bartlett, author of Oakland:
The Soul of the City Next Door.
Learn the latest about office recycling, green building, and more.
Savor organic produce at a Farmer's Market.
Exchange your mercury thermometer for a digital thermometer bring
it in a zipper bag to prevent spills.
Bring your colleagues. Send your associates.
Learn more about Oakland, the sustainable city.
Tour the event to win prizes. Attendees will receive a "passport,"
and those who visit an exhibitor representing each of the Expo's
seven theme areas can enter completed passport at the City Pavilion
to win prizes. The theme areas are Energy, Waste Reduction, Urban
Design, Urban Nature, Transportation, Environmental Health, and
Water. (Theme areas are based on the Urban Environmental Accords).