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<ul><li><p>GrowingGreen PartnershipsBarb Hauck- Mah Reference Librarianhauckmah@gmail.com</p></li><li><p>*What well discuss Partnership tips</p><p>What is a green partnership</p><p>Easy to be green programs</p><p>Online green resources</p><p>How to continue the dialogue Who will win?</p></li><li><p>*Partnership ChecklistDefine goals Identify candidates</p><p>Ready-to-execute proposal</p><p>Expect the unexpected</p><p>Communicate often</p><p>Thank and recognize</p></li><li><p>*Green Library Partnerships are</p><p> Collaborations between libraries and organizations to develop programs and resources which</p><p> 1) enhance public environmental awareness,</p><p> 2) have a positive environmental impact, and</p><p> 3) are ecologically sustainable over time </p></li><li><p>*Greening your Library: SFPLSan Francisco Public Library</p><p>The community resource for living a greener life http://www.sfpl.org/greenstacks</p><p>Partnership with SFEnvironment Department</p></li><li><p>*Easy to be green ideasOrganic food events</p><p>Composting demos</p><p>Community shreds</p><p>Saturday swaps</p><p>Nike sneaker recycling</p><p>Recycle book discards</p></li><li><p>*NJ Organic Food EventsRockaway Twp LibraryPartnered withLocal HarvestSlow Food NJCommunity Supported Agriculture (co-ops)Jersey Fresh</p></li><li><p>*NJ Organic Food ProgramsOrganic Cheese sampling Valley Shepherd CreameryDisplays by local eco-friendly growers</p></li><li><p>*Composting DemonstrationsPartner with--Dept of Parks &amp; Forestry</p><p>Gardening Club</p><p>Rutgers Coop Research &amp; Extension Service</p><p>Dept of Solid Waste MgmtNJ Example: Vermicomposting workshop Middlesex County</p></li><li><p>*Composting @your libraryExample: Woodruff Memorial Library, La Junta , COLColorado Public Library partnership with local businessLawn composting demo project for one yearEducational resource and healthy lawn</p></li><li><p>*Community Shreds</p><p>Mobile, secure onsite document shreddingShredded paper recycledOpen to public one day annually per town$5 Fee per box shredded</p></li><li><p>*NJ Shred PartnershipsPartner withRecycling Dept.Rotary ClubLocal BankChamber of CommerceNJ Examples: Randolph Clean Communities Council Cranford, Plainfield, New Providence Madison, Brielle and more</p></li><li><p>*Shred Event Basics</p><p>Saturday: Fall or Spring$150-$250/ hour regular rate 2-3 hour minimum NJ Mobile Paper Shredding Shred-It http://www.shredit.comAutoShred http://www.autoshred.netAAA Shredding aaashredding@aol.com</p></li><li><p>*Saturday Swaps</p><p>Free monthly library eventPlants, paperbacks, media, games</p><p>Swap up to 10 items: receive 1 ticket per item brought Redeem tickets for others swap items</p></li><li><p>*Recycle Book Discards Partnered with Rockaway Twp Recycling Center and B-Logistics</p><p>Objectives Keep book sale rejects from landfillsSupport book re-use and earn cash</p><p>Community Recycles DayTextbooks, Encyclopedias--all printed matter okayhttp://www.rtlibrary.org/rtrecycles.html</p></li><li><p>*Book Discards and B-Logistics Need 3-4 weeks lead time to get pallets and boxes</p><p>Free onsite pickup and ship</p><p>Library packs, palletizes and shrink wraps</p><p>Library pays pallet feehttp://www.blogistics-online.com/solutions</p></li><li><p>*Nike Sneaker Recycling </p><p>25 Million sneakers recycled since 19902500 pairs= 1 basketball court</p></li><li><p>*Nike Sneaker Recycling </p><p>1) Apply for Reuse-a-shoe Drive approvalCollect up to 200 pairs of sneakers Deliver to local Nike retail store</p><p>2) Collect 200+ pairs on your ownYou pay ship costs to Nike Recycling Center, Wilsonville, Oregon http://www.nikereuseashoe.com/</p></li><li><p>*Green Library ResourcesRT Library Green resources guidehttp://www.rtlibrary.org/greenguide.html</p><p>For more information about green partnershttp://www.rtlibrary.org/greenpartners.html</p><p>Access this presentation onlinehttp://www.rtlibrary.org/greenpartners.pdf</p></li><li><p>*Green Library BlogsBlog posts about sustainability projects, information and programs for libraries</p><p>Links to green library blogshttp://greeningyourlibrary.wordpress.com/</p></li><li><p>*Lets continue the discussion Join the Square 2 discussion on Growing Green Partnerships http://njlaconference.ning.com Has your library partnered with community organizations on green projects such as recycling or a shred? Please describe the program and include your contact info. Responses will be summarized and posted on</p><p> http://www.rtlibrary.org/greenpartners.html Thanks!</p><p>*</p></li></ul>

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