Entries by SLC

Forum for the Future of Fairfield

How other Iowa communities are solving challenges like those facing Fairfield. Josh Mandelbaum, Senior Attorney, Environmental Law and Policy Center, Des Moines City CouncilmanGina Bell, Sustainability Coordinator for the City of DubuqueJeff Geerts, Iowa Economic Development Association, West Union Green Streets InitiativeMerry Rankin, Joint Sustainability Director for the City of Ames and the Iowa State […]

SILT Celebration of the Anderson Prairie Farm

Jim and Sara Anderson’s farm is the first SILT protected farm in Jefferson County. Sara and Jim will live and enjoy their land, and after they pass Sustainable Iowa Land Trust will already hold the deed. The land will be made available to a farm family to grow nutrient-dense food for residents of Jefferson County.

Your Garbage Made A Bench

Your Garbage Made A Bench It is nearly the two-year anniversary of the TerraCycle Fairfield project. Over the last two years, Fairfield residents have collected and recycled nearly 8,000 traditionally non-recyclable products, as well as thousands of pounds of e-waste, batteries, lightbulbs, and plastic bags. By recycling everything from old razors and toothbrushes to printers […]