GREENFEST IS INTERACTIVE!
We’re thrilled to be offering Upcycled Artmaking activities once again!
Do you have non-toxic materials that could be transformed into art with a bit of imagination? Check out our Request for Materials below and be sure to get in touch!
Here’s a snapshot of interactive activities we’ve had at our previous events!
We’re still developing our list for 2017 – but we’ll be sure to have some repeats from the lists below!
Energy & Climate Change
- Heat pumps for home and business heating and cooling!
- Building Efficiency videos
- Learn about making your home more energy efficient
- Solar hot water heaters on display
- Solar electricity panels on display
- Learn how to sign up for Maine Green Power to use electricity generated from renewable sources in Maine
- Wood pellet demonstrations and lessons on sustainable forests
- CO2 presentation: Oil Boiler vs. Wood Pellets
- New Technology videos on display
- Efficiency Maine Case studies
- How you can take action on climate policy
Waste & Recycling
- Hands on re-usable water and wipes demonstration
- Biodiesel demonstration and grease recycling
- Landfill waste reduction
- Interact with Greater Portland METRO’s natural gas fleet
- Win Greater Portland METRO tickets
- Interact with a biofuel bus and learn about the production process
- History and ecology of the Presumpscot River and ways you can interact with it
- Water flume table demonstrating how water flows through a watershed!
- Water Education Toolkit
- Non-Point Source pollution demonstration with the Maine Water Environment Association
- Learn how filter feeders clean water and bio accumulate toxins.
Land & Habitat Conservation
- Maine Audubon interactive crafts and lessons!
Farm & Food
- Creative recipe sharing
- Explanations on food systems policy and local fare.
- Interact with a bee hive and learn how to bee keep in a sustainable way
- Sample local food items
- Learn about the foundations of a Food Co-Op
- Keep your food fresh demonstrations
Products & Services
- Interact with products made from sustainable timber harvesting in Maine
- Sustainable Household product demonstrations
- Sustainable heating and Cost savings demonstrations
- Sample natural and locally sourced remedy products
- Get connected to climate solutions projects in your area
- Learn about Maine manufacturing
- Hands on sustainable craft table
- Discussions on the power of buying local and sustainable products
- Cloth diaper, baby wearing and other natural parenting items demonstrations
For Kids & Families!
- Upcycled Artmaking
- Kids’ Yoga Demonstrations
- Making Seed Balls with compost
- “Chuck it in the Bucket!” Children’s Game
- Coloring and Sticker tables
- Large chalk boards and drawings
- Scavenger hunts and more!