Peoria's Sustainable University
Welcome to Peoria’s Sustainable University, a gateway to help residents proactively live in harmony with their natural surroundings. All the courses at Sustainable U have one thing in common: to empower residents to make small changes that make Peoria a better place to live. Peoria's Sustainable University offers a variety of courses and workshops about landscape watering and design, energy efficiency, residential solar, gardening, composting, and recycling among others. Come grow with us, Sustainable U awaits you!
- Enroll now for the free fall classes at Peoria's Sustainable U! Download the flyer for more information.
Sustainable University for Teachers is here! Interested in having a presentation on recycling, water conservation, water quality, or composting? How about a tour of a local recycling Materials Recovery Facility? Visit the Sustainable University for Teachers link to learn more and to request a presentation.
Meet Erik the Garden Guru!
As the City’s Certified Municipal Arborist and Master Gardener, Erik has been our go-to guy for ensuring that our city parks and citywide landscape are beautifully designed, watered efficiently and functional.
Erik’s has spent the last 20 years perfecting his skill in landscape design and maintenance from mowing all the way to private consulting. And when he’s not hard at work for the City, Erik volunteers with the Valley Permaculture Alliance with their Shade Tree Program and works with the Fruit Tree Planting Foundation as a Program Arborist.
Erik is here to help! Have a question about your garden? Need some advice about watering techniques? Are you wondering when the best time to plant your fall garden is? Ask Erik! Send your question(s) to email@example.com.
Economic Efficiency, and Sustainability Manager
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