Understanding the Impact of Balloon Releases: Sustainable Alternatives to Balloons

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on June 27, 2022

balloon release

When I graduated college, I remember one of the most anticipated parts of the ceremony was walking across the lawn. The tradition was for each graduate to carry as many balloons as possible to help their family identify them in the crowd.

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Can you recycle your Christmas packaging?

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on December 21, 2021

Christmas Tree

Once the stockings are hung and Santa has given all the boys and girls their gifts, what do you do with all the packing and wrapping paper these thoughtful gifts came in? With the busyness of unwrapping all the gifts and collecting all the trash, it is easy to mix all the materials and not realize which items are recyclable and which aren’t.

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15 Easy Elf on the Shelf Ideas: Wastewater Approved!

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on December 14, 2021

Elf cover photo

There is so much buzz and excitement around Christmas time, especially when it comes to Elf on the Shelf. Is your family team Elf on the Shelf?

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What Not To Flush | Toilet Tales With A Toddler

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on November 30, 2021

toilet paper in toilet

Now that I’m a mom of a toddler, the word “no” is used pretty frequently in my household. 

toddler and baby at toilet
“No, you can’t go outside without your jacket.”

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Celebrating Halloween H20: 3 ways to save water this Halloween

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on October 26, 2021

Pumpkin in water

Halloween H20 is the seventh Halloween movie of the classic Halloween film series starring Michael Myers. This movie takes place 20 years later, giving it the shortened name Halloween H20. Or, as my husband would call it – the best Halloween movie of all time – his words, not mine.

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Seriously, Can You Imagine A Day Without Water?

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on October 25, 2021

Imagine A Day Without Water Photos

This year on October 21, groups all over the country came together to educate their communities and find solutions to combat a rapidly changing climate and aging infrastructure.

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A look at an HRSD Sustainable Infrastructure Project: Cambi THP

Written by Lacie Wever, HRSD Community Education and Outreach Specialist
Published on May 5, 2021

People at Cambi THP

 

There is more to infrastructure than roads and bridges. In fact, infrastructure is defined as the basic physical and organization structures and facilities needed for the operation of a society or enterprise (Oxford Languages). 

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