Newcastle Earth Day 2012

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City of Newcastle

For family oriented people who want to escape from urban sprawl, Newcastle combines the convenience and choices of urban living with the comfort and community of a small town.

Puget Sound Starts Here is a partnership of regional governments dedicated to improving water quality in Puget Sound and our local lakes, rivers and streams. We are a consortium of 57 cities and counties – called STORM
Stormwater Outreach for Regional Municipalities, Washington State Puget Sound Partnership and Washington State Department of Ecology.

The mission of the Newcastle Chamber of Commerce is to preserve the competitive enterprise system of business and promote business, community growth and development.

We’ve been meeting the Puget Sound region’s energy needs for more than 135 years. We proudly embrace our responsibility to provide you with safe, reliable, reasonably priced energy service.

PSE's voluntary Green Power Program makes it easy to buy renewable energy equal to the amount of electricity you use at your home or business. Green Power supports independent renewable energy projects— including wind, solar and biomass—located right here in the Pacific Northwest.

Waste Management helps further sustainability efforts and meet increasing green business needs and by partnering with cities to create safe, sustainable environments for communities.

Lake Boren Townhomes located on the northwest shore of Lake Boren
New two and three bedroom townhomes
Stainless steel appliances • Private garages Entertaining-sized decks • Private community waterfront and dock • Kayaks • Waterfront barbecue grills, fire pit and picnic area for outdoor dining

The Weed Warrior program provides education about invasive weeds and opportunities for environmental stewardship through "hands-on" restoration projects in parks, trails and open spaces. Weed Warriors are proud to produce the 4th annual Earth Day event in Lake Boren Park.


Imelda Dulcich Public Relations promotes and publishes the Newcastle Earth Day event. Imelda's professional advertising, press releases, and tweets places this event on everyone's must attend list.


The Pacific Science Center presents 10 tables of interactive fun and engaging activities with their traveling science display. Pacific Science Center's Science On Wheels program is proud to enhance science and math learning in schools and community events across the Northwest.

The Washington State University Extension began the Master Gardener program in 1972 here in King County, the very first program in the US.  There are now 700 King County Master Gardener volunteers in our area and thousands more around the country and the world.   Master Gardeners' advice is based on sound scientific research and is always free of charge!

For over 20 years, the Garden Hotline educators have been providing information and guidance at no cost to home gardeners and landscape professionals.  Our goal is to educate the public on ways to reduce waste, conserve water and other natural resources, and minimize the use of chemicals in your garden, landscape and yard, while creating a healthier environment and community. Call us with your gardening questions!

Experience the Northwest Homecrafters advantage.... Our goal is to provides our clients with a sense of satisfaction when their remodeling project is complete. To achieve this goal, we hold ourselves to the highest standards of design, craftsmanship, timeliness and accountability.

Newcastle Dentistry is a family dentistry in Bellevue, the Newcastle area. Newcastle Dentistry offers cosmetic dentistry, teeth whitening, implants, veneers in our Newcastle dentist office. We proudly offer our dental services to Bellevue, Newcastle, Renton and Issaquah.

The Mountains to Sound Greenway connects natural areas, trails, working farms and forests, historic towns and communities, wildlife habitat and recreation opportunities from Seattle across the Cascade Mountains to Central Washington. The Greenway provides easy access to recreation and nature for millions of people in the Northwest, key to the quality of life in this region.  

NW Wind & Solar with over 39 years of experience is your source for developing customized solar electric systems and wind generators for homes and businesses. We partner with you to analyze and develop a comprehensive plan that will harness wind and solar power, while effectively integrating the usage of renewable energy into your existing electrical system.

Rent-A-Ruminant, LLC is owned by Tammy Dunakin, Chief Goat Wrangler and is located on Vashon Island in the Seattle area. Tammy, Pearl the herding dog, and the goats form a team who all pitch in to get your land cleared and ready. Tammy started this business in 2004 with only ten goats and now the herd has grown to over one hundred happy goats and sheep. We bring goats to your location to eat a wide range of vegetation, such as blackberries, ivy, and other invasive species.

The Seattle Electric Vehicle Association has been "Educating,
Demonstrating, and Proliferating" the use of Electric Vehicles for over 30 years.The association is made up of interested individuals, technicians, teachers, EV Business people, and suppliers of EV components.  They meet every month on the evening of the 2nd Tuesday.

County Noxious Weed Control Program works throughout the county to prevent and reduce the economic, environmental and social impacts of noxious weeds in King County, Washington. The program's focus is to provide education and technical assistance to landowners and public agencies to help them find the best control options for noxious weeds on each site and to reduce the overall impact of noxious weeds throughout the county and to provide benefits to the environment, recreation, public health and economic resources of King County by preventing and minimizing the harmful impacts of noxious weeds.

The mission of the King County Library System is to provide free, open and equal access to ideas and information to all members of the community. KCLS offers an unparalleled collection of stories, books, ebooks, music, computers, internet resources, public programs and free wireless access.


Founded in 1937, Waddell & Reed is among the most enduring asset management and financial planning firms in the nation, providing proven investment and planning services to individuals and institutional investors.

Porter Jensen Jewelers: Seattle's Jeweler's since 1924.  Specializing in fine jewelry, custom design, estate jewelry and jewelry repair. 

Votre Vu is a botanically based French line of products for the face/skin and hair. Our lab is very proud of their 80 history of award winning products now available in the USA. See Danie at the Votre Vu booth and let her share samples with you and show you the latest VotreVu products.

"Coal Creek Utility District's mission is to provide its rate payers the highest quality, the most cost efficient water and sewer service, both today and into the future, while meeting the overall public and regulatory approval."

The Boeing Employees' Concert Band formed in 1979
as a club in The Boeing Company Recreation Unit. The band plays a wide range of music from lively marches to show tunes, great classics arranged for band and holiday music appropriate to the season. A typical concert season for the band will include concerts in parks, schools and other events around Puget Sound.

is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit volunteer organization focused on the preservation, expansion, and maintenance of trails within the City of Newcastle, Washington. We recommend trail routes, identify priorities, and maintain a registry of volunteers to assist the City in trail work.


In 2008, the passion for cycling and the desire to make a difference in their community for victims of domestic violence brought together the Lakemont Ladies Cycling Club and the Rising Star Guild and Cycle the WAVE was created.

Enagic -  Revolutionary technology for the home that produces life-giving, Alkaline, Anti-oxidant water for personal/household use, as well as benefits for pets and gardening.  Kangen Water, trademarked by Enagic has been used in more than 200 hospitals over the past 38 years.  Now available in home version, this Medical Device is the size of a toaster, and connects to the cold water line at your sink. Green; non toxic. Eliminate your plastic usage! 

CedarMists Healing Arts offer a full suite of bodywork and healing modalities such as feet, hand and ear reflexology, relaxing and functional massage, and wellness coaching, that soothe away the aches and pains accumulated in life.

The mission of Sustainable Renton is to foster a healthier community and planet. We currently focus on developing and sustaining our community’s growing network of community gardens. We do this through the recruitment of volunteers, coordinating donations from local businesses, hosting classes and guest speakers for gardening education, and being a central voice connecting the interests and needs of the gardens in our community.

The goal of the Renton School Districts Resource Conservation Management efforts are to be proactive stewards of our finite resources while maintaining a bright, comfortable, and safe learning environment.

We are a licensed company and we are doing our part to keep unwanted materials out of our landfills. Please do your part and allow us to be your recycling company.

  • Service Property Managers -Site Clean up/Haul away
  • Service Commercial Accounts - Removing Unwanted Scrap
  • Service Residential - Remove appliances & metal debris
  • Service Construction sites - Job Clean up

Boeing Employees Credit Union
It’s now easier than ever to put your money in a place where people – not profit – have always been the priority.  At BECU, we’re member-owned.  This means we’re able to do what’s best for ourselves and not Wall Street.  Join us at our Neighborhood Financial Center in Factoria to see what the BECU difference is all about.

We’re a national nonprofit organization serving the Seattle area dedicated to making our planet a cleaner and safer place by offering FREE recycling services. We are committed to keeping unsafe chemicals out of our landfills and environment by recycling a large variety of electronics (e-Waste) both for individuals and for corporations and believe that giving back to our community is paramount.

Chiropractic Wellness Center  Dr. Melinda Maxwell and her team have been serving Newcastle residents with Chiropractic care as the foundation, massage therapy, fitness coaching, and nutritional counseling  to help you achieve optimal health and well-being. CWC Public Education Programs set us apart.

The Gifted Program

Hip Hop and Rock music from local artists in Renton and Seattle.
Great music to celebrate Earth Day and a Saturday in the Park!

Eco-friendly, reusable fabric bags with a water-resistant, BPA-free lining. Thank You To All Our Loyal Customers! Kids and moms love MamaLuvs! Choose your fabric design for your reusable bags. Mix and Match or coordinate these great bags. And thank you for reducing waste.

Edward Jones is a different kind of investment firm. To us, face time and think time make sense. We meet with you to learn your individual needs so we can develop a strategy to help you achieve your long-term financial goals.

Urban Food Warrior is all about empowering everyday folks to grow their own food through in-depth education, inspiration, and information. I work toward this by providing workshops and lectures, demonstrations, educational materials and DIY products.

Holy Cross Orchard Garden

The Holy Cross Lutheran Church operates a community garden open to members of the community and to the congregation of the church. The garden is organic and no pesticides are allowed. Gardeners are required to contribute 10 hours of community service per year to assist with the maintenance of the common areas of the garden. Gardeners are encouraged to contribute extra produce to community food banks. 

Hazen High School Earth Corp Club in the Renton School District is all about sustainability and being kind to the Earth. They are amazing kids that take environmental issues seriously and are pro-active in their efforts serving the community through service and environmental projects. Stop by their booth where they'll have eco-friendly products for sale that benefit their club.

Juice Plus+ -- whole food nutrition in capsule or soft chewie form!  All the nutritional essence of 34 vine-ripened, raw fruits, vegetables, grapes, berries & grains.  Simple, easy, affordable and the most researched nutritional product in the world. Now, introducing the Tower Garden by Juice Plus+ -- a socially responsible complete aeroponic growing system.

We optimize site potential, human creativity, habitat diversity, and collaborate with nature to provide superior solutions for urban and rural development and to improve the quality of life.

Energy Saving Lighting Fairs by TechniArt are promotional sales events that educate residential customers about ENERGY STAR® CFLs and fixtures. Lighting Fairs are created by TechniArt and hosted by commercial businesses, state agencies, public events, home shows, state and town fairs, and fundraisers. They are aimed at residential consumers and deliver a wide selection of quality ENERGY STAR CFLs and fixtures. We offer hands on demonstrations that provide education and information about ENERGY STAR lighting and other utility conservation programs and services.

Washington State Geocaching Association (WSGA) is the recreational club for geocachers in Washington State. Geocaching is a family-friendly outdoor game where you locate hidden containers (geocaches) using GPS-enabled devices and then share your experiences online at There are nearly 27,000 geocaches in Washington State alone! WSGA educates the public about geocaching, sponsors activities for geocachers, and works with land managers to support geocaching on park lands.

Cell Seattle was formed by owner Trevor Duncan in 2011 to raise awareness about the environmental impacts of cell phone use and create a sustainable vehicle for mobile phone recycling in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. They have reached consumers as distant as Florida and New York and provided them the education and means to recycle their unused cell phones at

Scentsy Wickless Candles are a beautiful, clean and safe alternative to candles. No burning, no soot, no smoke just tantalizing fragrances in fabulously artsy warmers. Good Housekeeping tested, approved and recommended! 

Sustainable Eastside is dedicated to create and maintain the conditions under which both the residential and commercial residents and nature can exist in productive harmony, which permits fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations.

Here at Glass Energy Electronics you will find all of the information you need to make the very best informed decision on how to BEST Solarize your home with Photovoltaic power or add Community Solar to your local public buildings.

Sean Nielsen, Sotheby’s Real Estate – Eco-Broker

As an Eco-Real Estate Professional Sean has a passion for people and a commitment to professionalism which has earned a high level of respect by clients and peers.  Known for his high standards and integrity, Sean brings a unique environmental expertise when representing his clients. As Newcastle’s only Eco-Luxury Broker, Sean is passionate about creating a positive and sustainable world, one client and one home at a time. He strives to minimize the impact his business has on our environment and helps to advise his clients how to reduce their footprint through luxurious homes.

Oom Yung Doe
is a traditional martial art which has been proven over centuries to be the fastest and safest way to reach your fullest potential physically and mentally. Students not only develop self-defense skills, but also increased energy, strength, flexibility, mental sharpness, self-confidence, and inner peace. Training is available for children, young adults, older adults, men and women.

Using Recycled Legos, these Partys are Guaranteed FUN !

The Ductologist is a contractor that specializes in Home Diagnostic testing and Repairs. We focus on heating/cooling ducts as a source of comfort and efficiency issues that may be occurring in the home. Ducts that leak are not just losing air that you paid to heat or cool. The lost air creates imbalances and airflow in the home that upset the way a home should perform. The only way to determine how the home is functioning as a system is with the use of test equipment and scientific evidence. The Ductologist has the equipment necessary to examine the home and quantify the findings. If repairs are required, The Ductologist is capable of making corrections and will offer a quote for the services.

Connecting people to your business. 
We offer consulting, design, fabrication, permitting, and installation.


Arbonne is a highly regarded, premium brand with a Swiss heritage that creates personal care and wellness products that preserve the skin, body and mind. Arbonne promises to deliver pure, safe and beneficial products in line with our botanical heritage. Arbonne supports responsible harvesting of our botanical ingredients, never utilize endangered plant species in our formulations, are vegan certified, practice source reduction, in packaging and product design to use less material. to optimize our positive contribution to defending and protecting the earth's resources.

Key Club is an international organization that is focused on volunteer service and student leadership. In Hazen High School, Key Club is a group of forty students and we do at least one volunteer event a week. We've participated in three fundraisers for charitable causes and assisted a variety of organizations. Our service ranges from helping children have fun to helping the planet stay green. Our number one goal is to make a positive difference in the community.

Newcastle Historical Society

Puget Sound Bee Keepers Association



Contact Grace Stiller, Earth Day Chairperson 206.795.5783