Join Women in Sustainability at one of our upcoming events.

Connect with like-minded individuals at our social and educational events.

Educational

Educational events and webinars from leading industry experts include sustainability topics such as recycling, composting, leadership, money, regenerative systems, and more.

Social

We love hosting social events where you can connect with other sustainability-minded individuals such as networking nights, small business showcases, holiday gatherings, dinners, and more.

Upcoming Events

All are welcome to join!

At this time , most events are free and open to any person interested in sustainability and the environment
and all are welcome to attend no matter where you are on your journey!
Currently, in person events are only located in Colorado, but we hope to expand to your city soon!
Webinars are via Zoom and available to anyone located outside the state of Colorado.

Watch for details on our community membership in 2022!

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Volunteers Needed for We Don’t Waste’s Fundraiser: Fill A Plate For Hunger

Thursday, September 23 • 4:30pm – 8:30pm MT
ReelWorks Denver (formerly EXDO) • 1399 35th St, Denver, CO

WIS volunteers will be grouped together and could be stationed at the registration and check-in tables, directing attendees to their seats, serving as auction spotters, monitoring waste stations, monitoring the silent auction, or start the checkout process. Pizza will be provided for all general volunteers. Attire: Please wear black jeans or pants and comfortable shoes. We will provide volunteers with a We Don’t Waste shirt. Note: The event venue, ReelWorks Denver (formerly EXDO Event Center), recently announced that they will be requiring proof of vaccination or a negative COVID test for all attendees (including staff and volunteers) of any event.

Free Event • RSVP required

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Volunteer Trash Cleanup

Sunday, September 26 • 9:00am – 11:00am MT
Platte River behind REI

Join WIS, Patagonia Denver, Environment Colorado, Denver Parks & Rec and more for the monthly Platte River Cleanup!

Free Event • RSVP preferred

In Person Event • Colorado

WIS Tour: A1 Organics Compost Facility

Thursday, September 30 • 11:00am MT
A1 Organics • 12002 WCR 59 Keenesburg, CO

On September 30, join the WIS community as we get a special 90-minute tour of the A1 Compost Facility in Keenesburg, CO. We will get a chance to tour the compost fields to learn about how compost is made at an industrial compost facility with tour guide and Marketing Director Clinton Sander. You will have a chance to ask all your compost questions along the way!

Free Event • RSVP required

Online Event

Immigration & Sustainability: Why It’s an Important Component of the Climate Change Conversation

with guest speaker with Shiela DeForest & Ngozi Chukwueke

Wednesday, October 13 • 5:30pm – 7:00pm MT (Special Time)

This special webinar with panelists Shiela DeForest (Mrs. Eco-International) and Ngozi Chukwueke (AmeriCorps CivicSpark Fellow & Brown Girl Green Intern) will take a unique look at why immigration is important to creating a sustainable future and reducing our climate impact from growing gardens at home to creating jobs in renewable energy. Immigration is generally good for, and part of, sustainable communities. It lends diversity, economic energy and a capacity for long term sustainable development.

Free Event • RSVP required

In Person Event

Colorado Springs Networking Event

Thursday, October 14 • 4:30pm – 7:00pm MT

We are excited to host our first Colorado Springs Networking Event! All are welcome to join as you feel comfortable! Women in Sustainability welcomes all those that care for the planet and creating an equitable future to come together and connect, share resources and support one another in your community!

Free Event • RSVP preferred
Host: Samantha Bailey @ Samantha.Bailey@coloradosprings.gov

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Quarterly Meeting

Wednesday, October 27 • 6:00pm – 8:00pm MT
Book Bar • 4280 Tennyson St, Denver, CO

WIS Quarterly Meetings are back in person!! Join us for our quarterly event on October 27 at 6:00pm to network and learn about a specific topic on sustainability. In October, BookBar is graciously hosting Women in Sustainability’s meeting. More info to come soon. Attendees can come to network, learn and browse the aisles for books while supporting a local, independent book store. BookBar has a wine & beer bar available along with non-alcoholic options.

Free Event • RSVP preferred

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Volunteer Trash Cleanup

Sunday, October 31 • 9:00am – 11:00am MT
Platte River behind REI

Join WIS, Patagonia Denver, Environment Colorado, Denver Parks & Rec and more for the monthly Platte River Cleanup!

Free Event • RSVP preferred

Online Event

Cannabis Sustainable Design & Environmental Impacts of Cannabis Cultivation

with guest speaker with Kaitlin Urso, consultant w/ the Colorado Department of Public Health & Environment

Wednesday, November 3 • 12:30pm – 1:30pm MT

Learn about the environmental impacts of cannabis cultivation and manufacturing along with sustainable design opportunities for facilities. Guest speaker, Kaitlin Urso, will discuss the revolutionary pilot project between a brewery and marijuana cultivation to reuse CO2 captured during fermentation that is then fed to the plants. There will be plenty of time to ask questions about cannabis, craft brewing, and Kaitlin’s career path as a female engineer in the environmental protection field.

Free Event • RSVP required

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Waste-Less Dinner & Conversation with the Chef at Sullivan Scrap Kitchen

Wednesday, November 10 • 5:30pm – 8:00pm MT
Sullivan Scrap Kitchen • 1740 E 17th Ave, Denver, CO

Join us on Wednesday, November 10 at 6:00pm for a private 3 course dinner with Sullivan Scrap Kitchen and head Chef Terence Rogers. Chef Terence will prepare a special vegetarian meal for our community to emphasize the ease and possibilities of using all the parts of vegetables to reduce our food waste. Chef Terence will provide an overview of each course and a 20 minute Q&A between the entree and dessert. You can ask your questions like, do you really need to peel carrots? Or what do you do with the leaves from beets? This is an opportunity to get to ask all your food questions with the Chef and eat a delicious dinner with a like-minded community! Menu details to come soon.

Tickets are $75 per person

In Person Event • Denver, CO

Volunteer Event w/ We Don’t Waste

Monday, November 15 • 5:00pm – 7:00pm MT
We Don’t Waste Warehouse • 5971 Broadway, Denver, CO

Come join Women in Sustainability for a fun day of volunteering, helping We Don’t Waste, in the greater Denver area, recover food for homeless shelters and those in need! We will be helping with the organization’s Distribution Center to help pack boxes for the Drive Thru Markets.

Free Event • RSVP required

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