LES Sustainable Living Festival

LES hosted its annual Sustainable Living Festival on July 28, 2018, in The Railyard in Lincoln, and LES and community partners delivered a hands-on, family-friendly event.

From local experts, festivalgoers discovered easy ways to take care of our environment and live more sustainably. They ...

  • Got an up-close look at electric vehicles, including the Chevy Bolt, Nissan Leaf and Teslas.
  • Snacked on solar-cooked popcorn.
  • Discovered the latest and greatest in Lincoln’s bike system, including BikeLNK, the city’s new bike-share program.
  • Recycled all types of electronics.
  • Learned the science behind composting, from organic home waste to worms.
  • Found out how LES uses renewable energy, like solar and wind, to power Lincoln.
  • Entered to win a bike or a smart thermostat.
Community partners
Arbor Day FoundationKeep Lincoln-Lancaster County Beautiful
Big Red WormsMonarch Gardens LLC
BikeLNKNebraska Building Products
City of Lincoln Parks, Planning & Health DepartmentNebraska Ethanol Board
City of Lincoln Solid Waste ManagementNebraska Recycles
City of Lincoln Watershed ManagementNebraska Recycling Council
CommonGround NebraskaNebraska811
Community CropsPioneers Park Nature Center
Electric VehiclesSpring Creek Prairie Audubon Center
Evolution AdvisorySustain UNL
High Level HappinessThe ArtReach Project
HVCcycle Inc.University of Nebraska State Museum
Joslyn Institute for Sustainable CommunitiesUNL Bee Lab
Lancaster County Extension Master GardenersUNL Environmental Studies Program
Lincoln Children's MuseumWheelie Good Bike Shop


Promotional partners
KZUM 89.3 FM 
Scooter’s Coffee (100 Gold's Building, O Street)Scooter’s Coffee (Haymarket, 151 N. 8th St.)
The Coffee HouseWheelie Good Bike Shop