LES Sustainable Living Festival

The 2018 festival will be July 28, 2018! More info coming soon!

While you’re here, take a look at what we did last year ...

Every year, LES teams with community partners to bring you the Sustainable Living Festival, an interactive, family-friendly event that teaches you easy ways to take care of our environment. At the 2017 event, festivalgoers...

  • Enjoyed live music by Mighty Magic Pants.
  • Took part in the "Little Lineworkers" Rodeo.
  • Recycled old electronics.
  • Got an up-close look at Tesla roadsters.
  • Snacked on solar-cooked popcorn.
  • Cycled through the latest and greatest in Lincoln’s bike system, from innovative gear to a new bike-share program.
  • Got entered to win a bike.
  • Crafted an art project out of recycled materials.
  • Learned how textile sustainability starts at home.
  • Picked up tips on easy ways to conserve water.
  • Saw selected pieces from The Art Reach Project’s “Cardboard Village” community art project.
  • Learned about the science behind composting, from organic home waste to worms.
  • Found out how LES brings renewable energy to Lincoln through solar and wind technology.
  • Discovered much more.
2017 Sustainable Living Festival partners 
Big Red WormsJoslyn Institute for Sustainable Communities
City of Lincoln Parks, Planning, and HealthJoyride Bicycles
City of Lincoln Watershed Management DivisionJ-Tech Solar
Clean Air Lawn Care of LincolnKZUM
CommonGround NebraskaLancaster Master Gardeners
Community CropsLincoln Children's Museum
Compost LincolnLincoln Public Schools
Daugherty Water for Food Global InstituteLincoln-Lancaster County Health Department
Dixon Power SystemsNebraska Building Products
EcoStores NebraskaNebraska Recycles
Environmental Studies, UNLNebraska Recycling Council
EnvirorunNebraska Statewide Arboretum
Great Plains Bicycling ClubNebraskans for Solar
Green UNLPioneers Park Nature Center
GRNE SolarSalt Valley Chapter, Nebraska Master Naturalists
High Level HappinessSWT Energy Inc
 The ArtReach Project