The 8th annual South Sound Sustainability Expo was held on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 10am-3pm at the Tacoma Convention Center. This free event featured nearly 100 vendors and was attended by over 1500 people from the greater Tacoma, WA metropolitan area. Attendees learned about transportation choices, green construction, energy conservation, reuse and recycling, solar energy, local food and gardening, and cost-effective sustainability practices.
71% of people attended the event for the first time, and nearly 100% of attendees left with increased knowledge of local organizations and sustainability issues. Of these attendees, 65% live in Tacoma and 21% live in other areas of Pierce County.
“I love that there is a place for like-minded people to come and share their ideas about making a more sustainable Sound”
“Welcoming environment and lots of great information and opportunities to get involved”
“The size of the crowd on such a beautiful South Sound day shows how much sustainability means to our citizens”
Save the Date: 9th Annual Sustainability Expo – Saturday, March 5th, 2016
Below are photos from this year’s event – see more at the Tacoma Sustainability Facebook page.