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Zero Waste Events

MicroBrew-Music-Festival-800x430As you may already know, Sam Porter with Porterhouse Productions has been generous to BARC for a long time. At first by letting BARC make all of his events “Zero Waste Events” with BARC doing all of the recycling and composting for his shows. This year he is allowing BARC to carry the liquor license for his 2012 Craft Beer celebration as a fund raiser for BARC! This will help support our future efforts with recycling, composting, and waste to energy ideas!!!

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The Sleeping Bear – official movie trailer


The Cameron White movie, The Sleeping Bear is having its debut here in Traverse City on Thursday December 29, 2011.

The movie (Opera House) and party are only $30 if you sign up early. Check out the movie trailer attached. The party is a joint fund raiser for BARC and to support the completion of this movie.

If you don’t know it already, Cameron White is a young local director and film maker….You can say you saw his first movie in TC when he is all rich and famous!!! Cameron gave BARC a sneak peak of this movie and I must say it’s really good. Great story, great cinematography. There’s lots of scenery that you will recognize from the Northern Michigan area.

The Sleeping Bear – official movie trailer from Richard Cameron White on Vimeo.

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Oryana Newsletter

 Oryana-Natural-Foods-Market_Logo-Traverse_CityBelow is a perspective written by Andy Gale for the Oryana Newsletter a few months back.  This perspective is what we have learned about recycling plastics in the past few years.  We  are intersted in your thougths and comments…


The Story of Plastic

When Steve Nance and I met a few weeks back we spoke about the next year of BARC recycling with Oryana.  As you may know, the drop station provided by Oryana to take in their members plastics #3-7 is the only one of its kind in the area.  Oryana flips the bill for the recycling these hard to recycle plastics.

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