• December 18, 2014

Cove festival teaches about sustainable living

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Sunday, October 13, 2013 4:30 am

COPPERAS COVE — Keep Copperas Cove Beautiful will educate children and adults about sustainable living practices this week at its annual Eco Harvest Festival.

“We want people in the community to come out and learn about sustainability,” said Silvia Rhoads, KCCB executive director.

“It is about educating children, but is not just them, so we want to educate adults as well.”

Eco Harvest is a festival that brings a variety of groups to the Cove Civic Center to share information about practices that will help conservation by demonstrating and promoting recycling, composting, water pollution and energy conservation.

The festival will be conducted on consecutive days with more than 950 students attending Friday and a public event Saturday.

“For the Saturday event, we are going to do our pancake breakfast,” Rhoads said.

Participating this year are Stillhouse Clean Water Association, KCCB, Wilco Recycling, the CenTex Sustainability Partnership, Killeen Geographic Information System and Zoomagination, a news release stated.

Rhoads said CenTex Sustainability Partnership will put on two workshops that will help people make their homes more energy-efficient.

Central Texas College’s Entacus club, a group of students aspiring to be business leaders, will talk about Operation Liquid, which is for recycling cooking oil.

More about

More about

More about

Rules of Conduct

  • 1 Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language.
  • 2 Don't Threaten or Abuse. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. AND PLEASE TURN OFF CAPS LOCK.
  • 3 Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything.
  • 4 Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism that is degrading to another person.
  • 5 Be Proactive. Use the 'Report' link on each comment to let us know of abusive posts.
  • 6 Share with Us. We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article.

Welcome to the discussion.