BRIEFS NEWS NEWS NEWS Coming to a classroom near you… EnviroChallengers! The City’s classroom environmental education program oers six un lessons or students in second to fth grades and our lessons or students in sixth to eighth grades supporting science, state standardized test objectives and good stewardship o the earth. The lessons are ree, including supplies. You can encourage teachers to visit envirochallenger.com to request the program or your child’s classroom. Tacoma Recovery & Transfer Center 3510 S. Mullen St. Wed-Fri: 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat-Sun: 11 a.m.-5 p.m. cityotacoma.org/EnviroHouse (253) 573-2426 A resource for people interested in inormation and examples of energy-efcient and waste-reducing products , materials and techniques to save you money in and around your home. 2 Media swap and more… Mark your calendars or the 8th Annual South Sound Sustainability Expo on Saturday, March 14. This ree public event connects local residents and business owners with services, products, companies, and agencies that address sustainability needs in our community. Participants learn about transportation choices, green construction, energy conservation, reuse and recycling, solar energy, local ood and gardening, and cost- eective sustainability practices. Always a amily-riendly event, the bigger and better 2015 Expo will eature a book and media swap! Learn more at southsoundsustainabilityexpo.org .