Presentation on theme: "Human Powered Sustainability Debbi Gilbuena. A Wave of Sustainability Sustainability means “ meeting the needs of the present without compromising the."— Presentation transcript:
A Wave of Sustainability Sustainability means “ meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” (EPA) Sustainability 52,089 Sustainable Google News results in the last month
Sustainable & Energized Do you think sustainability is cool? Would you still watch your favorite television program if you had to cycle for an hour before you could view it?
“The idea of Enviu is to make young people aware of sustainability and include it in their lifestyle.” 1 st sustainable dance floor to be placed in Sept 4, 2008 Floor provides ~30% of power needed Club uses solar, etc to be CO 2 neutral
Sustainable Portland – The Green MicroGym “one of the only fitness facilities in the world running on its own power” “uses a combination of solar and human power and is just as comfortable and effective as any other gym”
The Green Microgym Location: 1237 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA Good location for environmentally friendly, generally higher income, time constrainted market
The Green Microgym Opening: August 15 29 Price: –$100 Enrollment + $29/month (first 100) –$100 Enrollment + $49/month (>100) –Lifetime for $1000 no monthly fee
The Green Microgym Advertising & Promo: –Supporting last Thursday open house, 1 day before opening –myspace pagemyspace page –Radio interview –News articles