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Green Task Force Conference Recap + Interview with Amy Joy Hosterman

By |2017-06-25T22:00:50-05:00June 26th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force, Portland|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Written by Harry Levenstein - IG:@harrison_lev The smell of sustainability was in the air this year at NCECA Portland! With topical discussions on ceramics and climate change, reducing our carbon footprint as makers, renewable energy options in our studios, and [...]

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Solar Powered Pottery Kilns

By |2014-12-02T13:48:35-05:00December 3rd, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , |

  Dawn Soltysiak began firing her pottery kilns with the help of solar panels. She explains how a small change can make a big difference for sustainability.   Owner/artist Dawn Soltysiak operates the 30-acre sustainable farm, where she runs Khnemu [...]

Converting Waste Paper into Paperclay and Paperslip

By |2014-06-24T14:04:28-05:00June 24th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , |

Written By: Seth Czaplewski Living in the West paper is constantly being given to me whether I like it or not. Receipts, junk mail, old drawings, and advertisements. There is no stopping it. I probably would have recycled if it [...]

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Cool Happenings at the Green Task Force Booth #137

By |2014-03-19T07:31:35-05:00March 19th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Green Task Force, Milwaukee|Tags: , , , , , |

This year the Green Task Force will be back in the Resource Hall at booth space #137, Look for the NCECA GTF Banner.  We have several special guests that will be in and out of the booth during the course [...]

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Sustainable Ceramics by Robert Harrison

By |2014-03-13T14:14:36-05:00March 13th, 2014|Categories: Conference Cities, Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

There is a new book that is now available and will be at the NCECA GreenTask Force booth to view.  This is an excellent book full of information about sustainability within the field of ceramics.  Written and edited by Robert [...]

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Tenderloin Dirt Harvest: Please be seated on the ground

By |2014-01-29T09:46:55-05:00January 30th, 2014|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Ilana Crispi (a past conference presenter for the Green Task Force) is once again showing her latest work in San Francisco, California.  This is a fantastic project that is worth looking into even if you are not in the area. [...]

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Emotional Sustainability, By Maret Miller

By |2013-10-24T06:28:52-05:00October 24th, 2013|Categories: Green Task Force|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Emotional sustainability, as I define it, is the ability of an object to maintain perpetual relevance through how we understand the meaning of the object. In short, how we treat an object is dependent on how we feel about or [...]

Green Task Force seeks Student Representative

By |2013-05-02T09:37:38-05:00May 2nd, 2013|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|

NCECA’s Green Task Force (GTF) is committed to environmental stewardship in all venues; from administrative work to conference gatherings and further extending to educate NCECA’s members about important environmental issues affecting the ceramic arts.  The GTF will bring members the [...]

Glaze it Forward – Cone 6 Reduction Glazes by: Diana Pancioli

By |2013-01-28T16:44:32-05:00January 28th, 2013|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|

Hello Everyone, I was searching through the original GTF website, and I came across some good information that I felt needed to be shared.  Here is a great collection of cone 6 reduction glazes that was put together by Diana [...]

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Have you thought about making the change to cone 6?

By |2012-03-29T19:30:42-05:00March 29th, 2012|Categories: Green Task Force|

I have heard that firing to cone 6 takes half of the amount of fuel than firing to cone 10.  Does anyone out there have any evidence or research on this?  I know of several schools that have made the [...]

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REDUCE, RECYCLE, REUSE- CAST YOUR BID TO RAISE GREEN TASK FORCE RESOURCES

By |2015-03-02T11:58:07-05:00March 27th, 2012|Categories: 2012 Conference, Featured, Green Task Force|

NCECA's Green Task Force (GTF) will be holding a silent auction for a Ci Products Cink at the GTF booth #203. The Cink is a portable unit that can be moved to any location you choose in the studio or classroom.  It needs no [...]

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CALL FOR GREEN TASK FORCE BLOGGERS

By |2012-03-24T08:04:14-05:00March 20th, 2012|Categories: Green Task Force|

GTF Guest Blogger positions are now OPEN! Help the GTF open dialogue on issues of sustainability and green practices in ceramics. Volunteers for this position agree to the following: • 1 year term • Post regularly (min. 1 post per [...]

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Green Task Force

By |2012-01-05T22:01:49-05:00December 15th, 2011|Categories: Featured, Green Task Force|

NCECA’s Green Task Force (GTF) is committed to environmental stewardship in all venues; from administrative work to conference gatherings and further extending to educate NCECA’s members about important environmental issues affecting the ceramic arts.  Creative solutions to issues will be [...]

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