August 19th, 2013  |  Filed under Dematerialize, Environment, Participate!

Volunteer for the Burn Garden wood donation team

August 19th, 2013  |  Filed under Dematerialize, Environment, Participate!

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From DA, Playa Restoration Manager:

We need YOU to join the BURN GARDEN WOOD DONATION TEAM!

Located at 3, 6, and 9, near Promenade and Esplanade, the Burn Gardens are a cluster of Burn Platforms used for burning wood during the Burning Man Event. As the event draws to a close, the burning of wood at the Burn Gardens increases dramatically due to participants eager to burn their excess wood. The main challenge is dealing with participants who try to overstack the burn platforms, as well as burn inappropriate materials such as trash, compost, and recycling.

Starting Sunday morning 9/1/13 at 9am The Burn Garden Wood Donation Team will make sure that participants do not overstack the burn platforms or burn inappropriate materials. Burning Man is proud to be the largest practicing Leave No Trace Event in the world and participants need to take their trash, recycling, and compost with them.

Additionally, the team will facilitate the collection of Wood Donations where participants can donate good quality, useable lumber. The donors will be doing most of the heavy lifting, you just need to direct them. 

3-person team per Burn Garden
2-hour shifts
Simple:)

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For More Info: BURN GARDEN INFO AND SHIFT SIGN UP HERE

Thank you! See you in the dust!
For any issues with Shiftboard Sign Ups contact: emerald here: emerald (at) burningman.com


4 Responses to “Volunteer for the Burn Garden wood donation team”

  1. rocks Says:

    what, if any, are the regulations against burning paper? for years i’ve found it an incredibly cleansing act to burn the 47 pounds of paper bills that i accumulate over the past 2 years (i’m BRC every other year, odd years, go figger).

    i’ve confirmed there are no plastic, coated paper clips, or any other mixins with these papers. just bills.

    just checking…

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  2. The Hun Says:

    Great question. And you’ll like the answer: There is no restriction on burning paper!! Burn burn burn those bills!

    Here’s the deal, though. If you burn paper, it tends to break up and fly around. So try to burn it in a barrel where the detritus and flyaways won’t be too bad. Makes it easier for you to clean up, which of course you are already planning to do :)

    Go get that catharsis. I totally feel you.

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  3. lionel Says:

    i need my name

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  4. Tony Beltran Says:

    Volunteering is a great way to contribute towards charitable causes and this can be performed in many ways. No doubt charities do require funds, but they also need people in order to be a success. It is not always require that you donate money to charity. You can also volunteer any charity even or organization. Also, in this way you can contribute in charity.

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