With over 2.6 trillion pounds of waste currently on this Earth and about 14 billion pounds of garbage (mainly plastics) dumped into our oceans each year, trash has become a global catastrophe. Over the past few weeks, I have talked to friends and family about their waste production and have… Read More »Trash Talk by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 14)
Do you know why people of color in the North East are living with 66% more air pollution? Did you know that immigrants are disproportionately affected by climate change? Are you unsettled by the racial disparities in COVID-19? Join us for a Q&A with 4 Massachusetts-based experts on environmental justice.… Read More »SSC’s joint webinar with SREA and Temple Sinai
Energy is one of our most valuable resources. However, so many of us use non-renewable energy to heat and cool our houses, fuel our cars, and to charge electronic devices. When looking around town, it is disappointing to see how many rooftops have exposure to plenty of sunlight, yet are… Read More »Solar in Sharon by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 14)
SSC recently founded a new internship pilot for teenagers to learn and help solve environmental problems! For the past couple of weeks, teenagers from Sharon High School have been working on projects to help accomplish their goals! Here are some of the things that they did over the past couple… Read More »SSC Youth Internship Pilot
SSC Roving Reporter, Charlotte Pototsky (14 years old) on Racism and Sustainability: Is There a Relationship?
As we all know, racism has been a long-standing crisis in our country. Since the death of George Floyd on May 25, a new energy has emerged among young people of all backgrounds to change/challenge the status quo. Inspired by a recent rally in Sharon, organized by the Sharon… Read More »SSC Roving Reporter, Charlotte Pototsky (14 years old) on Racism and Sustainability: Is There a Relationship?
Sustainable Sharon Coalition endeavors to inspire, educate, connect, and catalyze our community to protect the planet. This year, we are pleased to announce the first annual SSC High School Sustainability Achievement Award presented to a Sharon senior who made a significant local, regional, national, or global contribution to creating, promoting,… Read More »2020 SSC High School Sustainability Achievement Award
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The Sustainable Sharon Coalition is pleased to announce that it will award $250 to a 2020 Sharon graduate who demonstrates their commitment to helping create and maintain a sustainable environment. Deadline for submission Friday, May 22nd. Applications can be found here. For more information contact us at: Info@sustianablesharon.org
SSC has chosen the winning designs for our new sustainable bags. Tied for first place are: Jeffrey Xiang and Shamama Sirroon, Elaine Fortier wins the second place prize. Watch the Awards Ceremony The first place winning designs will be reproduced on reusable shopping bags, which will be available through Sustainable Sharon. Congratulations to… Read More »SSC Announces Art Contest Winners for 2020