Sustainable Sharon

Lake Massapoag Cleanup 2021

Sustainable Sharon Coalition is co-sponsoring the Lake Massapoag Cleanup taking place Saturday June 12th from 8:30-11:30 am. Join friends and neighbors as we spread out around beautiful Lake Massapoag in Sharon to show it some TLC! To participate, register here with the Neponset River Watershed Association.

An Energy Audit For FREE Can Allow YOU To Plant A Tree

By Charlotte Pototsky, member of the SSC Zero Waste and Youth Committee, with a few edits from SSC Founder, Dr. Ricky Stern We have a problem: It is estimated that everyday we lose approximately 200,000 acres of land to forest fires. And now, with more than 50% of the world’s… Read More »An Energy Audit For FREE Can Allow YOU To Plant A Tree

The Minimalism Challenge: The Solution to Over-Consumption

By Charlotte Pototsky, member of the SSC Zero Waste and Youth Committee, with a few edits from SSC Founder, Dr. Ricky Stern I started 2021 by watching a documentary on Netflix called Less Is Now. It explained the importance of minimalism in every aspect of life. Being more minimalistic means… Read More »The Minimalism Challenge: The Solution to Over-Consumption

Sustainability at SHS by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 15)

Students Speak Out: Sustainability at SHS! A Two-Part article on SHS youth taking steps to help the planet. Reporter: Charlotte Pototsky (With a few edits from Dr. Ricky Stern) Anyone can be sustainable. The small conservation tasks we do in our daily lives can convert into a larger positive impact.… Read More »Sustainability at SHS by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 15)

Sustainability at Ward’s Berry Farm by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 15)

As the growing season comes to a close, I thought it would be fun to learn more about the sustainability practices at Ward’s Berry Farm, a family-owned business in Sharon. The interview with Jim Ward is below: Jim Ward has worked on his Farm in Sharon since it opened in… Read More »Sustainability at Ward’s Berry Farm by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 15)

Solar in Sharon by SSC Roving Reporter Charlotte Pototsky (age 14)

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)