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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)

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 High… Read More »SSC Roving Reporter, Charlotte Pototsky (14 years old) on Racism and Sustainability: Is There a Relationship?

Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty

Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty Prompt by SSC Board: Sustainable Sharon Coalition (SSC) sees great potential for more synergy among sustainability strategies by municipalities and the state senate position. Some of many examples that illustrate sustainability initiatives in our town… Read More »Statements from the Candidates for the State Senate Election, 2020: Jarred Rose and Walter Timilty