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)
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?
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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
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
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
Each year, The Sustainable Sharon Coalition honors the work of a Sharon community member, who has shown dedication to making strides in the environmental movement. The award is given in honor or Lynn Wolbarst’s legacy of service. Lynn was a Sharon resident, who made significant contributions to our community by… Read More »Congratulations to Silas Fyler – Winner of the Second Annual Lynn Wolbarst Sustainability Award
As of Earth Day, April 22, Massachusetts has new, lower, greenhouse gas emission limits. But wait – environmental groups are greeting the limits with a sense of disappointment. The state’s 2008 Global Warming Solutions Act required that greenhouse gases be reduced at least 80% of 1990 levels by 2050. The… Read More »State Finalizes New Greenhouse Gas Emission Limits