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Lynn Wolbarst Award 2021 – Sustainable Sharon Coalition

On Saturday, May 22, Sustainable Sharon Coalition held the Lynn Wolbarst Sustainability Award Ceremony and SSC Youth Tree Planting at Deborah Sampson Park in Sharon. It was a beautiful, sunny morning as community members gathered to recognize the environmental work award recipient Dr. Ricky Stern has done over the years,… Read More »Lynn Wolbarst Award 2021 – Sustainable Sharon Coalition

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)