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
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
Canton GreenFest 2019 Agenda 1:30 – 2:20 — Earth Expo: It’s Easy Going Green 2:25 – 2:35 — President’s Welcome, Sponsor Recognition, and Keynote Introduction 2:35 – 3:00 — State of the Planet: Climate Change 101 Keynote by Nathan Phillips, PhD, Professor of Earth & Environment at Boston University 3:05 – 3:20 — Student Open Mic… Read More »Canton Greenfest Nov. 16, 1:30 – 5:00 PM The Time is Now/Canton High School
Please join Sustainable Sharon Coalition for a Plastic Free October! Plastic Free October is Sustainable Sharon Coalition’s challenge for our town to see if we can give up one of the Big 4 plastics each week in October: bags, bottles, cups, and straws. The goal is to increase awareness of… Read More »SSC’s Plastic Free October
Do you really know what happens after the flush? Do you know how a septic system works? Do you know how to maintain it? Do you know that septic has an effect on our water supply? The majority of residents in Sharon have a septic system, and that’s not going… Read More »Learn All About Septic
Although the first half of Green Day 2017 started out a little soggy, more than 400 people joined in the festivities, both inside and outside of the First Congregational Church. There was a continuous flow of folks in the great hall, visiting with various exhibitors, and rocking out to the… Read More »Another Terrific Green Day!
Post Forum Update: For those who missed a great discussion on the SMART Trash, you can watch the forum online here. Thank you to all attendees! Please join us on for a public meeting with the Sharon Board of Selectmen to learn how we can reduce trash and expand recycling… Read More »Trash and Recycling Forum – Nov. 2 at 7pm, Sharon Community Center
Despite the soggy weather, Sustainable Sharon’s 5th Annual Green Day event went off without a hitch. While the majority of activities took place inside the Congregational Church Hall, many hearty vendors and craftspeople set up tables underneath tents in the church parking lot. Over 28 organizations turned out to educate… Read More »Another Successful Green Day!