A Message from Aneeza Ahmad, Chair of the SSC Youth Committee: Every year, SSC Youth works to organize a town tree planting event, usually at Deborah Sampson Park. With the help of the town, we typically are able to plant 5 trees in the area. The presence of trees… Read More »SSC Youth Tree Planting Project
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.
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
This is an incredible deal, but short-lived – only available while this offer lasts! Mass Save will donate $22 to Sustainable Sharon Coalition for any household that simply signs up. Sign Up Here
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
Sustainable Sharon Coalition (SSC) is hosting an Art Contest for our new sustainable bags. We are asking any Sharon High Artist to create an eye-catching design that promotes sustainable living to be used on our upcoming SSC bags. The winning design will be chosen by the Sustainable Sharon Coalition and… Read More »Calling All Sharon High School Student Artists
The Toxics Use Reduction Institute, U. Mass. Lowell, has published a very informative pamphlet concerning the issues related to PFAS in artificial turf, and the complexities of PFAS chemistry, and measuring PFAS chemicals. You can download it here.
GAS HOOKUP BAN – Gas hookup ban on new construction and major renovation – passed overwhelmingly in Brookline November 2019 town meeting. Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has issued an executive order banning gas hookups on new city-owned construction. Other area towns such as Newton are looking into their own gas… Read More »Carbon Emissions – 2 Issues to Watch in 2020!
SAVE SHARON’S LAST LARGE OPEN SPACE Vote YES on Article 5 to Conserve Rattlesnake Hill Monday, November 4 at 7 p.m. Sharon High School Auditorium The Town of Sharon, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the current landowner are seeking to conserve Rattlesnake Hill, a 330-acre parcel located off Mountain Street… Read More »Rattlesnake Hill Article 5 Vote Nov. 24