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 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
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.
SSC recommends organically maintained, natural turf for the SHS football field; with the proper expertise, grass fields allow quality play without threatening the health of our athletes. The Sharon School Committee has requested an artificial turf football field be installed inside the existing SHS track. Sustainable Sharon Coalition and Plastic… Read More »SSC Opposes Plastic Turf Field