Welcome To Sustainable Warwick

Climate March April 29 in Port Jervis

Sustainable Warwick members Mary Makofske, Alice McMechen, Bill Greene, and Bill Makofske in front of St. Peter’s Lutheran church.  About 100 people marched through the city.

 

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Too Good To Toss Earth Day Community Event was a huge success! Look for another one next spring.   

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Use the Paypal button below to donate to Sustainable Warwick:


 

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Help Stop the CPV gas power plant planned for Wawayanda. Click here for actions. Click here for more information about the plant.

Click here for a ten letter printable set: cpv-ten-letter-set

New revelations about CPV and the corruption charges:

http://www.recordonline.com/news/20160923/officials-activists-want-cpv-power-plant-permits-probe

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Sustainable World Book Discussion Group organized by Kathleen Shannon

Third Tuesday of each month at 11 a.m.  The book for May and June (long book) is 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann. PLEASE NOTE: Wisner Library on May 17; Florida Library on June 21.

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Recycling/Reusing News

Thanks to SW member Elizabeth Knight for compiling this “Recylopedia” (organized by category) and to Straus News for publishing it in Dirt magazine. For recycling electronics:

Staples takes e-waste, including computer monitors, for free, but no TVs.

Best Buy takes e-waste for free but charges for TVs and computer monitors. $25 a piece.

New Hampton and Newburgh Transfer Stations take TVs only (CRTs and flat screens) for $5 a piece.

Battery disposal information
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The Solarize Warwick program has ended, but solar continues to grow in Warwick!

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SW’s petition on plastic bags  –   Sign our petition here.

Why are plastic bags a problem?   plastic bag facts

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See how the Warwick Valley Central School District is working toward greener schools here.

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What is sustainability?

Sustainability is based on a simple principle: Everything that we need for our survival and well-being depends, either directly or indirectly, on our natural environment.  Sustainability creates and maintains the conditions under which humans and nature can exist in productive harmony, that permit fulfilling the social, economic and other requirements of present and future generations. Sustainability is important to making sure that we have and will continue to have,  the water, materials, and resources to protect human health and our environment. — U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

Sustainable Warwick, P.O. Box 1270, Warwick NY 10990

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