Breaking News! Repair Cafe comes to Warwick!
The Repair Cafe will return every other month on the third Saturday, beginning Jan. Other 2017 dates are March 18; May 20; July 15; Sept. 16; Nov. 18. Watch for announcements of repairs available at each.
Free! Contact Elizabeth Knight at 845-544-1056 or www.eknight@teawithfriends.
New revelations about CPV and the corruption charges:
Sustainable World Book Discussion Group organized by Kathleen Shannon
Third Tuesday of each month. The book for December is Colin Beavan’s How to Be Alive, on creating a life where feeling good and doing good intersect. Dec. 20, Wisner Public Library, 11 a.m. Books available on reserve at the library.
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
The Solarize Warwick program has ended, but solar continues to grow in Warwick!
SW’s petition on plastic bags – Sign our petition here.
Why are plastic bags a problem? plastic bag facts
See how the Warwick Valley Central School District is working toward greener schools here.
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