Limited Time Solar Installation Discounts
Sustainable Warwick is partnering with Solarize Hudson Valley (SHV) to provide discounted solar installations for homes and businesses. Available only from July to November 15, 2015.
Solarize Warwick launch at home of Michael Helme (l.). Solar installers, SW members, and Village of Warwick mayor Michael Newhard attended.
Sustainable World Book Discussion Group led by Kathleen Shannon
Plastic: A Toxic Love Story by Susan Freinkel
Copies on reserve at the Albert Wisner Library. Join us there Friday, July 31 from 11 a;m.-1 p.m. in the Boardroom (upstairs). Don’t have time to read the whole book? We’ll pay particular attention to two chapters: “Humans Are Just a Little Plastic Now” and “Battle of the Bag.”
SW’s petition on plastic bags – Download petition here. petition bags 2
Why are plastic bags a problem? plastic bag facts
See how the Warwick Valley Central School District is working toward greener schools here.
Check out our new page devoted entirely to GMO information — with updates happening daily! Be part of SW and NYS’ big steps forward!
GMO LABELING ACTION SHEET Be Part of the Solution!
GMO Labeling is being proposed by Assembly bill A.617 (Rosenthal) and Senate bill S.485 (LaValle) Another Federal bill (S.3835) that would make it illegal for states to mandate GMO Labeling has been introduced to the U.S. Congress. If you want GMO labeling, please make your voice heard on both of these bills by signing all of the petitions below. Then, share them with friends, family, and in social media, to spread the word.
SIGN THE PETITIONS:
There are two NYS petitions. One thing that worked well in VT was bombarding the government with GMO Labeling petitions from many different organizations:
VT, CT, and ME did it…so can NY!
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
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