The late Maris Hearn opened her Thursday night Gumbo Shop on WJFF Radio with the salutation, “This is the music that inspires, delights and sustains me.” The curated content of the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association’s (NESEA) Building Energy (BE) Conference, held annually in Boston, is the music of sustainable building that inspires, delig
WAYNE COUNTY, PA — Michael J. Coppola grew repulsed from seeing trash all along the roads for so many years.
Earth Day Sustainable Fair
LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — On Saturday, April 20 at 2 p.m., Catskill Brewery will host this event in honor of Earth Day. There will be presentations by local sustainability icons as well as local music by singer/songwriter Justin Sutherland.
Spring is officially here, and as the world wakes around us, more and more people are also waking up to the reality that we have to assist the precious life of our planet.
After being stuck in our houses all winter with dust and clutter piling up, the concept of cleaning starts to actually sound appealing. However, have any of us ever taken a minute to consider the effect that spring cleaning has on our environment?
Newly seated Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez teamed up with veteran Sen. Ed Markey on February 7 to introduce legislation they’ve dubbed the “Green New Deal.” It’s a broad vision laying out the need for the U.S. to react to the realities of climate change.
NEW YORK — With vast areas of farmland and many local groups and politicians focused on renewable energy, New York’s Hudson Valley has become a landmark location for solar energy. According to the Poughkeepsie Journal, in 2013, New York had 4,372 completed solar projects and by 2017 that number had jumped to 13,582 projects.
What’s new in sustainability in Sullivan County? No better people to ask than the county’s Office of Sustainable Energy. Here are a few environmentally focused projects, headed by a number of different individuals and organizations, at work for the Earth in our area.
Organics management plans
REGION —If a heat pump is operated in the most efficient way possible, and as intended, the cost per month in one apartment of about 800 square feet in Livingston Manor is about $80 per month in the winter months. If the heat pump is operated in the least efficient way, the cost during those months jumps to about $300 or more.
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — The 4-H Sullivan County Explorers Club focused on recycling and up-cycling projects this year. The group of 15 children, ages seven to 14, supported the St. Peters Church (Liberty) Sullivan Renaissance Garden Grant project.