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NATIONWIDE — The regional repair movement got a boost when the “Today” show featured an interview on April 21 with representatives from Repair Cafe of the Hudson … more
The transition to electric vehicles (EVs) has begun. That’s according to the latest Hankook Tire Gauge Index, a survey of Americans’ driving habits and attitudes. The survey found that … more
NATIONWIDE — On April 12, President Biden unveiled strict new rules on emissions, proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Now there’s talk that this will spur the … more
When discussing solar energy systems, the first question I often get is “Are you off the grid?” To which I reply, “No. I wouldn’t want to be; our solar array produces more … more
LACKAWAXEN TOWNSHIP, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary Foundation Field Station and Environmental Education Center has partnered with Mark and Courtney Peterson to protect and permanently preserve some of … more
For me, greening the kitchen is a matter of consciousness. Consciousness about what food I have in the refrigerator, so I use it before it spoils. Consciousness about what’s in the freezer … more
Editor’s note: As the country turns from fossil fuel to renewable energy with an emphasis on electricity, the capacity of the power grid is a growing concern. In short, the grid is … more
BEACH LAKE, PA — Join the Delaware Highlands Conservancy at the Van Scott Nature Reserve for "The Story of the Lorax," on Thursday, March 23, from 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Education and … more
NATIONWIDE — Thinking about installing a heat pump and reaping the money-saving awards? The federal government, in its Inflation Reduction Act, will—ahem—pump $250 million into … more
Buy less clothing. Invest in better-made clothes, rather than cheap fast fashion that will wear out faster. (Thrift stores, such as Goodwill and the Salvation Army, often have a variety of brand-name … more
The Trees Please project, profiled in the fall edition of the Upper Delaware Magazine of the River Reporter, has quietly begun growing. Members of the initiating group met to identify the next … more
No, the government won’t pay you ... to install solar or make improvements on your home for “free.” But there are plenty of new or improved tax incentives in the federal … more
Whenever I talk with someone about the need to make our built environment more airtight and highly insulated, the question always pops up: “But houses have to breathe!” Allison A. … more
REGION — Housing can be sustainable on a number of levels. When a housing development gets built, a chief question is whether the local community can sustain it. Will it draw more water … more
Otters: still playing in the Delaware River DELAWARE RIVER — In zoos, otters are among the most visited creatures. They play. They swim on their backs and toss sticks and food in the air. … more
NEW YORK STATE — Residents and businesses donate, recycle or sell used clothing and other textiles through charitable organizations, reuse centers, community drop-off bins and online or … more
CALLICOON, NY — It’s common knowledge that restaurants generate a lot of waste, which just goes on to pile up in landfills. But not at the Kitchen Table Café. Mark Aubrey … more
UPPER DELAWARE REGION — The Delaware River headwaters rise out of the ground in the Catskill Mountains and wind their way 330 miles between New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware to … more
Picture a garbage truck dumping a load of plastic trash into the ocean. Now imagine that happening once every minute for an entire year. That's how much plastic waste enters the oceans … more
LAKE ARIEL, PA — Lacawac Sanctuary Field Station and Environmental Education Center will celebrate its seventh annual Farm to Plate fundraising gala at Watres Lodge at 6 p.m. on Saturday August … more
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