During the 2019 holiday season the United States Postal Service shipped an estimated one billion cardboard boxes full of electronics, polystyrene foam, and miles of plastic.
Some New Jersey residents fighting for the elimination of single-use plastic bags got a New Year’s Day gift last week when it was announced that 10 towns and one county had banned the bags, plastic straws, and expanded polystyrene (Styrofoam) from further use.
Wondering what to do with your holiday tree? Review this list of ideas and consider how you might keep the season going.
In a town with so many high-powered organizations, Sustainable Princeton (SP), the Bayard Rustin Center for Social Justice (BRC), and the Coalition for Peace Action (CFPA) seemed to grab a particularly large share of the headlines in 2019.
At the end of January 2020, it will be one year since Princeton suspended its curbside composting program – the first such program in New Jersey.
On Friday, Dec. 6, about 40 demonstrators gathered in Hinds Plaza to take part in the Princeton Climate Strike. The strike was one of dozens of similar events across the nation and across the world.
“We are excited about our new website and visual identity,” said SP Executive Director Molly Jones. “The new logo embodies the urgency of our work.”
We are so pleased to share our newly-designed brand identity and website. Imagine what your support can do! On #GivingTuesday, we hope you will consider a donation to Sustainable Princeton.
Local residents will have opportunities to stand up for the environment at two events in the coming week: “OptOutside” on November 29, and Sustainable Princeton’s “Shrink Your Footprint: On the Go” on December 4.
Princeton has no oceans to flood its streets and no forests where wildfires can burn out of control, but it is not immune to the consequences of climate change. But if Christine Symington gets her way, the town …