Sustainable Arlington

Envision Arlington/Mass. Climate Action Network (MCAN) Chapter

default 1 How plastic bag bans really work to limit plastic pollution

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TEBANY YUNE, MIC

 

In general, plastic bag bans aren’t perfect, wrote policy analyst John Hite for the Conservation Law Foundation, but they’re a good start. ... the bans consistently decreased the overall use of single-use plastic bags. ... he considers the bans a small stepping stone ...  For the full story, click here.

 

Image 2 Jan 4 2020 Plarn Workshop & Community Art Project Popular

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Arlington artist-in-residence Michelle Lougee offers a series of workshops and meet-ups from Jan. to June 2020 for a community art project.  Free. Fun. Engaging.

http://artsarlington.org/artist-in-residence/

default 2019 ENERGY STORIES: ARLINGTON ECOFEST VIDEO INTERVIEWS Popular

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1. Owning and Driving An Electric Vehicle   

2. Owning and Driving a Hybrid Vehicle   

3.  Community Choice Aggregation for "Green" Electricity (electricity bulk purchasing)  

 4.  Moving Beyond Natural Gas to Renewables

5.   HeatSmart for Arlington and Winchester (2019 program)

6.   The 9 R's (Refuse, Reduce, Repurpose, Repair, Etc.)

 

pdf A New England Food Vision Popular

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From Food Solutions New England (http://www.foodsolutionsne.org/), a 48- page report on how New England can provide half of its food needs by 2060.

default Alewife Brook Combined Sewer Overflow Control Progress Update, April 2015 Popular

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... these projects are predicted to reduce average annual CSO volume to Alewife Brook by 85% (from 50 million gallons in 1997 to 7.3 million gallons), reduce the frequency of discharges from 63 times a year to seven times a year on average ...

Image Arlington EcoWeek 2019 Popular

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Event locations all around Town, Download Schedule

Learn, celebrate and take action during this week of ecological inspiration, with something for everyone in Town. Events are free and open to the public. Themes focus on waste reduction, energy efficiency/renewable energy and environmental stewardship.

20+ events taking place at local parks, libraries and community spaces, see the full schedule here.

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pdf Arlington Sustainable Action Plan Popular

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Arlington Sustainable Action Plan

default Combined Sewer Overflows along Alewife Brook Popular

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CSO discharges have ... been reduced by ... 48% since 1987 to the Alewife Brook.  ...  Because of increased health risks associated with CSO discharges ... avoid ... contact with waterbodies during rainstorms and for at least 48 hours following a CSO release ...  

Image Drawdown, Nov. 20, 2019 Winchester event

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Image In the age of coronavirus

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Image March for Science Boston, 2018 Popular

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default Palm Oil Scorecard: Ranking the Biggest Brands in America Popular

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Union of Concerned Scientists

Palm Oil Scorecard: Ranking America’s Biggest Brands on Their Commitment to Deforestation-Free Palm Oil


default Picture Post, a simple tool for citizen science Popular

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Created by John Pickle, DEW Educator, Arlington, MA, and demonstrated at a recent Arlington EcoFest.  Several picture posts have been installed in Menotomy Rocks Park.

default Your Arlington Popular

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Webiste with lots of news about Arlington.

default [Arl] Hazardous Waste PSA, ACMi Popular

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default [Local] Time Trade Circle Popular

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Local to the Arlington area.  They keep track of time. Spend an hour of your time performing a service for somebody else, get credited with one Timebank Hour. You can cash in that Timebank Hour on a service provided by another member of the time bank. Whether you give a music lesson, take care of someone's pet, volunteer at a community center, or help someone get to a doctor's appointment, one actual hour equals one Timebank Hour.