Tag Archives: sustainability

[GBU] Lehigh Valley Mayors’ Sustainability Forum

Join Green Building United to hear from four Lehigh Valley mayors as they present on their accomplishments and  discuss  approaches towards sustainability in the Lehigh Valley. Hear about each community’s commitment to addressing carbon emissions, recycling initiatives, storm water management, and more, all in an effort to make the Lehigh Valley a healthy and livable place for residents and visitors. Governor Wolf challenged […]

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[LAFAYETTE] “An Inconvenient Sequel” Lehigh Valley Screening

Join the Office of Sustainability, Skillman Library, and the Lehigh Valley community for a free screening of Al Gore’s 2017 documentary, “An Inconvenient Sequel.” Stay for networking with organizations like the Alliance for Sustainable Communities, Lehigh Valley Gas Truth, and more. Student poster presentations and an assortment of refreshments will be available. Looking forward to spending Earth Day with our […]

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Farmers Markets

Farmers markets allow shoppers to buy products directly from growers. This means less transportation, handling, and processing of fruits, vegetables, meats, cheeses, and other foods. Food sold at farmers markets is often seasonal, local, and less expensive than traditional supermarkets.   Learn More Benefits of Shopping at Farmers Markets Farmers Markets and Sustainability – USDA   Lehigh Valley Resources 2017 Lehigh […]

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[LVSN] Green Drinks Lehigh Valley

For Your Holiday Feasting: How to Buy Local and Waste Less LaKeisha Thorpe, Bethlehem Food Co-op Madeleine Weko, Muhlenberg College Sustainable eating can be tough – finding food that’s healthy, local, AND affordable is easier said than done, especially around the holidays. How can we eat well all winter and experience good and culturally appropriate food all year? Join us as we […]

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Four Green Technologies Growing Fast Enough To Achieve Zero-Emissions World, IEA Says

An International Energy Agency official claims that there are four sustainable innovations that are on track to “do their part in a zero-carbon-emissions world by mid-century”: electric vehicles, energy storage, solar photovoltaic power, and wind power. This year marks the first time any of these green technologies are on track, which is an important step towards a more sustainable future – but […]

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Plant a Row Lehigh Valley

Plant a Row Lehigh Valley is a hunger relief organization that encourages donations of fresh produce from local gardeners. Participants can either dedicate a row of their garden, or donate excess produce after a harvest. Donations are given to food banks in the Lehigh Valley to help fight food insecurity.     For more information, visit Plant a Row For […]

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