Archive for April 2011

Healthy Drinking Water for Berne Knox Westerlo Elementary Students

April 29, 2011

By Lisa Chase, Go Green Committee Chair, BWK PTA, Environmental Community Activist How to teach the three “R”s and provide healthy drinking water to Berne Knox Westerlo Elementary School students?  That was the question the  BKW PTA Go Green Team contemplated after deciding that reducing the plastic waste stream at the elementary school should be on [...]

Community Catalyst Fund Supports “Kid Power”

April 29, 2011

By Janine Novak, Park Lake School PTA On Friday, March 4, 2011, through a grant from the Community Catalyst Fund, the students and staff at Park Lake School in New Jersey were presented with an absolutely delightful performance, “Kid Power and the Planet Protectors.”  We learned about effective ways to preserve our environment by recycling, [...]

The NH RGGI Race: Reform or Repeal?

April 28, 2011

     Roger Stephenson, APR  Vice President for Programs           I decided to live tweet the  proceedings of last week’s NH Senate Hearing on HB 519 – the repeal of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative in the Granite State.  My reactions: outside the hearing, as evidenced from the Twitterverse, there is a [...]

RGGI, Andrew Jackson, and Danny Webster

April 8, 2011

  Roger Stephenson, APR Vice President for Programs     So the Washington-based Americans for Prosperity is now running radio ads to repeal RGGI in New Hampshire.    Lets review the facts: RGGI proceeds now benefit NH towns, businesses and schools. If repealed, NH people and businesses still pay in, but all the money goes to Connecticut, [...]

Local Matters – to Whole Foods Market and to Us

April 7, 2011

        Roger Stephenson, APR Vice President for Programs             It is a pleasure working with Whole Foods Market Team Leaders and Team Members as we approach April 12,  the 5% Day dedicated to benefitting Clean Air-Cool Planet’s sustainability programs in communities and on campuses.  Local matters to Whole [...]

Our Friends at Whole Foods Market

April 5, 2011

    Roger Stephenson, APR Vice President for Programs                                                                                                                                                        On April 12, the famous 5% Day at Whole Foods Market stores in CT NY and NJ will benefit Clean Air-Cool Planet. We’re very grateful for the support, and grateful for a company that employees thousands and walks the sustainability path.  Really - let’s give a [...]

Verizon earns nod for powering up green vehicles!

April 1, 2011

   Bob Sheppard Vice President of CA-CP’s      Corporate Program If you think it hurts when you fill with $ 4 gallon gas at the pump  imagine what it’s like for one of the nation’s largest vehicle fleets. President Obama met today in Maryland with executives from FedEx, UPS, AT&T, PepsiCo and Verizon who deal with that reality daily.  These [...]


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