Greenwich Sustainability Committee

Recent Posts

ONE LAND: Soil is the Foundation of a Living Planet

Compost Tea:
Fill a 5-gallon bucket with water and let it stand overnight to allow the chlorine to evaporate out of the water.
Stir in 2 cups of compost and allow to ferment for 24 hours.
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What You Need to Know Before Buying an Electric Car

To learn more about how to make the right choice, what you need to know about charging your EV, range anxiety, and how to lower your costs with purchase and charging incentives, register for this new and exciting webinar. Continue Reading →

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The Lowdown on Runoff: Keep Water Clean

We’ve all seen them. Floating rainbow swirls in ponds, yellow foam in eddys, streams peppered with plastic straws, and dead fish washed up on shores. All testament to the pollution entering our waterways. How did it get there? Our first thought may be industrial drain pipes, but there is an even bigger culprit, with a clumsier name: nonpoint source pollution. Continue Reading →

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Water in Greenwich – Too Much? Too Little?

“Our Greenwich reservoirs are generally full by spring. However, the large summer demand for water, coupled with climatic changes have meant that our reservoir system, alone, can no longer sustain us through our increasingly hot and dry summers because of our penchant for extensive lawns and irrigation.” – Elizabeth Dempsey Continue Reading →

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