A Message From Sarah Lansdale

♦ The current issue of Sustainable Long Island’s enewsletter provides a special message from Sarah Lansdale. Click here to view…

Levitt Foundations Awards $25,000 Grant to Sustainable Long Island

Sustainable Long Island has received a $25,000 grant from the Levitt Foundation in support of the organization’s 3rd Annual High School Fellowship. Sustainable Long Island’s High School Fellowship employs high school juniors and seniors across Long Island to work closely with staff on community planning and revitalization projects.

“With the Levitt Foundation’s generous funding, Long […]

One bank we really need – In My Humble Opinion (Newsday)

♦ Over time our roads, bridges and sewer systems face the inevitable fate of deteriorating and becoming outdated. The necessity to find a solution for meeting the future needs for Long Island infrastructure is becoming stronger by the day. So what can we do?

One emerging idea is the formation of regional infrastructure banks, which […]

LICA seeks new standards for “green” asphalt that recycles blacktop and reduces taxpayers’ burden

♦ Citing the leadership role of Brookhaven Township, the Long Island Contractors’ Association (LICA) today called for a sweeping revision of municipal regulations across the region that would permit the use of recycled asphalt materials to help address a historically high number of potholes while driving down the cost of repair to the taxpayer.

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Cablevision Editorials: Response to “Reprieve for Long Island Bus”

♦ Cablevision Editorials recently published an editorial on the plan to privatize Long Island Bus. Below is the original piece “Reprieve for Long Island Bus,” followed by Sustainable Long Island’s response.

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Who’s Living Green? – Artineh Havan is doing her part as Earth Day rapidly approaches.

♦ With Earth Day quickly approaching on April 22, many of us have shown a strong interest and support of environmental issues world-wide. Sustainable Long Island has recently teamed up with Patch.com to bring you an environmentally healthy related column each week leading up to Earth Day. Below is our third piece on a […]

National Volunteer Week – We’d like to say thank you!

♦ This week is National Volunteer Week and we’d like to take this opportunity to show our appreciation to the individuals who dedicate themselves to taking action and solving problems in their communities by volunteering. Thank you to our current volunteers Nancy Guarino, Karla Miranda, and Jane Thomas for all their hard work and dedication […]

Five Things You Didn’t Realize You Can Recycle

♦ With Earth Day quickly approaching on April 22, many of us have shown a strong interest and support of environmental issues world-wide. Sustainable Long Island has recently teamed up with Patch.com to bring you an environmentally healthy related column each week leading up to Earth Day. Below is our second piece on recycling:

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Sustainable LI provides testimony as EPA holds forum in Wyandanch

♦ The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has chosen Wyandanch as one of several sites around the country in which to host a community “listening session.”

The session will take place Today (4/6/2011) at 1 p.m. in the Wyandanch Community Resource Center. It is part of the EPA’s Sustainable and Healthy Communities Research Program and is […]

Five Everyday Things You Can Do to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

♦ With Earth Day quickly approaching on April 22, many of us have shown a strong interest and support of environmental issues world-wide. Sustainable Long Island has recently teamed up with Patch.com to bring you an environmentally healthy related column each week leading up to Earth Day. Below is our first piece on reducing your […]