Suffolk County Considering Law Banning Plastic Bags

Suffolk County is considering legislation that would ban single-use plastic bags and placing a fee on paper bags at checkout counters in order to encourage reusable bag use. Sustainable LI has signed on as an organization in support of passing this law.

Plastic bags litter our communities, pollute waterways, kill wildlife, waste natural resources, and […]

Sustainable Long Island Awarded $10,000 from Wells Fargo

Sustainable Long Island announced it has been awarded $10,000 from Wells Fargo to aid in providing technical assistance and guidance to seven youth-staffed farmers’ market in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. These markets are based in Roosevelt, North Bellport, Flanders, New Cassel, Freeport, Wyandanch, and Great Neck.

These farmers’ markets provide historically underserved communities with […]