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Reduce Rain Runoff

In 2015, Sustainable Long Island (SLI), launched the “Reduce Rain Runoff” initiative, a rainwater capture and storm water management program, in order to emphasize the importance of community green infrastructure practices. Since then Sustainable Long Island has continued to be the driving force behind many of Long Island’s raingardens. SLI has worked with Landscape […]

Interactive Workshops

The Region’s Resilient Resource

Recent natural disasters, including Superstorm Sandy, have highlighted the need for communities and societies to be resilient in the face of unexpected and constantly changing environmental challenges. Many will agree that one of the biggest environmental challenges facing Long Island, both now and in times of disaster, is the region’s […]

Annual Conference 2015

Sustainable Long Island’s Ninth Annual Sustainability Conference SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

Sustainable Long Island held its Ninth Annual Sustainability Conference on Friday, April 17, 2015 at the Carlyle on the Green at Bethpage State Park – focusing on the theme of “Sustainable Solutions.” The conference was highlighted by a keynote address provided by Bernadette Castro, former […]

High School Fellowship

High School Fellowship: Year Eight

The 2016-2017 Fellowship includes:

Paige Bzdyk– Junior, Babylon High School

Sarah Baylis– Senior, South Side High School

Miranda Raiford– Senior, Floral Park Memorial High School

Michael Higgins– Senior, Sachem High School East

Sustainable Long Island’s High School Fellowship Program recently began its eighth year of engaging other young […]

Sustainable Long Island Is Closing Down Its Operations

Farmingdale, NY – Sustainable Long Island will close its operations on November 30, 2017. Over the past two decades, Sustainable Long Island spearheaded the sustainability movement on Long Island through economic development, environmental health, and social equity. As a catalyst and facilitator of community planning, Sustainable Long Island worked across the region with leaders and […]

Food Equity

Access to fresh, healthy, affordable, local food

Throughout the course of nearly two dozen community planning projects, Sustainable Long Island has identified common issues among communities across the region. One of these common problems is the issue of food equity – the notion that access to fresh produce and healthy food options is not […]

SUSTAINABLE LONG ISLAND IS CLOSING DOWN ITS OPERATIONS

Farmingdale, NY – Sustainable Long Island will close its operations on November 30, 2017. Over the past two decades, Sustainable Long Island spearheaded the sustainability movement on Long Island through economic development, environmental health, and social equity. As a catalyst and facilitator of community planning, Sustainable Long Island worked across the region with […]