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Join the Sustainable Fairfield Students, FairPLAN, and Mill River Wetland Committee to help clean up disposable masks and PPE from locations around Black Rock Turnpike in Fairfield.
Join us for a conversation with our local legislators from Fairfield as we hold a discussion on how the Town of Fairfield and state of Connecticut can work with citizens to create a more sustainable place.
Coinciding this year with Earth Day, participating shops in downtown Fairfield will be open 10 am to 9 pm, offering patrons an opportunity to browse, shop and truly Love Local with a variety of spring celebratory promotions. The first 100 shoppers to visit the Experience Fairfield tent on Sherman Green after 5 pm will receive a complimentary shopping bag with goodies inside. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be in place, with masks and social distancing required.
Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune in to the SFTF’s YouTube channel to watch the concert LIVE.
Dr. Laura Bozzi, Director of Programs for the Center on Climate Change and Health at the Yale School of Public Health, along with Ruth Canovi, Director of Advocacy in CT for the American Lung Association, and Lisa Deeds, a paramedic with American Medical Response, join us in a discussion of the impacts of climate change on our health , and how they can be addressed.
Fairfield CT, April 15, 2020 – Along with the Earth Day Celebration at the Fairfield YMCA (featuring an array of exciting new electric cars) and a full plate of daily Earth Week webinars, the Sustainable Fairfield Task Force (SFTF) will present a free Zoom-based concert at 7 p.m. on Earth Day itself, April 22. Tune in to the SFTF’s YouTube channel to watch the concert LIVE: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCna7YMyCA4O-b6kEP3DI_zg
The concert will be hosted by Fairfield author/journalist, WPKN radio host and SFTF member Jim Motavalli, and will feature live, environmentally themed music performances, from as far away as Denmark and as close as Fairfield’s back yard.
Kids! Have fun and win prizes during this Eco Trivia Game with Maggie Cozens of Save the Sound. See how much you know about the world around you.
By most accounts, 2020 has been a rough year for the planet. It was the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree according to NASA’s analysis. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the United States’ west coast – and many of the fires were still burning during the busiest Atlantic hurricane season on record.
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: “Eliminating animal products from my diet is too difficult because…”
-I can’t locate a substitute
-There aren’t enough options to choose from
-Dairy alternatives are too expensive
If this sounds like you or someone you know, have no fear! Below are some great options to replace dairy in common foods with ZERO sacrifice. Yup, you read that right.