Fairfielders, if you have not already had the pleasure of meeting Brad Kerner, The Eco Dude, you are in for a treat. Local dad and eco-enthusiast Brad has boundless energy and a knack for inspiring people to reduce the amount of waste they generate. Brad has created an awesome (I mean really awesome) free recyclingContinue reading “Recycling Guide for Fairfield by The Eco Dude!”
The Sustainable Fairfield Task Force is gearing up (pun intended) to present a showcase of electric vehicles (EVs) for your viewing pleasure! Come whet your appetite for the ride of your future, meet current EV owners, and get all your questions answered. This will be a mini-version of our annual autumn event, the Green WheelsContinue reading “Fairfield’s Drive Electric Earth Day!”
Mill River Wetland Committee (MRWC) announces 3 Fairfield cleanups as part of their2021 celebration of Earth Month. MRWC and Action Waste have partnered withorganizations across the spectrum of Fairfield’s environmental advocacy groups to offeropportunities for citizens of all ages to combat plastic litter, including the increased useof personal protective equipment (PPE) like masks, wipes, andContinue reading “Join MRWC in Local Cleanups this Earth Month”
Mill River Wetland Committee and Sustainable Fairfield Task Force have joined forces to offer Nature’s Tapestry, one of MRWC’s new community programs on Thursday, April 22nd at 4pm. This will be a great way to celebrate Earth Day and give the kids a chance to vibe with Mother Nature. This year MRWC developed a suiteContinue reading “Celebrate Earth Day at the Mill River”
The pandemic has driven home the importance of having a stable local food system. Many people were affected by supply shortages of one kind or another, and we all became keenly aware of how disruptions to our supply chains can cause a great deal of anxiety if not scarcity of resources. For many people, thisContinue reading “Support Local Farms- Join a CSA!”
With a little bit of know-how and adventurous spirit, home gardening can be a very economical way to grow nutritious food for yourself, get you outside for some fresh air, and solidify your connection to the nature in your own backyard. Starting your own plants from seed is the most economical way to fill outContinue reading “Spring into Gear with Seeds!”
Perhaps you have been lucky enough to catch a glimpse of young Fairfield resident Michael Terranova zooming around town on his beloved electric scooter. What a cool ride! This is the Razor EcoSmart 500-watt electric scooter that can travel up to 18 mph (and more on the downhill). It goes 12 miles on a singleContinue reading “One inspired ride!”
The Union of Concerned Scientists has extensively explored questions around the environmental impact of EVs as compared to gasoline vehicles.