Sustainability Month 2018 Archives - Generocity Philly

Sustainability Month 2018

Comcast recycled 130K pounds of cable from the Philly region last month alone purpose

Jul. 31, 2018 12:42 pm

Comcast recycled 130K pounds of cable from the Philly region last month alone

The Northeast Division's senior director of environmental health and safety and head of sustainability, David Newman, on how the biggest corporation in Philadelphia thinks about sustainability.
Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity results

Jul. 24, 2018 4:26 pm

Farm for the City: Growing an urban garden near City Hall to fight food insecurity

Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's garden at Thomas Paine Plaza is providing fresh produce for Broad Street Ministry and addressing the importance of community gardens through September.
How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia method

Jul. 13, 2018 12:50 pm

How ReStore’s self-sustaining revenue model supports local housing in Philadelphia

Habitat for Humanity Philadelphia CEO Corinne O'Connell explains the on-mission success of the nonprofit's social enterprise arm.
This meetup is for Philly women who want to live zero-waste lives purpose

Jul. 13, 2018 10:20 am

This meetup is for Philly women who want to live zero-waste lives

Women for a Sustainable Philadelphia's second event is this Tuesday. Here's what to expect.
Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind funding

Jul. 12, 2018 1:16 pm

Sustainable clothing brand Grant Blvd sews with criminal justice reform in mind

The forthcoming, Philly-based social enterprise will donate a book to someone in prison for every item sold and plans to teach returning citizens to make clothes.
United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways purpose

Jul. 12, 2018 10:13 am

United By Blue is on tour to clean the country’s waterways

The Bluemovement Road Trip kicked off in Richmond on June 1 and will finish in Urbana, Il. on Aug. 3, with stops in Arizona, South Dakota and more in between.
Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products results

Jul. 6, 2018 11:14 am

Philabundance launched Abundantly Good, a social enterprise for ‘upcycled’ food products

Proceeds from sales of its first product, cheese, support the rescuing of surplus milk from Lancaster dairy farmers to make free cheese for the nonprofit's clients.
This local environmentalist wants to get dads talking about climate change purpose

Jul. 5, 2018 7:41 am

This local environmentalist wants to get dads talking about climate change

"If we collaborate, exchange ideas, share experiences and create new tools, I predict that more families will make small but important changes that help combat climate change," writes Climate Dads founder Ben Block.
This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July purpose

Jun. 29, 2018 11:45 am

This traveling carnival/arts fest/eco-village is coming to Philly in July

Carnival de Resistance "simultaneously resists patterns of oppression while attempting to incarnate the more just and beautiful world we believe is possible," says its founder.

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