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Congratulations to the 2012 Green in Action Winners!

This year the Marist School Environmental Science Class and the Thomas Prince PTA Green Team were selected as the 2012 Green in Action winners! GEF would like to congratulate and thank all the schools and participants who submitted their sustainability … Continue reading

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Sustainable Transportation with the I Ride Green Program

Think about how often you get in your car when, in reality, you could probably walk the short distance.  Each day, Americans travel approximately 15 million miles in car trips, each of which is less than a ½ mile.  These … Continue reading

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The Sound of Sustainable Travel

There’s something about a train whistle that makes me stop what I’m doing to look up over the tops of trees, toward where the sound is coming from. That sound, riding easy on the air, tugs at me every time, … Continue reading

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Jump on the Sustainability Train!

Americans are notorious for driving distances that many other global citizens would balk at. Plenty of unlucky people spend 2 hours or more driving to work every day, and then another two hours to get back home. In Europe, driving for … Continue reading

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