Stepping towards a Better Environment – Converting to Clean Elect

By Laura Kosbar While many of the changes you may need to make to reduce your carbon footprint – such as getting a more fuel efficient or electric vehicle, upgrading your heating/cooling systems, or upgrading appliances – may take some planning and/or initial cash outlay, converting your electricity to “clean” generation sources is easy, quick, can even save you money…

Stepping Towards a Better Environment

By Robert DeAngelis Let’s make the world a cleaner, safer and healthier place. Like Michael Jackson said many years ago, we need to look at the “man in the mirror.” Why blame someone else, or wait for others to drive change? If each of us steps up to our individual responsibility, we can collectively make a big difference, starting today….

Yorktown100 plans for a greener future

By Katherine Borchert Yorktown100, a group of Yorktown residents, aims to reduce the town’s carbon emissions by 100 percent by 2040. “Green-house gas emissions have risen dramatically since the Industrial Revolution, causing a plethora of adverse effects” said member Cara Donohoe. “Gasses such as carbon dioxide are released as a by-product of fossil fuel combustion and trap heat in the…

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