New Dream newsletter: Working Together, More Meaningful Holidays, and Questioning Consumption

Dear New Dreamer, Over the past month, the daily demands from the world of news and politics have been overwhelming, to say the least. Now is the perfect time to recenter our attention on more of what matters: truth, justice, love, and equity. New Dream is refining a shift in focus to help you do just that (read […]

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It’s time to take on the beverage industry

Plastic bottles are a major source of plastic pollution but they don’t need to!  Tell Coca-Cola, PepsiCo & Nestlé: stop blocking container deposits! TAKE ACTION! We pulled off something extraordinary last month. Together with our #breakfreefromplastic movement allies, we mobilized 10,000 people to pick up 187,000 pieces of plastic pollution and then record and report the brands […]

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Thinking different: Stories of seeing transportation in a whole new light

WHAT’S NEW at SUSTAINABLE TRANSPORTATION VT Donuts and Hogwarts: Travel training makes a difference Bethany Fleishman of VItal Communities recounts an outing with first -time riders to introduce them to bus travel in the Upper Valley. Deciding to Stop Wilmot Irish writes about his decision to stop driving at the age of 87. Building the Other Infrastructure […]

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SCC Webinar Nov. 14 — Communicating science through storytelling

“advancing curriculum and faculty development for sustainability in higher education” Communicating science through storytelling to present sustainability issues, research, and solutions SCC Webinar Wednesday, November 14, 2018 1:00 PM Eastern/10:00 AM Pacific “Storytelling for Scientists:  Using Narrative to Achieve More Effective Science Communication” Presenter: Will Hong SUNY-New Paltz Ask any communications specialist how to have a […]

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Upcoming events & classes at City Market

UVM Winter Farmers’ Market: Pumpkin Spice Energy Bites Saturday, November 17, 2018 – 10:00am to 2:00pm UVM Davis Center (map) The Burlington Farmers’ Market goes indoors from November through April and features seasonal meats, produce, and handmade crafts from dozens of local producers. Once a month, stop by our activity table for fun, hands-on activities […]

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Greatest Silence: Rape In Congo Film Screening on 11/17 @

 Join us at 7PM with our friends from Main Street Landing and the Peace & Justice Center on November 17th, 2018. We will be networking for the first half hour with gracious donations from SAP! & Fairy Tale Farm to strengthen the network of advocates for peace in the DRC (Democratic Republic of the Congo).   […]

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The Future of Sustainable Transportation – 11/29

You are invited! The Future of Sustainable Transportation in the City of Burlington Reducing emissions and advancing a healthy, safe and equitable transportation system Thursday, November 29 from 5:30 – 7:30pm Town Center Room at VEIC 128 Lakeside Avenue in Burlington Limited space, please RSVP by November 26th! Click here to learn more and RSVP to attend! […]

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David Blittersdorf speaking at UVM – 11/12

On Monday, November 12, as part of the Energy Action Seminar series, David Blittersdorf will be speaking in Aikin 102 about his career in the renewable sector. As a serial energy entrepreneur, co-founder of NRG systems and founder of All Earth Renewables he examines the impacts of energy use, production, and distribution and suggests various […]

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