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Sustainable South Shore 
(SSSh)
located South of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

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Next Meeting in January 26, 2015 
Potluck starts @ 6 pm; Meeting 7 to 9 pm
at Hingham High School, 17 Union St., Hingham, MA 

Current SSSh Project: School Environmental Clubs

Goal: Work with schools to help create a network of school staff, students and communities to inspire each other
 Please reach out to the high schools in your community to find school staff who advise environmental clubs and/or work with students on recycling or other environmental issues.
E-mail Judeth Van Hamm - one@hullportside.net  with names and contact info. for the schools you find so we/you can invite them to our 
Hingham High SSSh meeting in Jan. 2015.

Check out our new Sustainable South Shore Facebook   Find photos of our trip to the People’s Climate March and a great source of info.

2014 Co-Presidents: Ben Cowie-Haskell  cowhaskie@aol..com; Judeth Van Hamm; Secretary: Janis Owens Treasurer: Sharon St.Ours

2014/2015 SSSh Campaign:
To make "Sustainable Living" a Household Word
Add your e-address to Judeth's SSSh e-list: one@hullportside.net  
For Web updates; Climate Change e-list: nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org

 

Annual Winter SSSh Project:

The SSSh Thermal Imaging Camera, purchased a few years ago with Sustainable Living Expo proceeds, is available for SSSh Town Chapter Leaders to borrow and use. To reserve and other details, email Judeth Van Hamm at e-address above. 
 
NEW Sustainable South Shore Towns
If you are just starting to network with other people in your community or are regrouping, let us know whom you have found to work with. The goal is to have at least two or three people working together in each S. Shore community. Judeth will help you connect with people in your community. Contact Judeth @ 781-925-5665 or e-address above.
 
2014/2015 SSSh Campaign: 
To make "Sustainable Living" a Household Word
 
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Click on Sustainable South Shore Chapters (at top left) for Sustainable South Shore Town Links, updated 8/2014.  Then Click on each Sustainable Town Chapter's websites to learn about what projects each sustainable Town is working on and what each Town has accomplished. Contact Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org with any changes/updates.  Use the information in your own Towns to help start your:  Solar and Wind projects; Community GardensDEP Idle Free Campaign (see link at left); Local Fisheries (SOSSEXI)Farmer's Markets and much more!!

 

Click on the Expo links for information on the annual 2004 - 2012 Sustainable Living Expos to get ideas about how to do a similar event in your own Towns or contact Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org for more info.

 

Featured Websites (click on Links - at left - for more websites)

South Shore Seafood Exchange 2014 Season Begins May 30th

http:www.sossexi.org  Sign up now to reserve Fish Shares 

Solarize Mass - Solar for Your Home or Business

Mass Energy - Energy Efficiency
MA Green Communities
http://www.mass.gov/eea/docs/doer/green-communities/grant-program/map-summary-green-communities.pdf  

Global Warming Solutions from Union of Concerned Scientists:


Sustainable South Shore is a multi-town advocacy group (south of Boston, MA) committed to helping area residents conserve energy, protect the environment and live sustainable lives.  Sustainable South Shore was started in 2004 in Hull, MA and engages in: Creating a vision of a sustainable community; 
Research and analysis; Developing consensus through education, publicity, discussion, and events; Initiating, supporting, and implementing sustainable projects, including sustainable air, water, energy, and bio-system projects; Endeavoring to practice principles of global sustainability in our own lives.  
We seek common ground, helping people feel deeply connected to Earth, knitting together individuals, families, groups and institutions, and creating the emotional and spiritual support of true human community to achieve sustainability.
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2nd ANNUAL SOUTH SHORE CELEBRATION was held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Marshfield, MA Fairgrounds 
Future South Shore Celebrations:  TBA www.SouthShoreCelebration.com
A Collaborative Event that was Sponsored by:
Sustainable South Shore www.sustainablesouthshore.org
edible South Shore www.ediblesouthshore.com
Go Green Web Directory www.gogreenwebdirectory.com
 
 

Membership Form

To become a member of Sustainable South Shore, please see the attached document. 
 
 
 

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Michael Hammond,
Oct 12, 2011, 7:09 PM