Sustainable South Shore 
located South of Boston, Massachusetts, USA

2014/2015 Co-Presidents: 
Ben Cowie-Haskell, cowhaskie@aol.com; Judeth Van Hamm, one@hullportside.net; 
Secretary: Janis Owens Treasurer: Sharon St.Ours

Next Sustainable South Shore Meeting: TBA 

Thank you to Mary O'Donnell and everyone involved with the August 24, 2015 Meeting at Greenway Farm, Kingston, MA. See SSSh Chapters Kingston link for the Greenway Farm and No Fossil Fuel links.

Care for Our Common Home 

During the week of Sept. 21-28, when Pope Francis visits America, several groups of activitists and members of local churches will be fasting in solidarity with the Pope's Encyclical Laudate Si' - On Care for Our Common Home.  A daily action will take place at the Fore River Bridge - Weymouth side from 7-9 AM and again from 4-6 PM. We must take collective action now on Climate Change. The groups are demanding that F.E.R.C., Federal Energy Regulatory Commission:

  • Issue no new fossil fuel permits to the Oil and Gas Industry
  • No Compression Station in Weymouth, MA
  • Renewable Energy now!



SSSh 2014/2015 GOALS

1. Connecting school green teams. 

2. Climate strategy on the South Shore. Making the big picture local.    

3. Making “sustainable living” a household phrase in your community.

Current 2015 SSSh Projects: 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.

Sustainable South Shore Facebook   Find photos of our trip to the People’s Climate March Fall of 2014 and a great source of climate change information. 

Thursday, March 19,2014/2015 SSSh Campaign:

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

Featured Websites (click on Links - at left - for more websites) To add more websites (or delete old ones), contact nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org 

South Shore Seafood Exchange: 2015 Season

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

Solarize Mass: Solar for Your Home or Business

Solarize Quincy 2015: http://www.solarizequincy.weebly.com/
Mass Energy: Energy Efficiency http://www.massenergy.org/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:



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 @ one@hullportside.net 


Annual Winter SSSh Project: The SSSh Thermal Imaging Camera, purchased a few years ago with Sustainable Living Expo (Hull) proceeds, is available for SSSh Town Chapter Leaders to borrow and use. To reserve and other   details, email Judeth Van Hamm at one@hullportside.net . 


Click on the SSSh Chapters (at Top left) for SSSh Town Links, updated 7/2015. Learn what each SSSh Town is working on and has accomplished. Use the info. to help start projects in your own Towns. Contact Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org with any changes or updates. Solar and Wind projectsCommunity GardensDEP Idle Free Campaign (see link at left); Local Fisheries (SOSSEXI)Farmer's Markets and much more!!

Click on the Expo links (at left) for information on the past annual 2004 - 2012 Sustainable Living Expos, held in Hull, MA to get ideas about how to plan and organize a similar event in your own Towns or contact Organizer, Nancy Kramer at nancy@sustainablesouthshore.org for more info.



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.
2nd ANNUAL SOUTH SHORE CELEBRATION was held on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Marshfield, MA Fairgrounds. www.SouthShoreCelebration.com
These Collaborative Events were Sponsored by:
Sustainable South Shore;
edible South Shore www.ediblesouthshore.com and 
Go Green Web Directory www.gogreenwebdirectory.com

Membership Form

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

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