Stories about Local Champions
The Local Champions Blog highlights some of the amazing work our community accomplishes and motivates us all to work better together. We are lucky to work with so many champions who are a model for positive behavior change and influence us to go the extra mile. Our local champions are building connections within the community every day. Filter our stories by categories listed below or browse them all. We hope you’re inspired by the local champions in our community, too!
Sustainable Connections program areas:
Food & Farming
Think Local First
Toward Zero Waste
Food Recovery Program
Energy and Green Building
Sustainability Spotlights by Peak Sustainability:
Bellingham Public Schools
Holly’s Meat Pies
Brio Laundry and Cleaners
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PSE Awards Sustainable Connections Solar Grant
MEDIA RELEASE PSE awards more than $1 million in solar installation grants All 15 recipients offer support services to low-income and BIPOC community members within PSE’s service area BELLEVUE, Wash. (Feb. 25, 2021) – As an ongoing effort to provide assistance to...
I Really Love Y’all
By Mark Peterson I can honestly say that I have never worked at a place quite like Sustainable Connections (SC). There are so many things that make this organization special and someone could write an enthralling short novel about the stories, shenanigans and massive...
Local Collaboration for the Win!
By Mark Peterson It was with great trepidation I listened to the presentation at our last Solid Waste Advisory Committee meeting. The discussion centered around the ramifications of what may come to pass as we looked at the impending closure of a longtime recycling...
Find Sweet Treats with the Sweet Sixteen
Contact: Amy Vergillo, Communications Director Phone: 360-647-7093 x105 E-mail: Amy@sustainableconnections.org More Info: www.thinklocalfirst.org www.sustainableconnections.org/sasquatchs-sweet-sixteen/ FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE BELLINGHAM, WA, February 1, 2021 –...
Sasquatch’s Sweet Sixteen
Sixteen Delicious Local Treats If you didn’t know, Sasquatch has a sweet tooth, and he loves using the Whatcom Think Local First gift card to buy sweet treats all over Whatcom County. With Valentine ’s Day coming up, we wanted to share Sasquatch’s Sweet 16 with you –...
Waste – Creatively Speaking
By Mark Peterson As we head into what appears to be another tumultuous year for so many aspects of business and our daily lives, the world of solid waste will be no different and won’t be spared the inevitable disruptions we will all face. Lately, I have been reading...