That Tuesday in September

By Aaron Hersum I came to my first Boston Area Sustainability Group (BASG) event in September of 2015. My goals were simple: network and get a job. In all honesty, the reason I offered to write for BASG was to promote myself to potential employers. Attending Sustainability & Careers on Tuesday gave me feelings of … Continue reading That Tuesday in September

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“I’ll have some of that Somerville please.” (Or, how you can make your community more sustainable.)

by Tilly Pick When was the last time you were truly in awe about sustainability progress? Last Tuesday, May 2, is my answer. I was one of 40-50 sustainability-minded people gathered at the Venture Café in Cambridge that had the opportunity to hear firsthand about a community here in the Boston area that is on … Continue reading “I’ll have some of that Somerville please.” (Or, how you can make your community more sustainable.)

The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability

by Aaron Hersum and Tilly Pick It may be one of the most fundamental questions environmentalists ask- maybe less of a question and more of a concern: Is all the “stuff” we make and consume each day destroying our environment? This month, the Boston Area Sustainability Group (BASG) invited Juliet Schor, Professor of Sociology at … Continue reading The Unsuspecting Impact of Minimalism on Sustainability