With transportation as Wellesley’s #1 source of greenhouse gas emissions, the featured topic at the next Green Collaborative meeting will be: Beneficial Electrification Through Electric Vehicles.
All are encouraged to join the Green Collaborative Meeting on Thursday, October 24th, from 9 to 11 am in the Wakelin Room of Wellesley Free Library.
Guest speakers include Anna Vanderspek and Benjamin Hartford.
Anna Vanderspek is the Electric Vehicle Program Director of the Green Energy Consumer Alliance. She will be discussing the non-profit’s “Drive Green” program. Learn more about an electric vehicle discount program and ways to educate consumers interested in vehicle electrification.
Benjamin Hartford is the National Accounts Sales Representative of XL Fleet. XL Fleet is a local company that provides electrification solutions for Class 2-6 commercial and municipal vehicles. XL equipment improves vehicle fuel efficiency by 20% to 50%. Thousands of vehicles with XL technology have driven nearly 100 million cumulative miles. These vehicles have saved over 1 million gallons of fuel and eliminated over 13,000 metric tons of CO2 emissions.
Come to Sustainable Wellesley’s Next Action Meeting Sunday, September 15th 2:00 -3:30pm at the Village Churchby Phyllis Theermann September 10, 2019 legislation
Concerned About Your Family’s Health? Want to Make A Difference In Your Community and Meet New People?
Wellesley residents are encouraged to come to the next Sustainable Wellesley action meeting on Sunday, September 15th from 2:00-3:30pm. The meeting will be held in a new location — with handicap accessibility — the parlor at the Wellesley Congregational (“Village”) Church (2 Central St.).
There are many ways Wellesley residents of all ages can make a difference and feel like they are “doing something.” Learn about the many campaigns, projects, and opportunities there are for you to participate in, or bring your own ideas for making a difference, both here in our community and as we work for environmental justice throughout the Commonwealth. No experience necessary; just come with you variety of talents, enthusiasm and knowledge.
Some of the items on the agenda include:
- Gas update: dangerous and costly gas main “blow-offs” and gas leaks
- Sept. 20th Climate Strike
- Solar and other renewable energy opportunities
- Environmental justice
- Environmental Voters initiative
- Food recovery, composting & waste reduction
- Sustainable Fashion!
For more information, contact info@SustainableWellesley.com. To learn more about the not-for-profit organization, go to www.SustainableWellesley.com. Website update is in the works! Let us know if you want to help out on that too.
Thank you to Wellesley Townsman editor, Cathy Brauner, for the handicap accessible meeting room suggestion.