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Philly Thrive

Posted October 14, 2019

Page under construction 10/14/19 Mission: Our mission is help everyone to understand that we all have the right to breathe. Fossil fuels threaten the lives of Philadelphians everyday. It causes asthma, cancer, and other health effects among residents, and brings safety hazards such as explosive oil trains and gas pipelines, disproportionately impacting low-income families and […]

John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum

Posted October 14, 2019

Updated 10/14/19 About John Heinz National Wildlife Refuge at Tinicum is America’s First Urban Refuge and was established in 1972 for the purpose of preserving, restoring, and developing the natural area known as Tinicum Marsh, to promote environmental education, and to afford visitors an opportunity to study wildlife in its natural habitat. The refuge houses […]

Lower Merion Climate Action Coalition

Posted October 14, 2019

Under construction: 10/14/19 Mission: Lower Merion Climate Action Coalition (LMCAC) is an organizing umbrella for educators and organizations committed to addressing sustainability and climate challenges within Lower Merion Township through education, responsible practice, and community engagement. LMCAC aims to: Promote environmental education within and beyond the classroom, especially leveraging local opportunities Collaborate and share information […]

Norris Square Neighborhood Project

Posted January 13, 2017

Updated 10/9/19 Norris Square Neighborhood Project promotes positive change through youth education, community leadership, green spaces, the arts and the celebration of Latino culture. NSNP envisions a community where youth and adults can positively engage one another, promote cultural awareness and preservation, and advocate for a healthier future for their neighborhoods. NSNP aspires to connect generations […]

PennEnvironment

Posted February 18, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: PennEnvironment is a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy organization focused on issues of special importance to the state of Pennsylvania. A constituent of the national organization Environment America, PennEnvironment works to better the environment through a number of approaches, including the protection of the natural heritage and health of residents, and promotion of […]

Weavers Way Cooperative Association

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: Weavers Way Cooperative Association is a member-owned, cooperative grocery store with locations in Ambler, West Mt. Airy, and Chestnut Hill. The association’s mission is to operate a grocery-based consumer organization that is owned and governed by its members, and to build community, both within its membership and in the Northwest Philadelphia area. […]

Center for Environmental Transformation

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: Founded by a Roman Catholic community, the Center for Environmental Transformation directs its efforts to all people, particularly those who live in the neighborhood of Waterfront South and the City of Camden, NJ.  The mission of the CFET is to educate people into a more environmentally responsible way of living. They seek […]

Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: The mission of the Sustainable Business Network is to build a just, green, and thriving economy in the Greater Philadelphia region. The SBN of Greater Philadelphia accomplishes this by educating and growing a broad base of local, independent businesses and educating policymakers and the public. Service/Programs Offered: Initiatives include the Buy Local […]

United By Blue

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Mission: United By Blue is a unique outdoor apparel store/coffee shop located in Old City Philadelphia that is driven by the idea of associating the sale of each product with a concrete environmental action. For every product sold, UBB removes one pound of trash from oceans and waterways through company organized and hosted […]

Greenstreet Coffee Roasters

Posted January 28, 2016

Updated 10/9/19 Greenstreet Coffee Roasters is a local business which roasts specialty organic and fair trade coffees. Volunteer opportunities are available for students interested in sustainability and entrepreneurship. Website: http://greenstreetcoffee.com/ Email: greenstreetroasters@gmail.com Address: 1101 Spruce St, Philadelphia, PA 19107 *This site is accessible via public transportation from the Bryn Mawr campus. Please see transportation reimbursement policy.

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