All Our Energy’s Bring Your Own Bag Rockville Centre team have been very active to transition Rockville Centre to a reusable bag culture.
Now, you can sign the petition and share it here: allourenergy.com/rvcbags
Our volunteers Shelley and Randy and the whole team have been visiting merchants in Rockville Centre and getting much agreement that a transition to reusable bags would benefit the Village of RVC!
Now it’s time for you to sign the petition and take the pledge, too! Help make it a no-brainer for officials to make the change!
Next, we we show “Bag It” at the Rockville Centre Public Library. heres the facebook event:https://www.facebook.com/events/1658656800859309/
Come check it out!
check out our video that explains it all…
Every bag you help us give out eliminates 1000 needless checkout bags from ending up in our environment!
If we can give away 1000, it will eliminate 1 million throwaway bags
You can make this real, tangible impact a reality! Check it out at bit.ly/millionbags
A Big THANK YOU to those who have already donated!
With your help we will fill that need and give away appropriate bags, so everyone can participate and bring their own bag, be a steward of our environment, and proud member who protects our community.
The Long Beach checkout bag law takes effect in just 3 weeks!! We are preparing for the festivities around it. If you would like to join our team for the parade and the art build with our allies, please RSVP Here.
Our volunteer team has been going door to door to merchants to help them with the transition to reusable bags, partner with them for any questions and concerns they still have, and find solutions for bag giveaways. Susan and Joanne are pictured with Natalie Dangerfield (center), owner of Random LB. Also helping have been Jo, Karin, Karen, and Stacy. Thanks for your work to get this done!
Though we’re making progress, there just aren’t enough machine washable, grocery size, reusable bags coming available right now to make sure Long Beach smoothly transitions, and we need to make sure there are.
Join our crowdfund in partnership with Georgia Meckes and LI Greenmarket and help us get 1 million bags off the streets.
Join our crowdfund in partnership with LI Greenmarket. Donate, and get word out. Every bag you help us give out eliminates 1000 needless checkout bags from ending up in our environment! You can make this real, tangible impact a reality! Check it out at bit.ly/millionbags
A Big THANK YOU to those who have already donated!
With the bag ordinance coming into effect in Long Beach on earth day (4/22/17), there is a huge need for reusable bags that are
1. good quality
3. shopping bag size
4. most eco-friendly material we can afford
5. easy to transport and remember to bring.
We are going to fill that need with your help, and with Earth day events coming up, we need bags to give away so everyone can bring their own bag and be a steward of our environment and proud member of our community.
If we can give out 1000 reusable bags it eliminates 1 million checkout bags.
Together, we do great things. I thank you for your support!
To start the year, on Wednesday 1/4/17 at 7pm we will hold an informal talk at Long Beach Public Library
Find out how together, we will support each other in the current political climate. Then, we will strengthen your ability to act, and be the solution to the issues at hand. Teams are forming now that will define our work this year- be a part of it!
Be part of the talk as we team up to discuss how to make our advocacy count this year with your volunteer help.
Help establish our media / quick response team to address the media as well as attacks on social media and other teams.
Work to help Long Beach eliminate single use bags, advocate for renewables-maybe even start our own project, fight bad investments in fossil fuels that can block renewables, and insist leaders take climate action.
We will talk of advocacy in the new bullying atmosphere, as environmental gains brace for attack. Instead, let’s build your power and organize around a message that makes the most impact.
Thursday 12/15/16 @ 7pm
111 West Park Avenue
2nd Floor Auditorium (elevator access available)
Long Beach, New York 11561
Event on Facebook
Now is the time, the danger to 40+ years of environmental gains is real, and we can’t allow them to be taken away.
Join and support our grassroots efforts to act on climate change, fight for a renewable energy economy, and protect who and what we love.
Together with you, we will lead the way and meet the challenges to come, head on: socially, environmentally, and politically.
It’s all Interconnected.
Let’s talk about how, let’s talk about 2017, and let’s empower everyone to take action.
The only way is forward, together!
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Thanks to all that came out to our December Beach Sweep, including Councilwoman Anissa Moore!
94 lbs of yucky garbage, plastic bags, recyclables and debris removed.
4 grody cups, 3 garbage bags, 2 styrofoam blocks and a partridge in a pear tree.
Okay just a tire, but we’re trying to get into the season.
Thanks for the gift of your help and camaraderie to make our beach shine.
Thanks to our partners The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, Surfrider Foundation- Central Long Island Chapter,City of Long Beach, New York (OFFICIAL) and the BYO Bag LB team.
Saturday December 3. 2016 10am
December Beach Sweep
1 Neptune Blvd, (at the beach)
Long Beach, NY 11561
Join our final beach clean up of the season.
All Our Energy, the BYO Bag LB campaign, Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, Surfrider Foundation Central LI Chapter, the City of Long Beach and others will get out to clean the beach one last time for 2016. Let’s make it count!
All Our Energy, in association with Sierra Club Long Island Group, announce the winner and runners-up of our inaugural Fall 2016 Long Island College Student Poster Design / Art Contest.
Art submissions came from students attending colleges across Nassau and Suffolk. With the local environmental world abuzz about upcoming off shore wind farms and other renewable energy projects, it is an exciting time for Long Island’s environmental future. We decided it was time to bring art into our world, and bring that excitement to life with work from local artists.
Our contest winner is Kelsey Kresge of Hofstra University’s “Refocus Our Energy”. Runners-up are Aly Miller of Stony Brook University’s “The Future is in Our Hands”, Rachel Choi of New York Institute of Technology Old Westbury’s “For a Brighter, Cleaner Tomorrow”, and Allison Wolf of Hofstra University’s “Source of Life”.
Students were offered a $300 prize and received leeway to create their most original and inspiring artwork and concepts, in hopes of generating new ideas, and they did not disappoint.
We are grateful to all the entrants who shared their ideas and creativity with us to help inspire Long Island to embrace a clean energy future. We thank our winner, our runners up, our judges and our partners at Sierra Club Long Island Group who all helped this first contest succeed.
Saturday November 5, 2016 was the “Brighten the Bay” clean up on the Long Beach Bay front.
Can you guess how many pounds of trash and recyclables were removed?
Considering we had all our buckets completely filled within 5 minutes and had to make an emergency run for more contractor bags, If you said anything less than 1,100 pounds, it would be too low. Yes, that’s not a typo- eleven hundred.
There were empty propane tanks, bicycles, furniture, engine parts, dock materials, building materials, and all sorts of other discarded items.
We also compiled 5 contractor bags of recyclable bottles, cans, metals, plastics, etc.
Thanks to Surfrider Foundation- Central Long Island Chapter, The Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation, BYO Bag LB, Long Beach Martin Luther King Center and the City of Long Beach for coming together for this.
Together, we all made a huge difference!