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Green 2.0 Summer Fellow Andres Vivero is owner and founder of LB Glass Pickup, a curbside glass recycling company operating in Northern Virginia. In this blog, Andres discusses the complications of glass recycling and how his business works to increase recycling accessibility within his community and beyond.

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Rethinking Schoolyards with Tribal Communities

Diane Regas is the president and CEO of Trust for Public Land (TPL), a national nonprofit that works to connect everyone to the benefits and joys of the outdoors. As a leader in equitable access to the outdoors, TPL works with communities to create parks and protect public land where they are needed most. In this blog, Diane discusses the recent opening of the Chiloquin Elementary schoolyard and how a new pilot program is leading the way for more community schoolyards around the country.
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The Critical Importance of Inclusive Environmental Sustainability Initiatives for a Participatory and Fair Blue Economy in Puerto Rico

In this blog, Angel and Edwin discuss how Puerto Rico’s recent bankruptcy, hurricanes, earthquakes, and socioeconomic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic have provided a unique opportunity to comprehensively incorporate these issues into the formulation of a new economic model that prioritizes sustainable economic growth, climate change, natural disaster risks, and public health issues: the blue economy.
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Who is Leading the Way to a Better Future?

Who is Leading the Way to a Better Future? By Cynthia Hoyle In this blog Cynthia Hoyle, Sierra Club Board Member, shares her journey to a leadership role in the environmental movement and how it ties into advancing racial equity. She also explores the importance of diverse organizations and what the appointment of Sierra Club’s new…
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Decolonizing Power and Rebuilding Trust

In the film Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust, intergenerational women from Native American, Japanese American, and rancher communities form an unexpected alliance to defend their land and water. In this blog we hear from Ann Kaneko, Director and Producer of Manzanar, Diverted, and Impact Producer Jin Yoo-Kim on how they centered community and consent in their filmmaking process
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Revolutionizing the Environmental Movement by Centering Communities

Yesenia Rivera is the Executive Director of Energy Allies. As ED, Yesenia centers climate-impacted communities in clean energy projects, policy advocacy, and education. Yesenia has been a community organizer from the start, working alongside climate-impacted communities. Her first-hand experiences of energy insecurity mobilized her to advocate for eliminating barriers to solar for all. In this post, Yesenia shares how her grounding in community activism has informed the brand and programmatic transformation of the NGO she leads to create true allyship with local climate-impacted communities.
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