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Saturday, September 26, 2020

Environment

Sorting Strategies for a Greener St. John

Pictured above: Harith Wickrema gets the conversation started on how St. John can become a model for recycling and effective waste management. The address...

Island Green Living Sees St. John as a Eco-Friendly Dream

Like this mixed media sculpture. above, made from recycled beverage tops, Virgin Islands policies on recycling are a work in progress.  Photo by Judi Shimel. ST....

IGLA Invites the Public to Sustainability Think Tank of St. John

ST. JOHN, USVI – An incredible panel of environmental thought leaders will share their insights on sustainability, recycling and responsible waste management as part...

Workshop Demonstrates that “Everyone Can Compost”

Pictured above: Lillian Nabwiiri and Dr. Dave Minner demonstrate the Ugandan Keyhole composting system. Photos provided by Amy Roberts. Governor Kenneth Mapp has proclaimed November as...

Scale and Tipping Floor Proposed for Susannaberg Transfer Station

Pictured above: The Waste Management Authority was supposed to start charging residents for dropping off thinks like furniture and appliances but a delay in...

Virgin Islands Joins National Groundwater Research Network

Pictured above: A roadside gauge house set up by the U.S. Geological Survey is expected to collect information on wells in Estate Adrian. Photo by...

New Guidebook Teaches about St. John Trees

We walk among them daily, sometimes conscious of their presence, sometimes not.  Although they’ve been here longer than most of us have, we often...

CBCC Focuses Successful Youth Event on “Too Much Trash: What Do We Do?”

Students at Susannaberg Transfer Station on a field trip with the Coral Bay Community Council. Photos provided by CBCC.  On two recent public school holidays, the...

Plastic ban bill becomes law; Enforcement Starts Jan. 1

Paper or plastic? It won't be a question after Jan. 1, 2017. That' when a new law restricting the use of plastic grocery bags...

Greater or Lesser Yellowlegs? Look at the Bill

When I went to help with the Fish Bay beach cleanup last Saturday I noticed that a few of the island’s migratory shore birds...