Monies for community EV charging stations
As part of the 2021 $700 million in federal grants are available for years 2022 and 2023, with more monies available for subsequent years.
Application (first available 4/14/23): https://www.fhwa.dot.gov/environment/cfi/
Electronics recycling (for anything that turns on and off)
Saturday April 1 9am-1pm at Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave.
Sponsored by Weavers Way
Most items free (not older CRTs and monitors, air conditioners, dehumidifiers, air purifiers, flatscreen TVs, microwaves, computer monitors, batteries), but suggested donation of $10-$20
The Green Living Plan (for Philadelphia)
Developed by13 local environmental and neighborhood organizations in partnership with academia. A community-based, environmental justice approach.
Access the plan document: https://green-living-plan.prod.phs-assembly.apos.dev/?aposShareKey=cle8m6bb
Mayoral Candidate Forum about the plan: Wed. March 29 6-8pm at the Academy of Natural Sciences (19th St. and Ben Franklin Parkway) moderated by WURD
Seating is limited, so RSVP at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-green-living-plan-mayoral-candidate-forum-tickets-557023581527
The Schuylkill Center Environmental Justice Discussion
Three panelists, Genevieve LaMarr LeMee of Philadelphia’s Environmental Justice Advisory Commission, Jerome Shabazz of Overbrook Environmental Education Center, and Maurice Sampson of Clean Water Action, to discuss Philadelphia’s environmental justice landscape. Attendance is free but donations are welcome. Register to receive the event link.
March 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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