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New Climate Team
President-Elect Biden has a very ambitious plan to confront climate change directly and re-engage with the world community by once again signing on to the Paris Agreement. The President-elect touted his ambitious climate plan, which seeks to end carbon emissions from power plants by 2035 and proposes broader public investmentContinue reading
Climate change affects those who are least responsible
From Bottle Caps to Benches
Every cap or lid that goes into a bench does not go into the landfill. A win-win for us all!”
EarthConnection now has two lovely benches made of recycled plastic caps and lids at the building’s front entrance as well as a large picnic table. Caps continue to arrive daily from across the country. S. Winnie Brubach and service-learning students from Mount St. Joseph University (MSJU) sorted, cleaned, weighed, and prepared the caps for transport. S. Winnie and Administrative Assistant Sue DiTullio drove to Evansville, Indiana to pick up the new bench (185 pounds) and table (550 pounds).