Recently the Yonkers Public Library launched a Zoom program, The New Sustainable You, presented by Crestwood branch staff member Jackie Leone. This program is a collaboration with Friends of Crestwood Library, Yonkers NNORC, WJCS, City Of Yonkers Office of the Aging, and Westchester County Legislator Ruth Walter.
Today (Wednesday, July 21) at 1:00 PM on Zoom, the program will continue with a discussion of how to make choices that help us and our community to achieve a smaller carbon footprint. Please bring your experiences about recycling and sustainable purchases to share with the group.
(To join the Zoom Meeting, go to this link: https://zoom.us/j/94796086558?pwd=NWhBVlByYWZqazE4Nnppc21kd0xEZz09
Meeting ID: 947 9608 6558 Passcode: 138782
Or dial by your telephone +1 929 205 6099 Meeting ID: 947 9608 6558)
Jackie has shared the following to help you find eco-conscious products and grassroots groups:
- Eileen Fisher
- Frank and Oak
- Alternative Apparel
- Ninety Percent
The following will help you find home products such as soaps, cleaners, paper goods, and pet products:
Grove Collaborative. Natural & Organic – home items like cleaners and soaps, etc.
Common Good. Natural & Organic
ECOS. Natural & Organic
PUR Home. Natural & Organic – Bar Shampoo and soap
Thrive Market. Natural & Organic – Food
Branch Basics. Natural & Organic – also Food
Blueland x Reformation – Blueland has plastic free cleaners and laundry soap.