Making a Difference at the Local Level

Are you looking for a way to celebrate Earth Day this weekend?  Our friends at the Belmont Citizens Forum are sponsoring a clean-up of the vacant lot adjacent to the Lions Club along Royal Road this Saturday from 10am - 2pm.  Check out the details here.


Upcoming Sustainable Belmont Meetings    
All events are open and free to the public!

4/29 (Sunday)  Planning Forum: How can Belmont flourish as a sustainabile community?     Do you have a particular topic or issue that you'd like Sustainable Belmont to address over the next year?   Here's your chance to weigh-in and become more engaged with Sustainable Belmont.   As we expand our programming and initiatives, the need for volunteers increases. 
Belmont Hill School - Wadsworth room in the athletic center  1-3:30pm

5/2 (Wednesday) Presentation by David Freudberg, Belmont resident and host of NPR’s  Sunday evening program,   Humankind ,  on his recent public transportation series, Passengers.  David will discuss how our personal transportation choices can have a significant impact on climate change. David's talk will be followed with an update on alternative transportation in Belmont by Energy Committee co-chair Ian Todreas. 
Belmont Public Library Assembly Room  7-9 pm

5/20 (Sunday)  Green Energy Tour of Belmont  Visit 10 locations to learn how homes and businesses are using solar energy, geothermal heat pumps and energy conservation measures to reduce their carbon footprint.   Pick up maps at the Beech Street Center, 266 Beech Street 10am - 2pm.  The tour will run rain or shine 10am - 3pm.

6/6 (Wednesday) - Time Trade Orientation meeting to initiate a Belmont Time Trade circle.  This would allow people to barter hours and skills and become part of a national movement.
Belmont Town Hall Selectmen's Room,  7-9pm

   Kind regards and please stay mindful of your impact on the environment!
   John Kolterman
   chair, Sustainable Belmont

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