Welcome to the GrowWNY Blog, an open forum for discussion on all things green. Here you will find blog posts on a variety of topics, submitted by our GrowWNY Team, our WNY Environmental Alliance member organizations, and members of the WNY community. Are you interested in submitting your story? We are happy to accept public submissions. Click here to submit a blog and review the Policy for Posting.  If you don’t have a blog you can still contribute to the conversation by leaving a comment.

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Energy & Climate Change

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Film: Containment

Published on February 20th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

On Tuesday, February 21st, join the Sierra Club for a screening of the film, “Containment”. The film discusses the intractable problem of what to do with long-lived nuclear waste, and how we might protect humans and ... Read More

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Recap: What to Do With Bags?

Published on February 16th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

On Wednesday, February 15th, the WNYEA hosted a community discussion that explored the challenges of plastic in our environment. We were joined by several distinguished speakers including: Keynote speaker, Dr. Sherri Mason, Professor of Chemistry and ... Read More

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Rescheduled: What to do with Bags?

Published on February 7th, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The WNYEA is pleased to announce that the plastic pollution presentation has been rescheduled! We hope you’ll join us on Wednesday, February 15th at 5:30 PM at the Tewksbury Lodge. Networking and refreshments will take place at 5:30 PM, ... Read More


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Dynamic Shared Space Feasibility Study

Published on February 1st, 2017 | by GrowWNYAdmin

The WNY Environmental Alliance recently hosted a webinar to introduce the concept of developing a dynamic shared space – an idea that we had hoped to introduce at our December meeting. In short, we are currently ... Read More

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