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November/December 2015 Newsletter

In This Newsletter: Nominations Needed for NEOSC Executive Committee; Welcome to Our New Editor! Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015; Groundswell Rising Showing; Prevent Plastic Bags From Washing Down the Drain; Oppose Undemocratic Voluntary Labeling of Genetically Manipulated Foods; Meatless Monday Recipe: Stuffed Acorn Squash; Upcoming Events… Read more…

Groundswell Rising Showing

Join Northeast Ohio Sierra Club, Ohio Food & Water Watch, West Shore FACT, and Cleveland Environmental Action Network (CLEAN) for a screening of the critically acclaimed Groundswell Rising, a film about the grassroots movement against fracking. Read more…

Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015

Many of us are aware and concerned about the plastic microbeads found in personal care products such as skin exfoliants and soap that easily slip through most water treatment systems and end up in rivers, lakes and ultimately, the oceans. These microbeads are about the same size as fish eggs and appear much like fish food to many species of fish. Read more…

Garage with stuff

Not One, But TWO Garage Sales!

Our members really have some good stuff! Stuff donated to our garage sale, that is! The response to our request for donated items was so great that we were able to have two sales, each one week apart. Read more…

Welcome to Our New Editor!

Though I’ve been proud to serve as the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club Newsletter Editor for the past eight years, the time has come for me to step down. Many thanks to Randall Moyer, Executive Committee member and Urban Agriculture Chairperson, for taking over communication responsibilities for the group. Read more…

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Committee News

Executive Committee

There are many opportunities to volunteer with the Northeast Ohio Sierra Club. We have an opening in our ExCom Committee, we need fundraising and events volunteers, help with Inspiring Connections Outdoors–a program for taking kids on monthly outings and more. Read more…

Coal & Energy

Stand up against coal bailouts in person June 15 in Columbus. June 15 marks the beginning of legal proceedings for First Energy’s bailout proposal. Read more…

Rainforest Committee

On June 9, at the behest of Ecuadorian president Rafael Correa, Ecuador’s National Assembly approved changes to the Organic Law that reduce protection for the marine reserve and facilitate investment of foreign capital for the development of large hotels, resorts, and new residential areas. Read more…