Weston Ahead

Weston is taking bold action in the face of climate change  starting with the  Climate Action and Resilience Plan that factors in our vulnerabilities, how we are contributing to a changing climate, and what opportunities we have for positive change.  Follow Weston's Sustainability Coordinator Kortni Wroten as she sheds light on climate issues and what steps residents can take to make a difference.

Sep 02

September is National Emergency Preparedness Month

Posted on September 2, 2021 at 11:36 AM by Kara Fleming

From extreme heat to torrential downpours, Weston and surrounding communities have withstood a rather extraordinary summer thus far. Without action, though, it’s certainly possible this may become the new normal. Climate change is manifesting itself right here in town, underscoring the need for more adaptation and resilience actions by and for our community.

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Aug 24

National Water Quality Month

Posted on August 24, 2021 at 5:30 PM by Kara Fleming

Imagine what life would be like without easy access to clean water. While 70% of the planet’s surface is water, only 1% of that water is easily accessible from the lakes, rivers, groundwater, and streams around the world. That is why it is so important that we all do what we can to protect this water – not just for ourselves, but for the planet as well.

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Jul 16

Plastic Free July: How Small Changes Can Make a Big Difference

Posted on July 16, 2021 at 12:06 PM by Kara Fleming

Enough plastic is thrown away globally each year to wrap around the earth four times! Part of the challenge of managing plastic pollution is how long it takes to erode. Most plastics remain intact for decades or even centuries after disposal, and those that manage to break down into microscopic pieces often get consumed by wildlife, thus moving its way up the global food chain.

Reducing plastic use is an important step to take and it's easier than you might think.

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