Keeping L.I. Green while Saving Sustainable Long Island Some Green
August 15, 2011
Sustainable Long Island
is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1996 by a diverse group of stakeholders in the Long Island community. Sustainable Long Island's mission is to promote economic development, environmental health, and social equality on Long Island for the current generation and generations to come. The organization does these through programs such as public education workshops, brownfield redevelopment projects, food equity programs, a high school fellowship program, and community gatherings.
Charlotte A. Biblow
began working with Sustainable Long Island several years ago as a volunteer. On a pro bono basis, Charlotte used her environmental knowledge to co-write and co-edit a major manual titled Brownfields to Greenfields
. The manual highlights what brownfields are, why they need to be dealt with, and what can be done to stop them from ruining downtown areas and the local environment.
Charlotte now serves on Sustainable Long Island's board of directors as the president.