韦德娱乐app下载地址的可持续发展

什么是可持续性?

可持续性 is the capacity to meet the needs of the present age without jeopardizing the ability of people in the future to address their needs. The environment is essential; however, it is not the only consideration. 考虑人类福利也是至关重要的. A sustainable institution is one that protects natural resources while guaranteeing social equity and economic prosperity.

可持续发展愿景声明

韦德娱乐app下载地址学校的愿景是积极教育和吸引学生, 教师, 工作人员, and the wider community in becoming good stewards of the environment while working to use resources efficiently, 支持健康的生态系统, 发展可持续的社区实践.

为什么索伯里关心可持续发展

Being sustainable goes hand in hand with 韦德娱乐app下载地址’s values of respect for all life, 对环境的热爱和责任, 生物多样性, 环境权益, 公平, 平等, 和多样性. 韦德娱乐app下载地址 fosters a culture of service and giving back to our community/environment and is committed to making environmentally and fiscally sustainable decisions.

因为可持续发展从环境角度来说是有意义的, 金融, 健康, 从民权的角度来看, 韦德娱乐app下载地址学校拥抱可持续发展,并在做出所有决定时谨记这一点.

韦德娱乐app下载地址学校和学生经营的学校 韦德娱乐app下载地址环境行动团(SEAC) aim to make sustainability an integral part of the Solebury experience by assuring that all initiatives related to sustainability are made with a coordinated effort.

绿色的新闻

对环境正义的热情

Members of the National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS) pledge to adhere to the Principles of Good Practice. 因为这与可持续性有关, schools agree to strive to “become more environmentally sustainable and can ensure that their graduates are prepared to contribute to a more sustainable world.” So what does it mean when a student with a passion for fighting environmental racism uncovers that his school is unwittingly contributing to the problem? 在索伯里学校,这意味着是时候做出改变了.

索利伯里转移到垃圾填埋场

3月17日, 2021 学生 from the Solebury Environmental Action Club (SEAC) and Teach2Serve cohort 10 met with a representative from Leck Waste Services, 韦德娱乐app下载地址的垃圾搬运工. The 学生 had what may seem like an odd request for the Leck representative: to divert all of Solebury’s trash from so-called “waste to energy facilities”  to landfill or a recycling center.

支持当地农民、可持续实践和环境

SEAC (Solebury Environmental Action Club) is urging the Solebury community to reduce their meat consumption. 不管肉对我们的健康是好是坏, 肉类工业对环境有害有几个原因.