Island Green Issues “Green Digest” with Tips & News from Global Sustainability Leaders and Local Experts
St. John, USVI – December 21, 2020 – Island Green Living Association, a nonprofit on St. John, has made available its Winter 2020/2021 issue of Green Digest, a compendium of green tips and initiatives from internationally recognized environmental leaders and local authorities. Much more than a traditional newsletter, contributors include Judith Enck, founder of Beyond Plastic & former Regional Administrator of the EPA for Region 2 including the USVI; Lisena
DeSantis, CEO of the Clinton Global Initiative; Dee Brown, President, Community
Foundation of the Virgin Islands; Todd Sampsell, President, Friends of the VI National Park; Dr. Kim Waddell, Director for VI-EPSCoR and many more. News and tips from Island Green’s own experts are also presented.
The Green Digest is available on Island Green’s website under the ‘In the News’ tab; a direct link is http://islandgreenliving.org/wpcontent/uploads/2020/12/Green–Digest_Digital_High–Res–1.pdf. This is the first Green Digest since the storms of 2017 and the most expansive by far, with nearly 40 articles and inclusions.
“We are grateful to the many trailblazers who contributed to our Green Digest,” said Harith Wickrema, President of Island Green. “Sustainability and resiliency, especially as they relate to the environment and food security, are critical factors for the USVI and indeed worldwide. We can all learn from each other and share best practices – that is how we will truly make a difference.”
Established in 2004, Island Green Living Association is a registered 501 (c)(3) not for profit organization on St. John dedicated to sustainability throughout the USVI. www.islandgreenliving.org.