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Jennifer

Location:

Brooklyn, NY
Hometown: Brooklyn

Member since:

March 26, 2014

What kind of environment group activities would you like to do?

renewable energy, river & ocean, composting, recycling, gardening

What environmental issues are you most concerned with?

Our health and the health of our surface and ground water eco-systems depends on our switch to renewable energy sources. We need to work toward a world-wide consciousness shift away from blind consumerism and it's subsequent waste creation and pollution.

What triggered your interest/passion in the environment?

I always felt a connection with nature and animals. I was lucky to grow up at the beach and also spent a lot of time in the mountains and desert. But the "activist" trigger happened as I traveled in my 20's and I experienced beaches covered in plastic waste.

Introduction

I'm a Compost Coordinator for GrowNYC. I have done outreach and fundraising for Friends of the Highline and Transportation Alternatives. I make videos about environmental and community causes. Video link: https://vimeo.com/...­


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