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The New York State Bottle Bill financially incentives collectors to recycle wasted cans and bottles. Westside Value Redemption in Buffalo, NY provides a safe and dignified center for collectors to trade in bottles for compensation. (Eva Sideris)

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
In this video, learn how the New York State Bottle Bill financially incentives collectors to recycle wasted cans and bottles as well as gives less fortunate people a reliable and dignified way to earn a living. 
Graphic which captures the questions, hurdles, and creative methods of community engagement that have developed throughout the pandemic.

Click to expand. (Mutlimedia piece by Bridget Maloney/SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry)

SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
This multimedia piece captures the questions, hurdles, and creative methods of community engagement that have developed throughout the pandemic.
SUNY Environmental Science and Forestry
A podcast discussing how students at an environmental science college built their ideologies.
People in face masks organize food items into cardboard boxes in a gray warehouse space under a green sign that reads "FOOD FOR ALL."

Volunteers work together to organize food at the San Francisco Marin Food Bank (Photo by Sejal Govindarao).

Planet Forward FAO Fellow | George Washington University
The city of San Francisco and local organizations innovated to serve food insecure populations during the pandemic. Can food initiatives have the infrastructure to be durable?

(Glory Jacquat/Franklin & Marshall College)

Franklin & Marshall College
The problems that arise from single-species environmental campaigns and how to protect the environment through a more holistic approach.
Ithaca College
Local farms provide communities not only with nutritious food, but also a way towards environmental sustainability by working directly with their local community.
Ohio University
In Western Uganda, world-renowned birder Harriet Kemigisha inspires and promotes conservation through her work as a guide, researcher, and community leader around Kibale National Park.
SUNY ESF
The value of public space can not be understated — and it is even considered a key issue of environmental justice — as open public spaces increase the quality of life for all people living in an area. 

An event held at the Oakland Avenue Urban Farm, for which Hazon is a supporting partner. (Lottie Spady/Hazon)

SUNY Plattsburgh
Hazon is a Jewish organization that is leading and educating the Jewish community on issues of sustainability and the environment.
SUNY-ESF
At the Syracuse Cooperative Market, I've found a thread of influence amongst the staff, members, and the rest of the community, uniting us with a sense of social responsibility and compassion for each other.

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