FCSG Statement on Proposed Regional Waste Shed Master Plan

Posted on December 10, 2018

The Fort Collins Sustainability Group (FCSG) strongly endorses the Regional Waste Shed Master Plan that Council will consider during its work session on December 11th. We believe that this plan will advance our community along the “Road to Zero Waste”, will help us meet our 2030 climate goal, and will result in the production of significant quantities of clean compost for agricultural and landscaping purposes.

Vote Yes on Proposition 112

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on October 27, 2018

At a private event with Bill McKibben, co-founder of 350.org, he stressed our dire situation. We’re in global warming and ignoring that doesn’t change it.

We have reached the 1-degree C tipping point and going over 0.5 degrees more will be ugly. Watch documentaries "Chasing Coral" or "Chasing Ice" for irrefutable evidence.

Renewable Electricity Sources are Affordable and Reliable

Published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan on September 14, 2018

Recently, opponents of Fort Collins committing to 100 percent renewable electricity by 2030 have made comments casting doubt on the affordability and reliability of renewable electricity sources. Yet, they fail to support their claims with market-based data from Colorado’s energy sector.

Below are important developments from local utilities that have occurred over the last year. They present fundamental facts of the case that opponents of the 100 percent renewable electricity proposal should not ignore.

Reduce your carbon footprint

Seven actions you can take to reduce your carbon footprint

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