Community in Action

Tray Trouble: 3 Years of Students’ Determination Pays off with More Sustainable Cafeteria Trays

It takes 500 years for a Styrofoam tray to break down. It took 3 years for a team of students at William Penn Elementary School in Bethlehem to replace their cafeteria’s Styrofoam trays with biodegradable ones. “Tray Trouble” is a dedicated group of 5th grade students who have been working to convince their school of... Read More

CREATE Connections: Climate Action Here, There, and Everywhere

Libraries, businesses, social media, schools, Community Bike Works, the Boys and Girls Club, community centers, local Environmental Advisory Councils – these are just some of the locations for NNC’s CREATE Connections project. The project casts a broad net in order to link people with different strengths and resources across Easton and Bethlehem. Sharing those strengths... Read More