sustainability in action

(outside radow law)

Beth is the founder and principal ofRESOURCES FOR LIVING, a Sustainability Action Tank, whose function is to develop and guide the implementation of action plans that achieve the sustainability goal presented; be it economic, environmental, social or a combination of the three.

Sustainability Action Plans involve a core goal, research and data analysis; and proposed solutions that involve education, advocacy and input from all parties having an interest to achieve a sustainable outcome.

ACTION

  • Author of BE EARTHWISE: an on-line educational resource available through the League of Women Voters of NYS that engages citizens to preserve natural resources and address the impacts of climate change through their consumer purchases, activities of daily living and advocacy communication with elected representatives and corporations. 2017
  • Beth advocates for achieving a 50% reduction of domestic food waste by 2030, consistent with the United States' and United Nations' Sustainability Goal announced in September 2015. Beth currently co-leads the planning and implementation of a local food scrap recycling program through the Town of Mamaroneck Sustainability Collaborative.
  • Public Service Announcement (PSA) on Food Waste
  • PSA on Household Cleaners
  • Testimony to NYS Senate on Impacts of Gas Drilling Operations on Home Ownership

PUBLIC SPEAKING, PUBLICATIONS AND RELATED PRO BONO & COMMUNITY SERVICE

Public Speaking

  • The Masters School: Presentation on Sustainability Practices. February 2017
  • Scarsdale High School: Presentation on Sustainability relating to Water Quality. December 2016
  • To Till and to Tend: ¬†Forum on Hydraulic Fracturing. Temple Israel Center, May 2014
  • Fractured Communities: Forum on Hydraulic Fracturing. Albany Law School. September 2013
  • New Twist on Trash: Exploring Waste Management through Tunes and Trashion. Co-host and producer of this live and televised production. October 2013
  • Shale Gas and Property Values: Fracking's Impacts on Mortgages and Property Values, Guest Speaker.
    December 2012
  • Marcellus Shale: New Regulations and Challenges. Continuing Legal Education Course, New York State Bar Association. June 2012
  • Trade Secrets and Hydraulic Fracturing. Continuing Legal Education Course, Brooklyn Law School, Trade Secret Institute. April 2012
  • Impacts of the Hydraulic Fracturing Drilling Process on Residential Property Ownership and Community Life. Continuing Legal Education Course, Pace Law School. Organizer and Speaker. December 2011
  • Current Trends in the Secondary Mortgage Market. Continuing Legal Education Course, Pace Law School. Speaker. May 2011
  • Impacts of Gas Drilling on Water Supply and Taxes (a live & televised educational forum on the potential economic and health impacts of drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale), Organizer and Speaker. October 2011 
  • Update of Local Waterfront Revitalization Plan and Sea Level Rise (a live & televised educational forum), Organizer and Moderator. May 2011
  • Is Our Drinking Water At Risk By Gas Drilling In Our Region? (a live & televised educational forum on the potential effects of drilling for natural gas in the Marcellus Shale), Organizer and Moderator. February 2010
  • Carbon, Big Foot And You (a live & televised educational forum on steps people can take in daily living practices to reduce consumption and waste and conserve natural resources and wildlife habitat), Organizer and Moderator. April 2010
  • Protecting The Value Of Your Home And The Long Island Sound Watershed Communities: A Regional Perspective On Water Quality Management and Flood Control (a live & televised educational forum on the waste water and storm water systems and creation of a regional storm water management district),Organizer and Moderator. March 2008
  • Climate Change, Storms and the Role of Trees: How Are We Planting For The Future? (a live & televised educational forum on environmental restoration, water management and water quality in the context of a changing climate), Organizer and Moderator. April 2007
  • Your Home, Your Community: How Are We Building For The Future? (a live & televised educational forum on long-term planning for real estate development in a waterfront community, organizer and moderator. May 2006
Publications Prior Pro Bono & Community Work
  • World Association for Children and Parents (WACAP), New York Advisory Board Member, 2000-2014
  • GREEN WEEK: Week-long Tri-municipal Environmental Conservation Awareness Program involving all sectors of the Larchmont/Mamaroneck, New York Community; organizer, 2007-2010
  • Reintroduction of the American chestnut tree in New York State. Organizer of statewide initiative in collaboration with The American Chestnut Foundation to honor the 200th birthday of Cornell University founder Ezra Cornell. Statewide tree planting commenced in 2008.
  • Village of Mamaroneck Mayor's Advisory Committee on Water Quality, Member, 2002-2003; Chairwoman, 2004-2007
  • The Harlem Family Institute: providing psychoanalytic training and free therapy to children, adolescents and their families in the Harlem community. Organizing board member; and President: 1991-1996

 


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**NOTE: This website provides general information which does not constitute legal advice. Before establishing an attorney-client relationship and undertaking client representation, Beth speaks directly to each prospective client and enters into a mutual written agreement with the client.