Sustainability Advisory Committee


  • 6 pm
  • 4th Tuesday of each month

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The Board of Supervisors enacted the Sustainability Advisory Committee in 2020 to provide guidance to the Board on various issues, such as renewable energy and energy conservation.

For more information, view Ordinance 3-2020 Sustainability Committee (PDF).

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    We All Win When We Get Rid of Plastic Bags

    Now more than any time in the past, it is imperative that West Goshen Township (WGT) residents act locally to help safe-guard our shared global environment. Read on...
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    A Vote of Confidence for Eliminating Plastic Bags

    Christine Knapp, director of Philadelphia’s Office of Sustainability, was invited by the Township’s Board of Supervisors to speak at the August 17 Board meeting to offer support and best practices for a ban on single use plastic bags in West Goshen. Read on...
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    Safeguarding Our Communities from Extreme Heat

    It’s not your imagination: It is hotter. In this first month of summer, high temperature records have been set across much of the United States and globally. Read on...
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    SAC Initiatives Update

    The Sustainability Advisory Committee is currently working on several of the key initiatives we established at our first meeting in September 2020. Read on...
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    EVs Get a Charge Out of Town Hall

    Since its installation on September 1, 2020, the ChargePoint® electric vehicle charging station in front of the township complex’s Public Works Department building has been getting a workout while improving the environment. Read on...
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    Arbor Day Celebration to Honor West Goshen Heritage Trees

    In honor of Arbor Day 2021, West Goshen Township is celebrating its heritage trees. The public is invited to join the socially distanced event at the historic weeping beech site on Friday April 23 at 5:00 p.m. Read on...
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    Tree City USA Initiative Underway

    West Goshen’s Arbor Day 2021 is not just a celebration of the township’s heritage trees, it is also the first step to attaining Tree City USA certification by the Arbor Day Foundation. Read on...
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    Goshen Tree Tenders live-stake planting

    On March 21st, Goshen Tree Tenders implemented a “live-stake” planting at the Township’s Barker Park Read on...
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    Take our survey on plastic bag use

    Take our survey on plastic bag use Read on...
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    Arbor Day celebration: Join us!

    On Arbor Day, April 23, 2021 at 5:00 p.m., we will celebrate West Goshen’s heritage trees at the township’s most well-known tree, a European weeping beech. The socially distanced event is open to everyone. Read on...
  11. Sustainability / Environmental Advisory Committee

    West Goshen Township is seeking resumes of those interested in participating in an ad hoc Committee to formulate a new Sustainability / Environmental Advisory Committee. Read on...
  12. Coming Soon… West Goshen’s Sustainability Committee!

    West Goshen is currently in the process of forming a Sustainability / Environmental Advisory Committee.  As a first step, the township is seeking members of an ad hoc committee to define the purpose and functions of the to-be-created committee. Read on...
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    Introducing the NEW West Goshen Sustainability Committee

    The newly formed Sustainability Advisory Committee (SAC) in West Goshen Township was adopted ad hoc by the Board of Supervisors on August 18, 2020 and met for the first time on September 22, 2020. Read on...
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