Organizations band together in West Chester to protect environment

By Bill Rettew Daily Local News, May 21, 2019

WEST CHESTER—Like a budding plant, the West Chester Green Team celebrated its inauguration, at Sunday’s event in Everhart Park.

Kara Thorpe, left, and Margaret Westbrook give away stuff in Everhart Park, at Sunday’s Green Team event.

About a dozen like-minded organizations joined together to promote protecting the environment, beneath sunny spring skies and temperatures in the 80s, at the Green Team’s Strawberry Shortcake Social.

Several grassroots organizations have banded together including Don’t Spray Me!, Plastic-Free Please Action Group, Chester County Citizens for Climate Protection and Ready for 100.

Nathaniel Smith is a member of the newly minted Green Team.

“If a few people in their living rooms get together and issue edicts, it doesn’t turn out well,” Smith said. “The public has to stand behind the sustainability movement….

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