Posts Tagged: sustainability

Star Island Corporation

Strategic Map to Guide Star Through 2016

by Sharon Kennedy, President In 2014, Star Island embarks on a new three year strategic plan with community, economic, environment, and stewardship goals at its core. Our plan is the result of many individuals within our Shoaler community working together. It also demonstrates our connections with the principles of the United Church of Christ and… Read more >

Newsletter

Staff Celebrate Garden Harvest

If you’ve been following us on twitter or instagram, you know that the Pelicans — our summer staff — have been working really hard on gardening this year. Rachel Worthington, our Sustainability Pelican, reports that we have harvested 300 pounds of produce so far this summer. She is hoping this year’s total yield will be… Read more >

On the Island

Green Gosport Initiative a Success

With a focus on energy, waste, food and education, Star Island succeeded in the first year of the Green Gosport Initiative. Facilities Superintendent Jack Farrell announced the measured progress Star Island has taken. “Our vibrant Star Island community came together this past summer to remarkably reduce our waste and increase our efficiencies.” Star’s push towards… Read more >

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Foster’s Daily Democrat highlights our green initiatives

In today’s edition of Foster’s Daily Democrat, writer Jim Cavan highlights some of the green initiatives happening on Star Island, including our new solar panels. For a piece of sea-bound land temporarily called home just a few months out of the year, Star Island would seem an unlikely place for “green” to take permanent hold… Read more >