Sustainability in Action

Sustainability in Action

Beth is the founder and principal of RESOURCES 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.


  • Adjunct Professor of Sustainability Action to kindergarten-college educators in the Education for Sustainability Advanced Certificate Program, Manhattanville College School of Education, Purchase, New York. 2015-2022
  • As an advocate 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 co-lead the planning and implementation of a local food scrap recycling program in the Town of Mamaroneck through the Town’s Sustainability Collaborative. 2017. In addition, Beth helped to secure a New York State government grant and co-developed the Love Your Food educational campaign and Love Your Food website devoted to educating the public about ways to reduce wasted food. The Love Your Food mantra:  Eat. Share. Compost the Rest. 2019-2022
  • Author of the BE EARTHWISE GUIDE: an on-line educational resource available through the League of Women Voters of NYS that engages citizens to reduce the impacts of food waste on our finite natural resources and climate change through informed food purchases, preparation (such as reducing meat consumption & eating leftovers), diverting food away from the waste stream and onto the plates of our food insecure population. (20I8)
  • Author of BE EARTHWISE: an on-line educational resource website 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)