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Manufacturing a Sustainable Future

Manufacturing a Sustainable Future

The term ‘sustainable’ has become so overused that its utterance inspires more eye rolls than action. Most companies now claim they are ‘committed to sustainability’, but measuring the upstream and downstream impacts of their promises can be exceedingly difficult to track and verify across global systems. What does it actually mean to be sustainable?

The Jolly Rovers aren’t your typical weekend warriors

The Jolly Rovers aren’t your typical weekend warriors

Imagine your ideal weekend day. Does it involve traveling as far as an hour and a half from where you live, hiking up to a mile while carrying as much as 60 pounds, and working an 8-hour day of hard physical labor with minimal or no facilities, in the company of mosquitoes, flies and ticks? Oh — and did we mention you’re not getting paid? Just a day in the life of a Jolly Rover!

Why do animals hibernate?

Why do animals hibernate?

While dreaming the cold months away might sound like just the vacation you need, the involuntary biological process called hibernation is critical to the survival of many animals that live in and around Teatown.

Bats are struggling, we can help them

Bats are struggling, we can help them

Bats are a misunderstood part of our popular culture, and as such the image of bats can conjure up any number of spooky images in our heads. But bats are a very important part of our ecosystem, and need our help more than ever.

What is Zero Waste?

What is Zero Waste?

Let’s talk about waste. We make a ton of it! Or, should I say, tons of it.

Preventing black bear encounters

Preventing black bear encounters

As of 2017, there are an estimated 7,000 black bears in New York. With their populations growing in Westchester, knowledge is your best tool in keeping your family and pets safe.

A few of our favorite trails

A few of our favorite trails

It can be tempting to visit Teatown and stick to the Lakeside Trail, but where's the fun in that? We asked some of our staff: what are your favorite trails? Here's what they said.