Helping students become Eco Heroes

Environmentalist Pamela Peeters worked with students at Sharon Center School on creating a culture of sustainability for our planet. Photo submitted

SHARON — Teaching kids and adults to be “planet protectors” is the driving force behind the Eco Hero program developed by environmental economist Pamela Peeters of Sharon. Her mission is to work with students and others to help create a more balanced relationship with the planet and its resources.

“The current model of development is obsolete,” Peeters said in an interview. She urges moving toward sustainable development.  “To do otherwise is to harm people.”

How does that translate into action?

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