On Saturday, February 25, 2017, beginning at 1:00 PM at the Peconic Lane Community Center, the NFEC will be presenting the second of its new, ongoing North Fork Speaker Series — Living Green and Toxic Free, with Beth Fiteni.
Beth, founder of Green Inside and Out Consulting, will discuss a variety of ways to reduce harmful toxins in our homes and businesses, and make the best choices regarding: plastics that may leach hormone-disrupting chemicals; body care products; cleaners and dry cleaners; pesticides; lowering your diet’s carbon footprint, and; where to find greener, safer products.
Beth has a Master of Studies in Environmental Law, 20 years’ experience in the environmental field, and hosts an award winning radio show on WUSB 90.1 FM. She is currently employed by NY State working on clean energy policy and previously served as the Sustainability Coordinator at the Community Development Corporation of Long Island representing NYSERDA. She was formerly the Program Director at the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College for 12 years, where she coordinated the Clean Energy Leadership Task Force for municipalities, and was an adjunct professor of Environmental Ethics. For nine years, Beth coordinated the region’s annual Organic Turf Trade Show for landscapers. Prior to that, she worked at the National Coalition Against the Misuse of Pesticides (now “Beyond Pesticides”), and the Farm Animal Reform Movement in Washington DC.
Beth founded Green Inside and Out Consulting in 2011 and is currently publishing a book on eco-fashion. She has offered multiple community education presentations on “non-toxic, green living” all around Long Island. She was awarded the Environmental Protection Agency’s Environmental Quality Award for 2010, for her work in creating educational materials on children’s environmental health (Ribbet.org) through a Huntington Breast Cancer Action Coalition project. She has served on the board of Slow Food North Shore, Friends of Huntington Farmlands, and Prevention is the Cure, and has written articles or been quoted in local newspapers, magazines, and TV news clips including WNBC Channel 4, News 12, Fios1 and Newsday.
For more information about Green Inside and Out Consulting, please visit: GreenInsideandout.com