Welcome to MAREA

MAREA is a renewable energy and sustainable living organization. Our goal is to help individuals and families get good answers to big questions about what each of us can do, really do, to improve prospects of a sustainable future. MAREA is an educational nonprofit and our sole motive is to help people do good things.  Welcome!  

TEK Park Meeting: Has China killed recycling? Are my efforts still worth it?

A worker sorts plastic bottles at a recycling center in China.

Tuesday, July 31
TEK Park, Breinigsville, PA

Recyclables piling up in warehouses on the West Coast. Container ships of materials suspended mid-journey across the Pacific Ocean. Do China’s increasingly stringent environmental standards spell the death of U.S. recycling? iSpring Associates’ Samantha Wittchen will break down what is actually happening to all the stuff you wash, sort and send for recycling, how we got here, and whether recycling is still worth it. Details…

Book Discussion: Growing a Revolution: Bringing Our Soil Back to Life

Thursday,  September  13
Kutztown Community Library

by David R. Montgomery (W.W. Norton and Company, 2017)
MacArthur Fellow, David Montgomery shares thriving examples of how regenerative farming can bring our land back and, in the process, increase food production and slow climate change. Details…