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East Goshen Township
"Respecting the Past, Serving the Present, Preparing for the Future"
Chester County, PA
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ESAC Seminars

The Seminars sponsored by East Goshen’s SAC are an opportunity to fulfill the Committee’s mission while providing free resources and information from professionals and experts in sustainability practices.

We welcome your online attendance whenever possible.  Our growing archive of videos and presentation materials is also available to review and share.  We look forward to hosting live seminars once we are safely past this pandemic.

To RSVP for a free SAC Seminar, or to suggest a topic, please email


Seminar Title Video Date
Part 1 – Energy Audits, Assessments and codes for renewable energy Systems with energy efficiency expert Mike Schneller and Mark A. Gordon, Township Director of Code Enforcement June 1, 2020
Part 2 -Solar Energy Systems, Geothermal Energy Systems and Grants, Incentives and Tax Credits with SAC Vice Chair & Architect Kipp Happ, President of Practical Energy Paul Spiegel,  Gregory Allen of SunPay Energy, and Bryan Hutchinson, also a SAC member and Accountant at The Energy Co-op June 29, 2020
Part 3 – Composting for your Garden in the Age of Covid 19 with Rachel Joy Davis & Nathaniel Smith 
Click here for Seminar Power Point Slides
July 29, 2020
Part 4 – September 16, 2020 at 7pm:  Single Use Plastics during Covid with Rachel Joy Davis, Environmental Geologist & Sustainability Advisor September 17, 2020
Part 5 – September 23, 2020 at 7pm:
Join host Morgan Folger, Clean Car Campaign Director for Environment America to discuss electric vehicles.
Click here for PDF of presentation slides
September 24, 2020
Part 6 – October 19, 2020 at 7pm:  A deep dive into recycling, plus ways to refuse, reuse and repurpose with Patti Lynn, Recycling Resources Manager of Chester County’s Solid Waste Authority
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October 20, 2020
Part 7 – October 28, 2020 at 7 PM:
Autumn: the Best and Most Important Time to Garden with horticulturist, designer and author Phillip Watson
Click here to view YouTube Video
Seminar 8 – March 31, 2021 at 7 PM:
Topic: “How do I get ride of …”
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March 31, 2021
Seminar 9 – April 12, 2021 at 7 PM
Topic: Let Lawns Lie: A discussion on Lawn Car & Water Quality
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April 12, 2021