Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy

A Rhode Island Coalition

We are a coalition of organizations and individuals. Our mission is to serve as an effective voice for developing and advocating policies and laws that protect and enhance Rhode Island's environment. We are proud of our long history of environmental advocacy dating back to 1972.


Help us Celebrate our Fifty Year Anniversary!

Join us on June 7th, 2021 at 5:30pm at our Annual Meeting as we celebrate 50 years of environmental advocacy and look to the challenges ahead.

Make Plans to Attend our Virtual Annual Meeting Now!


ECRI's Education Fund Announces Winners of 2021 Loraine Tisdale Environmental Education Grants

The $250 grants will go to:
 • The Westerly Land Trust
 • Dr. Edward A. Ricci Middle School
 • The Central Falls School District's Expanded Learning Community

Read the Press Release


Review our 2019-2020 Green Report Card

Incomplete & Lacking Leadership: Rhode Island Urgently Needs Climate Action

In the midst of crises of public health, justice, and climate change, the General Assembly and Administration fail to act on environmental policy.

Download the complete report