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.


2019 Loraine Tisdale Environmental Education Award Applications Available Now

All RI schools and school-based after-school programs are encouraged to apply.
We are pleased to offer 3 grants of up to $250 in support of school-based projects that:

  1. Have student participation.
  2. Lead to measurable improvement in an environmental condition.
  3. Involve the community beyond a school in some way.

Details and application here

Our 2017-2018 Green Report Card is now available.
The report highlights critical environmental issues that were considered by state legislators during the 2017 and 2018 sessions. Read more

2019 Rhode Island Compost Conference & Trade Show

Donovan Dining Center – Rhode Island College, Providence, RI 02908
Thursday March 14, 2019  8:30am – 3:00pm

This year's event will again be jointly sponsored by Environment Council of Rhode Island and Rhode Island College's Office of Sustainability.

A full day conference featuring a slate of speakers from our developing RI Composting Industry and from around the country is planned.

=> Info about exhibiting, speaking, or sponsoring here.

ECRI 2018 Annual Meeting

June 4th, 2018
Harbor View Banquet Facility, Johnson & Wales University's Harborside Campus, Cranston

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