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Sustainability Science

Sustainability Science is promoting Earth stewardship by fostering scientific literacy and enabling sustainable living in communities.

  • Stage Product In Development
  • Industry Education
  • Location Bethlehem, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded September 2012
  • Employees 1
  • Website

Company Summary

Our science outreach programs educate people and organizations about the workings of Nature while promoting and implementing sustainable living practices in communities. For example, we just developed "Turning Trash into Treasure", a unique and easy-to-use composting kit for schools. The kit includes Earth Science lessons and experiments, the equipment required for composting cafeteria food scraps, entrepreneurial activities for kids, and more.


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    Julie Loisel
    Founder and C.E.O.

    Dr. Loisel is an academic, an educator, an environmentalist, and a social entrepreneur. She is currently employed as a post-doctoral research associate in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Lehigh University. Since 2004, her scientific research has led her to work from pole to pole on ecosystem adaptation to climate change. She also has over 15 years of experience in teaching kids and students about the environment at summer ca

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    Breena Holland
    Board Advisor

    Dr. Holland is the board advisor of "Turning Trash into Treasure", a composting project that is being developed by Sustainability Science. Dr. Holland is a professor in the Department of Political Science at Lehigh University. Her expertise is in environmental law, politics, and policy. She is involved in a series of sustainable community projects aimed at improving the quality of life in Bethlehem such as community gardens and water counters.

Previous Investors

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    Lehigh University
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    Core Competencies Grant 2012-13 ($2500)
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    Project: 'Turning Trash into Treasure'