THE GREEN TEAM 2018-2019 Highlights

By |2019-09-16T16:44:14-04:00September 16th, 2019|Education, GREEN TEAM, Outreach, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

School is back in session and so is THE GREEN TEAM. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open! If you are a Massachusetts student, teacher, or parent interested in school programs that foster environmental and sustainable learning for all ages, GREEN TEAM registration may be the perfect opportunity! This environmental school program can

Are You Storing Your Food Properly?

By |2019-09-16T16:09:56-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Food Waste, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Rotten or wasted food is something that most of us have unfortunately experienced. You open the fridge door and there’s a peculiar smell that remains unidentifiable and pervasive. It haunts the fridge, seeping into your leftovers and pre-packed school lunches. Finally, it becomes unbearable and it’s time to examine the usual suspects: the berries you

Minimize Waste with a Minimalist Lifestyle

By |2019-09-16T16:05:26-04:00August 30th, 2019|EcoBuilding Bargains, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Minimalism, also known as “simple living” is about living with less and using what you have to its maximum ability. Minimalistic living is essential to developing a sustainable lifestyle and will help you reduce your carbon footprint. By using less, you decrease the demand for materials that would typically end up in a landfill after

Get Back-To-School Ready With A Reclaimed Window Organizer!

By |2019-09-16T16:13:28-04:00August 20th, 2019|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Reused Building Materials, Waste Diversion|

Get ready for those early mornings, packed lunches, and after school activities with this back-to-school organizer! We turned a reclaimed window into an organizer for your home. This project is kid-friendly, affordable, and shabby chic. This is a great project you can do with your kid(s) to get them excited for the new school year!

Creative Reuse Project: Make Your Own Paper!

By |2019-06-24T11:15:10-04:00June 24th, 2019|Creative reuse, Recycling, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Looking for a fun summer project? How about a family-friendly paper making activity! Paper making is a fun and interactive way to engage children in thinking about the paper recycling process and issues of waste reduction. This hands-on project demonstrates how used and discarded paper can be recycled into ‘new’ paper in order to conserve