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

Plastic Pollution Solutions: Keeping it Kid-Friendly

By |2019-04-07T14:11:07-04:00March 20th, 2019|Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Earlier this week, we discussed the proliferation of plastic in the home. As the rate of plastic production and consumption increases, it becomes even more of a concern for future generations. Because most plastic is produced from chemicals derived from fossil fuels, it never truly breaks down or disappears. All of the plastic that has

Plastic Pollution Solutions: Home, Sweet Home

By |2019-04-07T14:11:47-04:00March 18th, 2019|Green for Homes, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

According to the EPA, over 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been produced since the early 1950’s. That’s more than the weight of the entire human population! In 2015 alone, the US produced 34.5 million tons of plastic, including packaging, durable goods, and disposable items. The rate of plastic production and consumption has grown faster