Check out our Earth Week challenge. Each day you can do something good for the planet and start changing habits.Read More
Gather travel mugs, reusable straws/cutlery, shopping bags and water bottles. Put them in easy to grab places or in your car to use throughout the week
Challenge yourself to take your own container to the deli or a restaurant for leftovers.Read More
Consider packaging when you make a purchase. Buy items with less packaging, and use your own bag to get them home.
Got electronics and styrofoam? They shouldn’t be put out with the trash! Take them to the recycling center at 1180 Half Day Rd. Tuesdays or the first Saturday of the month from 7 am -1 pm. Seniors and residents with mobility issues please email firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange for pickup of smaller items (under 40 lbs).
Carpool your recycling drop offs - offer to take a load from your neighbors.
Make sure styrofoam is clean and dry, no packing peanuts.
More ideas on how to reduce waste are here.Read More
Join Go Green HP and the One Earth Film Festival at 7 pm at the Highland Park Public Library for a screening of Sustainable, a farming documentary about the economic and environmental instability of America’s food system, from the agricultural issues we face — soil loss, water depletion, climate change, pesticide use — to the community of leaders who are determined to fix it. Discussion to follow with Jen and Jeff Miller of Prairie Wind Farm. Watch the trailer here.Read More
Use less water today. Take a shorter shower, turn off the water while brushing your teeth, and wash only full loads of dishes and clothes.
Use an old milk jug to collect leftover water from meals to see what you’re not drinking and give it your plants.
Check https://www.watercalculator.org/save-water/ to find out what you’re really using and get ideas on how to use less.Read More
Come to the Arbor Day Celebration at Jens Jensen Park from 9 am -12 pm to learn about the lungs of our planet.
Seedling giveaways, live raptors, kids planting and crafting projects, composting/recycling info, touch a truck.
Do a neighborhood trash walk and clean up your streets.
GET OUTSIDE AND ENJOY NATURE TODAY!!!Read More