Environmentally-Friendly Methods to Clean and De-clutter Your Home

Posted by on Aug 22, 2019 in BLOG | No Comments
Environmentally-Friendly Methods to Clean and De-clutter Your Home

By Alice Roberston, Guest Blogger at Tidy Home When our homes are messy and dirty, it can make life feel chaotic and negatively impact our self-esteem. When we take steps to clean and declutter, the health benefits abound, not the least of which are reduced stress and increased self-confidence. Furthermore, if you take care of the mess […]

Community Composting Program Goes From PILOT to PERMANENT!

Posted by on Aug 17, 2019 in BLOG, Programs | No Comments
Community Composting Program Goes From PILOT to PERMANENT!

Yay! In less than year we’ve increased participation and can officially move our Community Composting Program in partnership with EDS Waste Solutions from the pilot phase to a permanent program. Why Compost? Composting keeps organic waste out of landfills where it decomposes and contributes to methane levels in the atmosphere, a potent greenhouse gas and […]

Stop By Our Zero Waste Refill Pop-Up Shops This Fall!

Posted by on Aug 5, 2019 in BLOG, Events | No Comments
Stop By Our Zero Waste Refill Pop-Up Shops This Fall!

Go Zero Waste and bring your own container (we will have some available if you forget) to refill with various household products next to the GoFarm food share pick-up from 3:30-6:00pm at Evergreen Middle School every second Thursday of the month July through October (September 12th and October 10th remain). We will have many of […]

Save the Date: 11th Annual Mereth Meade Hard-to-Recycle Day September 21st!

Posted by on Aug 4, 2019 in BLOG, Events | 2 Comments
Save the Date: 11th Annual Mereth Meade Hard-to-Recycle Day September 21st!

The Rotary Club of Evergreen will be hosting the 11th Annual Mereth Meade Recycle Day on September 21, 2019 from 9-2pm at Evergreen Country Day School. Please join us! All fees and information on the flyer below. In addition to these items, EAS+Y plans to collect the following: 1) Baby Food Pouches (don’t have to […]

GoFarm Food Share to Support Local Farmers, Reduce Food Packaging, and Reduce Your Food Miles!

Posted by on Jun 7, 2019 in BLOG, Programs | No Comments
GoFarm Food Share to Support Local Farmers, Reduce Food Packaging, and Reduce Your Food Miles!

If you haven’t heard of them yet, now is the time to get in the know! Did you know that the average piece of food travels 1,500 miles to go from farm to plate? We learned that from GoFarm! By getting food from them instead of the grocery store, your reducing your average food miles […]

The Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary Receive Presidential National Award!

Posted by on May 14, 2019 in BLOG | No Comments
The Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary Receive Presidential National Award!

Congratulations to the Green Team Superheroes of Wilmot Elementary for receiving the President’s Environmental Youth Award (PEYA). This prestigious award is an honor given by both the President of the United States and the EPA to recognize outstanding environmental projects by K-12 youth.  Each year, the PEYA program awards just ten projects in the K-5 […]

What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

Posted by on Sep 5, 2018 in BLOG | 2 Comments
What Does Zero Waste Have to Do with Minimalism?

By Lindsay Anderson, Sustainability Coordinator This summer, our Zero Waste Heroes spent countless hours volunteering their time and energy to help divert over 300lbs of waste from landfills into compost and recycling during events like The Triple Bypass and Boogie at the Barn. But perhaps more importantly, our Zero Waste Heroes helped to educate folks. […]

EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

Posted by on Nov 28, 2017 in BLOG | No Comments
EAS+Y’s Guide to Hard to Recycle Stuff

The EAS+Y Guide To Hard-to-Recycle Stuff was developed for you to easily find places that accept an array of commonly hard-to-recycle items. In order to visually see where to drop off your hard-to-recycle items, first, click on the map. Then, use the search bar on top to type in the item you wish to recycle.