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  • Meet us at July Jubilation – Saturday – Across from Fire Station

    Find Sustainable Wellesley with the Natural Resources Commission and the Sustainable Energy Committee and an electric Smart Car Saturday, July 18th between 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m at the July Jubilation. We will be across from the Fire Station. Come by for face painting for kids, a giveaway and more! Plus, learn more about this electric vehicle and many other interest
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  • What is Next for Sustainable Wellesley? Incorporation & Tax Exempt Status

    The members of the Sustainable Wellesley leadership team are thrilled to announce that our organization has officially incorporated and we have applied for non-profit, tax-exempt status. This step signifies the growth of what was once a handful of volunteers into a leading local environmental organization with more than 1,200 supporters in Wellesley and beyond, as well as
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  • WordPress Help Wanted. Please. Thank You

    Sustainable Wellesley is looking for some help with our website and online calendar.  We have a spiffy new website but haven’t quite got to grips with the calendaring part, and a few other aspects of the site. If you have some experience with WordPress (not WordPress.com) and would like to donate (!) some time to helping us out we would be enormously appreciative. P
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  • Intern Takes A Month Off From Plastics- You Can Too

    It is hard to imagine how much plastic we use on a day-to-day basis until you try to avoid using plastic for a month. And that’s exactly what I’m doing. I made a pledge through the organization Plastic Free July (plasticfreejuly.org) to quit using single-use plastics such as straws, shopping bags, plastic wrap, and water bottles. Based in Australia and active i
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  • Save the Date: Friday, September 25, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm

    Save the Date:  Friday, September 25, 2015, 6:30 – 8:30 pm “Plastic Bags: To Ban or Not to Ban” Wellesley Unitarian Universalist Church, 309 Washington Street Come watch a 45-minute film, “Bag It: Is Your Life Too Plastic?” and engage in a discussion on whether Wellesley should follow 15 other Massachusetts towns in banning plastic shopping bags. Newton War
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  • Action Group Meeting THIS SUNDAY 1-3

    All are welcome to join us this Sunday from 1-3 at 75 Emerson Rd for our next Action Group Meeting. We are very interested in your feedback on our Sustainability Checklists before we roll this out to a wider audience. Please take a look at the Checklist and complete it, or as much as you can, before the meeting. We think you’ll find it very easy to complete. We
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  • There Is Still Time to Order Your Milkweed! 

    Monarch populations are crashing and one reason is lack of the milkweed that Monarch caterpillars *must* eat to survive.  We have that milkweed – a beautiful pink and white plant that attracts even more beautiful butterflies to your home.  More than 50 Wellesley homes have ordered through us so we hope to see milkweed and Monarchs all over Town soon!  You can order yo
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  • Meet More Interns Working on Exciting Opportunties

    From analyzing business recycling opportunities to researching home energy wizards, Sustainable Wellesley’s interns are taking on lots of great initiatives. Look for more news about their findings on: Other town’s plastic bag ordinances and ways to reduce waste at Wellesley events Creating an easy to use ‘what/how-to’ recycling flyer Investigating transportatio
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  • Visit The Wellesley Farmers’ Market Saturdays 10-2

    LOCAL FRUITS, VEGETABLES, EGGS, FISH, MEATS, CHEESES, FLOUR, DOG TREATS, SOAPS, HONEY, BAKED GOODS, ARTISANS & MORE   Something for Everyone at the Wellesley Farmers’ Market Come check out the vibrant marketplace of locally grown produce and goods at the Wellesley Farmers’ Market. Plan to visit the market on Saturdays from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at 309 Washington Str
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Clean Energy

Wellesley residents can buy clean, green, renewable energy through the Town of Wellesley Power to Choose program!

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Join Wellesley Green Schools in a “no idling” pledge! Idling your car is against the law, it burns gas unnecessarily, and it pollutes the air around you!

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Solar Evaluation

Find out if solar is right for you with a free solar evaluation! You can also get an energy audit and more from the Town of Wellesley!

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Be Pesticide Free!

Add your name to the map of Wellesley residents who have gone pesticide-free.

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