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TOMORROW- Friday Sept. 20th

YOU ARE INVITED!

TOMORROW —  Friday, September 20th — join millions of people worldwide who will be taking part in global climate strikes to demand politicians start treating the climate crisis like the emergency it is.

Locally, Wellesley College students are inviting the Wellesley community to join them for a climate protest.

3:00pm – March from Wellesley College (meet at 3pm at the Chapel Lawn)

3.30pm – Rally at Wellesley’s Town Hall

-Feel free to march or meet them at the Town Hall.

There will be music, poetry slams, artwork and more.
Mark your calendars, and ask family, friends, neighbors and work colleagues to join you.

“We believe that there is hope for change, but that it will not come without our immediate action,” said representatives of Wellesley College EnAct (the College’s Environmental Action Organization). “Through our local strike, we are demanding this action from our international, national, and local leaders. We want this strike to provide an opportunity for us to connect as a community and work towards climate justice together,” EnAct said.

 

“This shouldn’t be just the children’s responsibility,” Greta Thunberg, 16 year old Swedish student, raising global awareness of the risks posed by climate change. “Now, the adults also need to help us. We are calling for them to strike from their work, we need everyone. There is nothing we can’t do, if not you, then who else, if not now, then when?” Thunberg said.

Phyllis Theermann

Wellesley Green Schools’ parents found lots of treasures to share with their families this holiday season at Wellesley’s very own consignment shop, Shopper’s Corner.  The hidden gem is located around back and down a few stairs at the Schofield School. Find child and adult clothing and shoes, accessories including belts and purses, as well as sporting goods items such as skates and cleats.  The store is generally open 8:30am -12:15pm on Wednesdays and the first Saturday of each month from 9 AM – 11 AM during the school year, but check the Shopper’s Corner Facebook page for details on holiday hours, sales, and new arrivals.

Consignment shopping is far more affordable than new, offers unique items, and it lowers your carbon footprint!

Consider re-thinking the way you shop, one purchase at a time.

A Lot of energy goes into manufacturing new clothing; from transporting raw materials and producing them, to getting them to stores. A great deal of water is consumed to produce clothing, not to mention the amount of chemicals used to produce the cotton and dye the products. Buying pre-loved decreases landfill waste and helps reduce one of the most polluting industries in the world. Mass.Gov reports that in the Bay State alone, nearly a quarter-million tons of clothing, shoes & other textiles are throw away each year.  

Since 1954 Shopper’s Corner has been  generously organized by parent volunteers. Proceeds support the Schofield PTO. If you have items to donate, simply drop off bagged items at Shopper’s Corner.

Phyllis Theermann

Looking for a local landscapers or yard management company that wont use pesticides on your lawn? Look no further.

And Don’t Forget To Take The Pledge To Be Pesticide free!   http://www.sustainablewellesley.com/pledge-to-be-pesticide-free/.

Arborcare Ropes ‘n Saddles
P.O. Box 515 South Easton, MA 02375
(508) 584-2516
cbrodeur1@comcast.net
https://www.arborcareropes.com

Estate Gardners
Wellesley, Massachusetts
(781) 235-4130
https://www.facebook.com/EstateGardeners/
egardeners@aol.com

Hartney Graymount
Adam Cervin
433 Chestnut St, Needham, MA 02492
(866) 932-2057
http://www.hartney.com
**have to ask for organic specifically

Inspirational Gardens
John Rice
(978) 274-5633
johnrice@inspirationalgardens.biz
http://www.inspirationalgardens.biz

Organic Soil Solutions
Mike Murray
38 Fuller Rd. Needham, MA 02492
(781) 937-9992
mikem@organicsoilsolutions.com & james@organicsoilsolutions.com
https://organicsoilsolutions.com

Pure Solutions
Shawn Spear
582 Boston Post Rd. Weston, MA 02493
(781) 899-7873
info@puresolutions.com
https://www.puresolutions.com

Simply Safer Premium Lawn Care Inc.
P.O. Box 1018. Wrentham, MA 02093
(508) 384-4444 {Toll Free: 1-866-GO-SAFER (467-2337)}
http://www.saferlawns.com
**have to ask for organic specifically

Sweetgum Horticulture
Catherine Volic
Natick, MA
(781) 591-2370
catherine@sweetgumhorticulture.com
http://www.sweetgumhorticulture.com/contact.html

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