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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

Phyllis Theermann

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We are very excited to invite you to the Sustainable Living Festival this Saturday from 10- 3 at the Wellesley Municipal Light Plant – next to the Rt. 9 Fire Station.

This Festival is for You. 

There will be something for everyone including activities for the children, raffle items with lots of local goodies, ways to save money, exciting new technologies, interesting lectures, and movies. 

Come and have fun and learn ways your Home, Family, Garden, Wardrobe, Car, Hobbies, Investments; basically everything you do, can easily be more sustainable. 

Click HERE to Register in advance for a free organic tomato plant

Click HERE to see list of presentations

Click HERE to automatically add the Festival to your calendar

Click HERE for directions and all the details

Click HERE to join the event on Facebook – find out who else is going and share it with your friends

Click HERE to Like Sustainable Wellesley on Facebook

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