Students shared ideas and brought in experts last week to the Follow Your Kids’ Lead Zoom Webinar. The informative presentation offered a variety of benefits of a sustainable lifestyle - health, comfort, ROI --, the true cost of your clothes, and the impacts of food waste. Please click here to see the recording with special guests David Green (on how to make your home more energy efficient) and Amy McGuire (the advantages of electric vehicles).
Also, here is a list of actionable things you and your family can do - some big and some small!
We are proud to announce the Sustainable Wellesley Youth Leadership Team. This is a new initiative offering high school aged students in Wellesley or student that go to Wellesley High School the opportunity to get involved in the fight against climate change through town-wide action.
The Youth Leadership Team is a student-run leadership board that will coordinate with Sustainable Wellesley in a committed volunteer capacity to further the organization's actions and goals.
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions. Thank you!
Fares are still being waived on the Metro West Rapid Transit Authority's Catch Connect door to door bus service in Wellesley. Riders 12 and older can ride unaccompanied. More information is here on this curb-to-curb MicroTransit system. Use the app to book a ride when you are ready. Rides are provided on a first come first served basis and service any address within the Town of Wellesley, as well as: Newton Wellesley Hospital, Natick Community Center, Woodland MBTA Station, Waban MBTA Station.
Riders can make transfers to other transit systems:
- MWRTA Route 1 at Woodland
- MWRTA Routes 10 & 11 at Natick Community Center
- MBTA Fram/Worc Commuter Rail Line via Wellesley Square, Wellesley Hills, or Wellesley Farms Commuter Rail Stations
- MBTA GreenLine via Woodland or Waban T Station
Please click here to view a service map.
Service Hours: 6:45AM - 6:45PM, Monday-Friday
Spring is here and its a good time to remind our community that idling is against the law, wastes fuel, and is bad for our health.
You are invited for a Wellesley Green Schools get together on Tuesday, October 19th from 10am to 11:30am at 76 Cleveland Rd (between Weston and Westgate).
Wellesley Green Schools is collaborative group of caregivers, students and staff working together to reduce Wellesley schools' ecological footprints, and inspire students to create a healthy sustainable world.
We hope to meet outside so dress warmly while enjoying hot cider on the deck with blankets. If need be, we will go inside masked. Topics include: