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Greenwich Conservation Commission Urges the Adoption of PAYT

“Make yourself heard! Urge the Board of Selectmen, Board of Estimate and Taxation, and the Representative Town Meeting to adopt Pay-As-You-Throw. We should and can do this.” – Patricia Sesto, Director of Conservation Commission and William Rutherford, Chair Continue Reading →

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DesChamps: ‘Pay As You Throw’ at Holly Hill Will Bring A Sustainable Future

“Over 40% of recoverable materials in residential trash are compostable organics, and this figure skyrockets to 68% for restaurants and 51% for grocery stores. …The majority of food waste from Greenwich businesses ends up on the tipping floor at a cost to taxpayers.” – Julie DesChamps, Founder, Waste Free Greenwich Continue Reading →

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Greenwich to Pilot Food Scrap Recycling in April

A new, voluntary, drop off food scrap recycling program is the result of efforts by GRAB and Waste Free Greenwich working with the Dept of Public Works and Conservation Commission for the pilot starting in April. Continue Reading →

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Experience The Sound to Feature 40+ Groups, Free Raw Bar, Family-Friendly Activities

The family-friendly event features 40+ groups, all with information and activities. The event is free and open to the public. There will be face painting, a free raw bar and tours of the schooner SoundWaters, a Marine Police boat, and a shellfish barge. Come learn about all the seps being taken to protect the Sound and its creatures. Continue Reading →

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Coast Guard Installs LED Lights at Great Captain’s Island

The flashing green light inside the lighthouse on Great Captain’s Island was installed in the cupola in 2012. “That’s a channel marker you’d normally find on a buoy. It’s a channel marker inside a lighthouse!” – Ian MacMillan, Greenwich Harbor Master Continue Reading →

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