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November Program Theme – Mending and Reusing

November 2, 2021

Mending and reusing the items you already own is an important component to reducing the amount of waste we create. Plus, fixing things we own or reusing them for other purposes decreases the number of items we have to buy and saves money! Thus, this month we'll focus on learning how to incorporate methods of mending and reusing into our consumption habits.

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October Program Theme – Local Consumption

September 27, 2021

Consuming locally-produced goods is one important part of being a responsible consumer. By supporting local businesses and production, you can directly support your community while also supporting responsible and sustainable practices. For the month of October, we'll focus on the benefits of local consumption and how supporting local empowers you as the buyer.

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September Program Theme – Greenwashing

September 1, 2021

While buying eco-friendly items may make us feel good, major companies are not always truthful about their methods of production. For the month of September, we'll dive into this harmful practice and how you can incorporate education of greenwashing into your program theme this month.

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March Program Theme – Plastic Film

February 26, 2020

Plastic film is thin polyethylene plastic used for wraps, packaging or commercial/retail use bags. Polyethylene (PE) film may have a #2 HDPE or #4 LDPE label.

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February Program Theme – Do It Yourself

January 29, 2020

Did you know that about one third of our total waste generated in the US is packaging waste? One way to cut down on that is to DIY! DIY stands for Do It Yourself!

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Green Games January Program – Circular Economy

December 29, 2019

A circular economy is an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of resources. These economies employ reuse, sharing, repair, refurbishment, re-manufacturing and recycling to create a close-loop system, minimizing the use of resource inputs and the creation of waste, pollution and carbon emissions.

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