Look what Mainstream Green’s #PlasticFreeFridays Facebook Group Led To!
When Marcellus High School chemistry teacher Ellen Spencer started following Mainstream Green’s “#Plastic Free Fridays” group on Facebook, “a group dedicated to helping its followers find ways to use less plastic, she had no idea she would start a movement in her town, ” and be the subject of this…
Mainstream Green President’s Commentary Published in Post Standard
#TrammelCrow recently proposed building the #secondlargestwarehouse in the world in the #OnondagaCounty, NY Town of Clay. The project is being developed for an unnamed client (guess who… worlds biggest online retailer maybe?) Dana Johnston wrote the following Commentary, which was published in syracuse.com and the Post Standard. The Climate Crisis is…
Mainstream Green Launches Reusable Shopping Bags for Food Pantries Program
One Food Pantry Director’s Thoughts on Mainstream Green’s program: “With the availability of reusable bags you have given us, Mainstream Green empowers all of us to participate in NY State’s ban on plastic and contribute to the global movement of community environmental health. With the bags we are enabled to educate and reinforce to our community the detriments of…
Spooked by Waste? Repurpose your Pumpkins!
Of the nearly 2 billion pounds of pumpkin grown in the United States in 2014, some 1.3 billion pounds were thrown into solid waste trash instead of being eaten or composted, according to the US Department of Energy. Mainstream Green’s got resourceful ideas about what you can to do with…
Insurer Chubb announces plan to cut coverage of coal production + usage in power plants
On July 1, 2019, Zurich based Chubb Limited (NYSE: CB), the self-described “world’s largest publicly traded property and casualty insurance company,” announced that it has adopted a new policy concerning coal-related underwriting and investment. With the new policy, the company will no longer underwrite the construction and operation of new coal-fired…
Read This Before Plant Shopping This Weekend!
This NYTimes article reports climate change is causing a northward shift of warmer weather, changing what plants thrive where as hardiness zones heat up. We hope you are going to plant more perennials, trees or shrubs, to help cool the planet, but before you plant, figure out which ones will…
Turn ordinary #Lawns Into #Yardens!
Don’t put down grass seed! Plant vegetables, trees and native perennials instead of lawns. #NoMow #OurPlanetIsTooHotToWasteOilAndGasOnLawns
Sheep being deployed nationwide to maintain fields of solar arrays
Simple, Easy Substitutes for Everyday Plastics
Simple choices that you make every day have a huge impact. Minimizing waste is an easy way to do a lot of good. —
Mainstream Green’s 2019 Stop Using Plastic Campaign
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