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MEETINGS
3rd Wednesday of each month
8:30AM - 10:00AM

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Mission

The Sustainable Hanover Committee supports the efforts of the community to assure that the Town of Hanover thrives for present and future generations.

CURRENT ACTIVITIES

Event/Program
Date
Description
What Does a 100% Renewable Energy Future Look Like? National, State & Local Perspectives
Wednesday, June 20, 2016, 7 to 9 pm at Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall, Dartmouth College
Envision a future powered 100% by renewable energy. Read more...
Green Power Community
On-going from 2014
EPA names Hanover as New Hampshire's first Green Power Community.  17% of all electricity used in Hanover is green.  Who is green and how to join them?  Read more...
Building Sustainability/Resiliency into the DNA of the Hanover Master Plan
On-going from Summer 2014
Review and initial thoughts/questions for Hanover's upcoming Master Plan revision.  Read more...
Plastic Plant Pot Recycling
A note from the Sustainable Hanover Recycling Committee:
The special collection days sponsored by Longacre's Nursery and the Sustainable Hanover Committee have been suspended for 2016.  Hanover residents may put clean plastic pots marked with humbers 1 through 7 in their curbside bins.
We regret this development and will pick up the program in the future if it becomes practical to do so.
Keep the valuable plastic in your plant pots out of the landfill. Items accepted – all shapes and sizes of plastic plant pots and trays, including...  Read more...


COMPLETED ACTIVITIES

Event/Program
Date
Description
Hanover Button Up Workshop
Thursday, October 22, 2015, 7-9 PM at R.W. Black Community Center
Save money and increase the energy efficiency of your home with energy training manager Andy Duncan.  Read more...
5th Annual Hanover/Dartmouth Community Yard Sale
September 5, 2015
Neighbors helping neighbors through re-use and recycling.  Date, location, and other details to be announced late summer.
Green Cleaning Workshop
Thursday, June 25, 2015, 5:30-7:30 PM at Co-op Food Store in Lebanon, NH
FREE workshop on household cleaners.  Learn what cleaners to avoid and how to make your own homemade cleaners.
Solarize Hanover
Enrollments: Oct to Jan 2015
Installations: Spring to Summer 2015
62 residents and businesses signed contracts through Solarize Hanover to generate their own clean, renewable electricity.
Hanover Green Power Challenge
LIMITED TIME OFFER
Sign up ends May 28, 2015
Buy certified Green-e electricity, stabilize your electric bill, and benefit the Children's Hospital at Dartmouth (CHaD).
Gear-to-Go Sale at Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT
April 4, 2015, 10 am - 1 pm
Join the re-use movement-buy/sell/give away used equipment.  


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