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

PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR TO CONFIRM MEETING AND/OR TIME CHANGES
 
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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
6th Annual Hanover/Dartmouth Community Yard Sale
September 3, 2016
Neighbors helping neighbors through re-use and recycling.  Time, location, and other details to be announced late summer.
Sustaining Landscapes Initiative
2016-2017
Create sustainable landscape demonstration sites using Perma-culture principles to address environmental issues.  Read more...
Green Power Community
On-going from 2014
Hanover electricity gets greener and cleaner in 2016.  22% of the electricity consumed in Hanover is green-e certified or on-site solar generated!  Read more...
Plastic Plant Pot Recycling
2016-No collections
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.
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...


COMPLETED ACTIVITIES

Event/Program
Date
Description
What Does a 100% Renewable Energy Future Look Like? National, State & Local Perspectives
Wednesday, January 20, 2016, 7 to 9 pm at Filene Auditorium, Moore Hall, Dartmouth College
Envision a future powered 100% by renewable energy. Read more...
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...
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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