What Exactly Is a Climate Action Plan? A Look at Concord’s Plan

Photo by Markus Spiske on Unsplash February 3, 2021, Submitted by John Borger of Hingham Net Zero We recently commended the Selectmen’s decision to seek approval and resources at Town Meeting for development of a Climate Action Plan (CAP) for Hingham. We provided a brief, generic definition of a CAP. But what might Hingham’s plan …

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Small Change, Big Impact

Thursday, January 21, 2021 – Submitted by the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee What would it take to make one small change in your habits this year? Did you know that if we all make one small change, it will add up to huge savings for the town? In 2021, Hingham will be paying approximately 25% …

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Meet Hingham Net Zero – Your Local Climate Action Group

October 2, 2020 – Submitted by Anne Morin, Member Hingham Net Zero Climate change is arguably the biggest challenge of our generation and it demands ambitious action on all fronts. While it is critical that large corporations and global governments need to take meaningful steps to reduce emissions of heat-trapping greenhouse gases,  the reality is …

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Growing Popularity in Composting

October 1, 2020 by Conor Miller, Founder of Black Earth Compost* Compost, Grow, Eat, repeat… This summer my four-year-old daughter came to understand what her Papa does for work. She now knows the difference between trash, recycling, and composting. She is taking the fruit sticker off the banana peel and tossing it into the green …

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Hingham Virtual Solar Open House Tour National Solar Tour

Wednesday, September 23, 2020 Have you wondered what is involved in having solar panels, heat pumps/mini-splits, or an electric vehicle? On this year’s Hingham Solar Tour, you will be able to visit Hingham homes that have solar panel installations and other carbon-reducing technologies in operation. Your Hingham neighbors will showcase how they are reducing their …

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Household Hazardous Waste Day 2020

9/21/20 – Submitted by Janice McPhillips For the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee (officially known as the Long-Range Waste Disposal and Recycling Committee) Were you one of the many of us around town who did some spring cleaning in your garage, basement, or workshop to prepare for the annual Household Hazardous Waste Day Collection last spring? …

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