Earth Day and Arbor Day proclaimed in Hingham

Photo by Joshua Ross Photography April 14, 2021 by Carol Britton Meyer The Selectmen last night proclaimed Thursday, April 22, as Earth Day — and Friday, April 30, as Arbor Day — in the Town of Hingham. Selectmen Joseph Fisher and William Ramsey read the accompanying proclamations issued by the board. The Earth Day proclamation …

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Home Composting Program and Virtual Workshop

April 9, 2021, from the Town of Hingham Website Home Composting The Town of Hingham in partnership with the Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee are excited to announce a new Home Composting Program. On April 22, 2021 the Town of Hingham will be offering rodent-resistant home composting bins for $25, over 50 percent off the retail …

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The Story of Plastic – Free Screenings this Weekend

Thursday, February 25, 2021 – Submitted by Cleaner Greener Hingham Committee Don’t let the rain this weekend cloud your outlook. Instead of the usual weekend movie, how about this special look that will open your eyes to an important environmental issue? This is not your typical Saturday night date movie or feel-good family popcorn flick …

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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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‘Tis the Season: Composting 101

Monday, November 20, 2020 by Hingham Anchor Green Living Contributor Janice Brown McPhillips Are you sick of raking yet? Raking hurts my back. Carrying heavy bags of leaves is hard work. But there is magic in those leaves, especially when you mix in your fruit and vegetable waste in the form of a compost pile. …

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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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