Plastic Plant Pot collection will take place June 20th, 9-noon at Longacre’s Nursery, 220 Mechanic St, Lebanon, NH
Sustainable Hanover, community volunteers and Longacre staff will be ready to accept your various used plastic plant pots, trays, flimsy multi-packs and plant labels on Saturday, June 20th and the third Saturday of July, August (and maybe September).
No need to wash the pots, just tap free of dirt, remove staples and they will be ready for us to stack.
Help us keep this usable plastic out of the waste stream and landfills.
If you would like to offer an hour or two to this volunteer task, we would welcome your help. Anyone needing pots may also join us during the morning, good company and free pots are your reward!
Recycling subcommittee chair, Sustainable Hanover.
Incoming (female) resident at DHMC whose previous housing plans fell through- looking for clean, quiet, respectful female roommate to share 2-bedroom in Emerson Place apartments starting ideally in June (or July). Please email/reply if you are interested!
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Featuring beers from Hill Farmstead, Smuttynose, the Norwich Inn, and Citizen Cider (for 21+). Lots of delicious local food and non-alcoholic beverages (locally made kombucha!) as well! Come out to the farm on what promises to be a BEAUTIFUL day! Rides leaving from the Hop every 15 minutes started at 1pm.
Neighborhood Yard Sales*
Saturday, May 13,10-2 is yard sale day in Hanover/Etna!
To find the location of the sales, go to the town website
Click on the icons to find the addresses on the Google map and find a summary of sale items and some photos. (after 5/9)
Bring your family & friends for a great day of bargain
hunting, providing new homes for surplus stuff.
More info, email [email protected]
Sponsored by the Sustainable Hanover Committee
*Please note that this neighborhood yard sale event is independent of the Town ofHanover/Dartmouth College community yard sale that takes place each September in the Dewey field Parking Lot
DARTMOUTH BIKES POP-UP BIKE SHOP, Wednesday May 10th, 4-6PM, FAHEY/MCLANE
Mechanics will assess bikes on arrival, and may decide some repairs are beyond the scope of PUBS. However, we will be happy to help you schedule an appointment if this is the case. *Note* Dartmouth Bikes PUBS provide students/faculty with service on their bikes, and are intended to help with ‘quick fixes.’ PUBS is NOT the place to bring your bike if it requires major maintenance. If you are unsure whether or not your bike can be serviced during PUBS, or have questions about the services we offer, please consult a Dartmouth Bike Mechanic, or contact us at [email protected]
This Thursday, stop by the Richmond Middle School, 5:30 – 8pm to learn more about Opportunities for Community Solar in NH. Speakers from across the energy sector will explain net metering, legal agreements for community solar installations, and legislative requirements. Hear from folks implementing a number of different renewable projects in the state. For faculty & staff who own land in the Upper Valley, this should be a very informative & approachable event!
Brought to you by: Dartmouth Sustainability Office, Sustainable Hanover, Vital Communities & your town energy committees.
The EHS department has a Dell 7130cdn color printer, that we no longer use. Please see pictures below, the table is included.
Please reply to Molly (dot) O (dot) Rhoad (at)dartmouth (dot)edu
Eating healthy, eating local, & supporting local farms is easy thanks to Dartmouth’s Workplace CSA program! 3 farms will be delivering CSA shares full of fresh produce to locations across campus. Don’t forget to sign up for your favorite farm or the one delivering closest to where you park!
More info on Root5 Farm:
Root 5 Farm is located in Fairlee, Vermont. They deliver fresh, organic produce throughout the Upper Valley from May thru December.
Root5 Farm grows over 150 varieties of vegetables. CSA members receive a weekly box filled with a diverse selection of freshly harvested organic vegetables, herbs, and some specialty items like melons, ginger, dry beans, and sauerkraut.
Weekly boxes will be filled with 8-10 seasonal items. A share is designed to feed 2-4 people with a mixed diet, or 1-2 vegetarians by providing all of their vegetable needs for one week. The shares are often most abundant during the heavy harvest months of August, September, and October.
For more information, check out their beautiful website here!
More info on Sweetland: a message from Sweetland owner, Norah Lake D’06
Hello and happy spring from Sweetland Farm in Norwich!
Outdoors the weather is bouncing back and forth in true March fashion, but across the river and inside Sweetland’s greenhouses it’s truly beginning to feel like spring.
As we anticipate the upcoming growing season, we’re ready to open signups for our 2017 vegetable CSA!* We’re excited to begin our 6th season of growing great produce and delivering CSA shares to the Dartmouth community. We hope you’ll join us for a summer of good food and farm fun!
Sweetland offers half- and full-sized CSA (Community Supported Agriculture) shares, delivered Tuesday afternoons right to Dartmouth’s Fairchild Tower for convenient faculty, staff, and student pickup. Our CSA runs from mid-May through mid-October, offering 22 weeks of produce at an average weekly price of just $18 or $27, depending on share size. Our goal is to save you 30% on produce, compared to market prices. In addition to a diverse weekly box packed with the freshest produce, our shareholders also have free access to our plentiful pick-your-own flower, herb and vegetable gardens just 7 miles from campus, and are invited to visit the farm for seasonal events and self-guided tours. You can read more about our share options and become a shareholder on our website. For planning purposes it’s helpful if you sign up by late March, and we do offer a split payment option, so don’t delay!
More detailed information about the CSA is on our website http://www.sweetlandfarmvt.com/, photos from last season are on Facebook and Instagram, and we always like to hear from you with questions or ideas!
Norah Lake ’06 ENVS
*Don’t know much about CSA (Community Supported Agriculture)? Learn more about this direct market-style farming from Vital Communities.
*Dartmouth Sustainability Office fellow and certified yoga instructor, Molly Smith, will be teaching a yoga class out in the field at Sweetland during the CSA season! Open to both CSA members and non-members.
More info on Luna Bleu: a message from Luna Bleu owner, Suzanne Long ’83 P’12
2017 Life Sciences Center Workplace CSA from Luna Bleu Farm!
Do you work in or near the Life Sciences Center? Park in Dewey Parking Lot? Want to get fresh, local produce delivered weekly to a super convenient pick up location?
The Life Sciences Center is a pick up point for Luna Bleu Farm CSA Shares, as part of the Sustainability Office’s Workplace CSA program.
CSA Pick-Ups for the Life Sciences Center will occur weekly on Thursdays between 3:00 and 7pm in LSC Room 135! Luna Bleu Farm is a certified organic farm run by Dartmouth Alum Suzanne Long ’83, P’12 and located in South Royalton, VT. The farm offers three sizes of Vegetable CSA Shares, grows a huge variety of produce, and offers other add-ins to their CSA including local meat and eggs! More information available here or Sign up today! Additionally, feel free to email farmer Suzanne Long <[email protected]> if you have any questions!
Community Supported Agriculture, CSA, is a system in which a farm is supported by shareholders within the community who share both the benefits and risks of food production. Each week, customers receive a “share” of the farm’s harvest for that week in the form of a box of assorted vegetables!
Need supplies, an agar plate or some new glassware for your lab? Have an extra and no longer needed box of new pipette tips that you keep tripping over? Dartlist is proud to introduce Lab 2 Lab! With Lab 2 Lab, you can buy, share, give away and exchange equipment with other labs across campus! Our goal with Lab 2 Lab is to reduce lab waste, especially of disposable items, to improve efficiency and to help labs reduce costs.
To post to Lab 2 Lab, register with Dartlist and fill out a post like you normally would, then tag it under Lab 2 Lab and add the category, Lab 2 Lab. Thank you for your dedication to reducing waste! The planet thanks you.
Welcome to Dartlist! Dartlist is your source for buying, selling, advertising community events and auctions here at Dartmouth. As with any online marketplace, it is up to the user to be aware of scammers. We work hard to keep Dartlist spam-free, and your constant vigilance helps too. Please report any spam you may find. To help protect yourself against spammers and fraud, please read Craigslist’s tips here.
The Dartmouth Sustainability Project is proud to present Dartlist and we hope you find it a useful way to reduce, reuse and recycle at Dartmouth!
More information here: http://vitalcommunities.org/valleyfoodfarm/wp-content/uploads/sites/7/2015/12/December-Markets-Poster.pdf
It’s that time of year again for one of the most wonderful events of the year:
Christmas Market with a Difference
November 5, 6, & 7
Thursday & Friday, 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m
Saturday, Nov 7, 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Church of Christ at Dartmouth College
40 College Street, Hanover
Why is it different? You can find unique hand-crafted gifts not found elsewhere and make a big difference in someone’s life around the world.
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The church is transformed into a Market including jewelry, apparel, toys, children’s clothing, textiles, baskets, bags, ornaments, home decor, cards, specialty food and more.
100% of the proceeds are returned to 20 non-profit and charitable organizations, orphanages, schools, women’s cooperatives helping women support themselves and their families, organizations promoting conservation, sustainability, community production of needs such as water and food; all making a significant difference in the lives of families in some of the poorest regions of the world.
For more information on the organizations and the market visit us on Facebook or our website:
Stop by and visit the Cafe, you will likely find me behind the window serving soup… We have dozens of different homemade soups and delicious baked goods for sale throughout the day. Drinks and fruit also available. Soup-to-go for those in a hurry! Proceeds from the Cafe help pay for Market expenses as all the proceeds are returned to the non-profit groups and collectives around the world (around $79,000 in 2014).
This year we will be accepting credit cards.
Help us make this an exceptional year
Come by the Warehouse open three days this week to help clear out office supplies and other good for cheap!
Th, 11/5, 11:30-1:30 (faculty and staff, chart string only)
Fri, 11/6, 2:00-6:00 (entire Dartmouth Community)
Sat, 11/7, 9:00-12:00 (public)
Email [email protected] with any questions! Directions: Cross the Ledyard bridge from Hanover into Vermont and turn right immediately at the end of the bridge onto River Road. Turn into the first driveway on your left (Ledyard Lane). The Pottery Studio will be to the right of that driveway (small brick building with a small porch), drive straight up the driveway and you will see a roundabout and a gray warehouse!
Friday, November 6th
3pm, Steele 006
Followed by reception & book signing under the globe in Fairchild Tower
Free and Open to the Public
Dan Fagin is a Dartmouth Alum and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist who writes frequently about environmental science and is also a science journalism professor at New York University. His book, Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation,was awarded the 2014 Pulitzer for General Nonfiction, as well as the New York Public Library’s Helen Bernstein Book Award for Excellence in Journalism, the National Academies Science Book Award, and the Society of Environmental Journalists’ Rachel Carson Environment Book Award. The story of a small town ravaged by industrial pollution, Toms River melds hard hitting investigative reporting, a fascinating scientific detective story, deep historical research and unforgettable characters into a sweeping narrative in the tradition of A Civil Action, The Emperor of All Maladies, and The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks.
Last Plastic Plant Pot Collection of the year is happening on Saturday, 9/19, from 9 – noon at Longacre’s Nursery, 220 Mechanic St, Lebanon, NH.
Bring your empty pots, trays and flimsy multi-packs to the collection site. Volunteers from Sustainable Hanover and the community will be on hand to help you unload. Empty your garden, shed, garage or barn of unnecessary stuff and we will keep it out of the landfill for you.
The Annual Community Yard Sale will be Saturday Sept. 5th, 10-2 PM in Dewey Field lot. Enjoy great deals and neighbor-to-neighbor sales! The Yard Sale allows shoppers to bargain hunt at multiple “yard sales” in one place!
Email [email protected], if you can VOLUNTEER! Seeking volunteers for 1-3 hour shifts. Help make this community sustainability event awesome & take home great sustainability gear!
IMPORTANT: All cars parked in LOWER Dewey Field Lot must bemoved by 5pm this Thursday to clear space for vendors!
The Annual Dartmouth College/Hanover Yard Sale allows shoppers to bargain hunt at multiple “yard sales” in one place! The Annual Community Yard Sale will be Saturday Sept. 5th, 10-2 PM in Dewey Field lot. Enjoy great deals and neighbor-to-neighbor sales! IMPT: All cars parked in LOWER Dewey Field Lot must be moved by 5pm this Thursday to clear space for vendors. Email [email protected], if you can VOLUNTEER! Seeking volunteers for 1-3 hour shifts. Help make this community sustainability event awesome & take home great sustainability gear!
We have too many fridges! Sending kids off to college? Need an extra fridge for your garage? Want a fridge for office lunches? The Sustainable Moving Sale Crew will be selling uncleaned, “as-is” fridges for $5 this Sunday, 8/9. All fridges must be picked up and removed from site upon purchase. Most fridges require light cleaning with all-purpose spray and bleach! This is your chance to get a great deal and keep usable items out of the landfill! Directions to the warehouse here: http://sustainability.dartmouth.edu/calendar/
Registration for the 2015 Hanover/Dartmouth Community Yard Sale will open August 1. Registration forms may be downloaded from the Town of Hanover website, www.hanovernh.org, beginning Aug 1. The Sale will be held on Saturday Sept. 5th, 10-2 PM in Dewey Field lot.
Brought to you by the Dartmouth Sustainability Office and the Sustainable Hanover Committee, the Yard Sale allows residents/Dartmouth community members to rent parking spaces in Dewey Field Lot and set up “mini yard sales”. The public is invited to stop by and shop all the yard sales at one time and in one place!
2015 prices will be $20.00 per sale/car slot. Past sales have been tremendously popular and there is no question that you will have lots of opportunities to sell your extraneous stuff.
This is still a first-come, first-served sign-up, so signing up early is beneficial as we fill up quickly. Help us keep usable stuff out of the waste stream, lots of people are looking for what you no longer use or need.
Wrenched-Poster-8.5×11Wrenched-Poster-8.5×11SCREENING OF WRENCHED, 7-9pm, VINS (Vermont Institute of Natural Science)
Earth Day: The Dartmouth Sustainability Office is cosponsoring a screening of the documentary Wrenched at Vermont Institute of Natural Science. The documentary profiles environmental author and activist Edward Abbey and both Terry Osborne and Brooke Williams from Environmental Studies will be speaking. For those of you who haven’t been to VINS, it is a really cool sustainability spot in the Upper Valley!
GEORGE LINK LECTURE, 7:00pm, 105 Dartmouth Hall
Deirdre Heekin will present a talk in 105 Dartmouth Hall entitled: “Sustainable Revolutions: The Quest for Real Food and Wine in the 21st Century.” She will also read from her new book An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir (Chelsea Green Press). For more information, visit http://envs.dartmouth.edu/news/george-link-jr-lecture-april-21-2015.
Thursday, April 16th Sustainability Solutions Café: The Nile Project 12:30-1:30 pm, Paganucci Lounge, ‘53 Commons Artists and performers from the eleven countries that border the Nile River will connect the preservation of the Nile River watershed to the Connecticut River watershed in a broader discussion of resource conservation and sustainability.
The George Link Jr. Environmental Awareness Lecture: “Sustainable Revolutions: The Quest for Real Food and Wine in the 21st Century” 7:00 pm, 105 Dartmouth Hall Featuring Deirdre Heekin, a Vermont farmer, restauranteur, grape grower, and wine maker. Deirdre will read passages from her new book, An Unlikely Vineyard: The Education of a Farmer and Her Quest for Terroir.
Wednesday, April 22nd (Earth Day) Film Showing of Wrenched 7:00-9:00 pm, Pavilion at the Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) Nature Center in Quechee, VT. Visit the Vermont Institute of Natural Science for a screening of Wrenched, a film about how Edward Abbey’s passionate spirit and influential novels helped guide the environmental movement of the 1970s and ’80s. Words from Terry Osborne and Brooke Williams from the Environmental Studies Program at Dartmouth. Open and free to the public (suggested donation: $10).
Gear-to-Go Sale, Saturday, April 4, 10-1 pm, Tracy Hall, Norwich, VT
Whatever the season, the Upper Valley provides us all with many opportunities for indoor and outdoor activities. This is a perfect opportunity to look for good, used equipment (gear) at reasonable prices. See what your friends and neighbours have to sell (or give away) and help the Re-use movement.
What’s GEAR??? Skis, snowboards, snowshoes, sleds, skateboards, balls, “sticks” (lacrosse, hockey, field hockey), helmets, bikes, boots, golf paraphernalia, racquets, fishing gear, diving gear (scuba), canoes, kayaks, paddles, camping equipment (lanterns, tents, cookware), backpacks, hiking, technical mapping equipment, photography equipment, exercise equipment, maps, books, binoculars … and don’t forget gear to wear … jackets, fleece, boots, etc.
Another opportunity to promote RE-USE brought to you by …
Sponsors: Town of Norwich and Sustainable Hanover
If you have stuff to sell or donate, see which of the options below would work for you…..
1) Limited booth space still available for potential sellers. Contact
2) Anyone with ‘Gear’ they would like to sell but not enough for their own spot, join the Sustainable Hanover booth and ‘sell’ from there.
A modest donation to cover the cost of the booth will be required. Contact for more details
3) Here’s how YOUR ORGANIZATION might USE THIS AS A FUNDRAISER!
– “YOUR organization” pays fee of $20 to reserve a space to be a vendor (seller) (2 spaces – $40; 3 spaces $60, etc.)
– “YOUR organization” families/friends/supporters donate good quality “gear” to be sold at Gear-to-Go!!!
– “You and/or other folks from “YOUR organization” organize and sell your stuff on April 4 10am – 1pm.
– Income from “YOUR organization” sales on April 4 are used to support your rganization.