Green Up Day: May 30, 2020 Get Involved Volunteer Coordinators

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GREEN UP VERMONT POSTPONES GREEN UP DAY TO MAY 30 Now to be held the last Saturday in May, instead of the first. Green Up Vermont has been closely monitoring cornonavirus (COVID-19) communications and…
Green Up Vermont has been closely monitoring coronavirus (COVID-19) communications and guidance from the Vermont Department of Health, the Center for Disease Control (CDC) and daily news from Governor…
The very first class of students just graduated from the Burlington Code Academy this past August. As a final project, students worked in groups of five to tackle a project that sparked their interest.…
A few years ago, while wandering in the woods near my home in Marshfield, I stumbled upon what can best be described as a three-tree. It is three tree trunks growing out of one large trunk. I showed it…
I recently received an inspiring email from a mother and daughter living in Pennsylvania. They found our composting blog post from earlier this summer to be really helpful. Here is the email that they…
Attention teachers and parents! Mark your calendars for the Green Up Vermont Annual Student Contests for Writing and Poster Design. Any student K-12 may submit one entry each for Green Up Vermont’s annual…
Cigarette butts are litter! According to the Ocean Conservancy, cigarette butt litter accounts for one in every five items collected during clean ups, making it the most prevalent form of litter on earth.…
Green Up Vermont is saddened to hear of the recent passing of Brooks Buxton. Brooks was a Green Up board member for 6 years, serving from 2009 to 2015. Brooks was also a Green Up town co-coordinator for…
The Green Mountain Club website is a great resource for day hikes in Vermont! Here is a list, taken from their website, of some beautiful day hikes: Northern:Barnes Camp Loop, Stowe: This newly opened…
Composting Resources Although the composting portion of the Universal Recycling Law has been delayed until 2020,  that is right around the corner! Vermont’s solid waste districts have already begun promoting…