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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…
Today is the longest day of the year! Sunrise in Montpelier, VT comes at 5:06 and sunset at 8:37, giving us 6 hours and 40 minutes more sunlight than at the winter solstice in December. We’ve worked so…
Christopher Ross shared a remarkable story about Green Up Day in Starksboro, in his Addison Independent story published on May 10, 2018. Nine-year-old Lux Tierney celebrated her birthday, for the fourth…