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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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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A Climate Story

John and Margaret tell their story of how ordinary Hingham folks can do their part to reduce the impact of climate change. September 15, 2020 by John Borger, story orginally published for Hingham Net Zero We started composting kitchen scraps and yard waste around 2010 in a 3-bay composting bin I built out of lumber …

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Brown is the New Green

September 3, 2020 by Anchor contributor Janice Brown McPhillips Here is something we can all agree on – despite some rain in the last ten days, this summer of 2020 has been a hot and very dry summer. Even before we in Hingham owned our water utility, I personally have been worried about all the …

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