On Wednesday, March 4th, grab your reusable tote-bag and head on over to Whole Foods on Magazine Street or on Veterans Boulevard. Wednesday ONLY. Whole Foods will DONATE 5% OF NET SALES to The Green Project!
This month The ReUse District is organizing a used cooking oil and grease drive to raise awareness about The Green Project’s new grease collection program. Cooking oil and grease can be brought to The Green Project Monday through Saturday, 9am to 5pm. All donors will receive a tax donation for the value of their donation. The ReUse District is trying to get as many restaurants on board as possible and will recognize participating restaurants with their own website page. For more information or to learn about pick-ups, email Beth at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Recycling for Kenner Residents: Just a few months ago, KLV Operations started a free curbside recycling program for Kenner residents with the support of Catholic Charities. They already have a 25% participation rate, and are (of course) looking for more households to join in.
The Green Project is looking for nominations for the Board of Directors: Do you know somebody that is passionate about sustainable waste management or reuse? The Green Project is now open for nominations for the Board of Directors, and wants your input. Feel free to nominate yourself to put your environmental zeal to good use!
What are the requirements?
- Attend one board meeting per month
- Participate on at least one committee
- Make a personally appropriate financial commitment to the organization
The board will be voted upon at the annual membership potluck meeting on June 28th, 2011– so mark you calendars!Nominations and inquires should be sent to Marilyn Kearny at email@example.com. Nominations must be received by May 21, 2011.