Vermonters: help keep your community clean, green and natural by volunteering for Green Up Day. It's a wonderful tradition in Vermont that goes back to 1970 and it's fun! Connect with your town's volunteers and get involved.
That's an oven door that Ken and Liz just put into Ken's car. Who throws their old oven out at the beach??
Green Up Day is an annual tradition where thousands of good hearted Vermonters don their muck boots and head outside to pick up trash, keeping our state clean, green and pristine.
Jake's first day on the job and we've got him wading through the Connecticut River. What a good sport!
Even Jeremiah pitched in by picking up all the old deer bones in the area. Riley's haul is less interesting... the usual beer cans, coffee cups and styrofoam cooler remnants.
Geoff and Ken are doing a final walk-through and QA check ;)
Join In the Fun!
Have you participated in Green Up day before? If not, how about giving it a try? Find out who's coordinating Green Up day in your community and join them.
In Vernon, Emily Vergobbe has been volunteering her time to coordinate Green Up Day for years. She's asking volunteers to get together this Saturday morning at 8:30 at the Vernon recreation center. There she'll have trash bags and snacks along with a pizza party at noon to thank everyone for helping. It's a good time to get outside with your neighbors and help steward your community's natural landscape and waterways.
By the way Emily's looking to retire and pass the Green Up Coordinator baton on to someone else. Any takers? Volunteer here.
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