Will you and your family take the Zero Waste Challenge?
Did you know that the average person throws
approximately 5 pounds of trash out a day?!!!
The Manchester-by-the-Sea Sustainability Committee and Manchester Parks and Recreation Department invites you to join us in the
Manchester by the Sea Earth Day Celebration Zero Waste Challenge
April 17 - 24, 2020
Step 1: Each household must register with the Manchester Parks and Recreation Department before April 14th at www.mbtsrec.com
Step 2: On Saturday, April 17th start Composting, Recycling, Repurposing, and Reusing. (https://learn.eartheasy.com/guides/zero-waste-a-beginners-guide/)
Step 3: On Saturday, April 24th bring your trash bag down to the American Legion parking lot from 9:00 to 11:00 to be weighed. Facial masks are required.
Step 4: The household with the lowest week long trash accumulation will receive the honor of being Manchester-by-the-Sea’s Zero Waste Champion!
But what does the winner win? The official winner with WIN a gift card to Seven Seas Whale Watching trip for two!!!! All children involved in the contest will receive a coupon for a free cone at Captain Dusty's, craft kit to make a bird feeder and a bag of either flower or vegetable seeds to feed Mother Earth.
Thank you to our good friend at the Hooper Fund for generously sponsoring this community event.