Monthly Archives: September 2012

Waste Audit of Harrington Park School lunch- Sept 27, 2012

As part of the application for Sustainable Jersey Certification, a lunchroom waste audit was conducted at Harrington Park School on Sept 28, 2011. A follow up audit was conducted on Sept 27, 2012. Green Team member and HSA President Theresa … Continue reading

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Thank you- DPW and Garden Club

The HP trifecta: planter, recycling container, and trash can! While running errands this past week I realized that almost every trash can in public areas in HP has a bright blue recycling container next to it and there is usually … Continue reading

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Fall began yesterday! Reminder- 6 more weeks of garden refuse pickup

On Sept 21 at 10:46am fall began! The heat and humidity of a New Jersey summer are in the past, the nights are noticeably cooler, the crickets are chirping at a slower pitch, the mums are blooming, and leaves are … Continue reading

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Blue bottles for a Green School

On Friday September 14th, all of the students at Harrington Park School were given blue reusable bottles. The logo incorporates HP, the recycling arrow, and the words Reduce/Reuse/Recycle. (Blue and white are the school colors!) Dr. Fried sent the following … Continue reading

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HP School- “green” plans for the Sept and on

The “Education for Sustainability Programs” Actions was completed as a part of Harrington Park’s August 2012 application Sustainable Jersey Certification. This involved documenting thee programs in place at HP School and also included the activity of the NVOT SOPE club. … Continue reading

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A shortened Town Day- on Sept 8th

Unfortunately September 8th had very unsettled weather and Town Day was rained out after just under 1 ½ hours. Although the conditions kept many people away, The Green Team table did have visitors. Please note the beautiful banner (purchased with … Continue reading

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Sept 8th:Town Day 12-4, visit the EC/Green Team table! Also hazardous waste collection Mahwah 9-3

Harrington Park Town Day will be held on Sat Sept 8th from noon to 4pm at Highland Field. The Green Team/Environmental Commission will have a table there- look for our new banner! We will have for sale- Earth Machine™ composters, … Continue reading

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