Category Archives: Green Ideas

Found Money

Posted on by Rev. Fletcher Harper, Executive Director, GreenFaith

Energy Services Program Helps Nonprofits Cut Energy Use, Costs, Carbon Footprint What can a three-person team do to help a nonprofit save thousands of dollars each year? A lot, it turns out. Nonprofits that own their own facilities pay energy … Continue reading

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Poetry Friday Guest Blog: Greening the Dodge Poetry Festival

Posted on by Jenny Vickers, Clean Water Fund, NJ Communications Director

Let’s face it – festivals and big events produce a lot of waste. Think of all the single use items, like plastic and Styrofoam, we toss in the trash instead of recycling, reusing or even entirely avoid using. Everything that … Continue reading

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Watching Our Garden Grow

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It’s snowing in New Jersey today, but that’s not keeping us from thinking about and looking forward to another season with our rooftop garden. We’ve got a new item to add to our garden wishlist: What’s that, you ask? A … Continue reading

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The Newest Feature of Our Rooftop Garden?

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Although it will be a few months yet before we can get our hands back into our rooftop garden, we’ve been thinking about ways to improve our operations in 2011. We have a water source on our rooftop that we … Continue reading

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Adventures in Composting

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At Dodge, we have a staff “Green Team” which meets monthly to discuss and improve our green practices. We focus on a variety of areas, including how to green our Poetry Festival, how to choose office supplies, what we can … Continue reading

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