Green Team

This Lenten season we invite you to take daily steps to permanently reduce your own carbon footprint. The following are examples to help you take a "carbon fast" during Lent:


  • Calculate your carbon footprint

  • Go plastic free (refuse single use, overpackaged items, straws)

  • Take less than 3 minute showers

  • Commit to meatless days (as many per week as possible)

  • Compost kitchen scraps

  • Incorporate car free days

  • Drive the speed limit

  • Buy conscientiously, (less, local, used)

  • Stop catalogue delivery/junk mail (sign up for catalog choice)

  • Line dry clothes rather than use dryer

  • Eliminate air travel

  • Turn off all appliances and lights when not in use 

  • Join a group to advocate for climate change legislation

  • Plan to plant a tree

  • Feed the birds



"Jairam Rao was a member of Youth on Board and the Boston Student Advisory Council's Climate Justice Team.
Jairam recently graduated from Boston Latin School and was headed to Boston University this fall."

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Green Team Beach Cleanup - Wollaston Beach in Qunicy - September 2018


Green Team Report (Click Here)