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Chelsea High School plastic pick-up program cancelled

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Sinacola for the information in this story.) The Chelsea High School plastic pick-up campaign has been cancelled. Residents should no longer drop off any plastic at the high school, WSEC, the library, Agricole, … Read more

Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition: more than recycling

By Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition member Stephanie Doll I say zero waste. You say ___________? Recycle? Good answer. But let’s chat about even better strategies: Reduce and Reuse. Reduce To reduce waste is the most effective path toward zero waste. … Read more

Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition: Zero Waste Giving

By Julia Strimer A thoughtful gift is not an expensive one; it’s being thoughtful about the person who will receive your gift. A thoughtful gift is not a gift that you would like, nor is it a gift you think … Read more

Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition: CSAs, a primer

By Noelle Dronen Noelle Dronen is a farmer-educator who lives with her family on a small homestead north of Chelsea. The term CSA is kind of a clumsy acronym that even those becoming active in the local food movement might … Read more

Going Zero Waste in 2020

By Shawn Sinacola-Rodriguez “Paper or plastic?” it’s a phrase you can count on hearing when checking out at Polly’s. I spent the last 15 years of my grocery shopping life replying, “It doesn’t matter. Whatever is easier for you.” A … Read more

Learn about Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition

(Chelsea Update would like to thank Shawn Sinacola-Rodriguez, Michelle Tuplin, and the Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition for this new weekly column.) Hello, Chelsea: The Chelsea Zero Waste Coalition is excited to bring you zero waste tips, tricks, stories, and discussion … Read more