Actions In Progress
Patsy - 10/23/22 - Nelson/Harrisville: Catching up on website updates; watched Mary in Harrisville deliver plastic film recycling to Hannaford’s; high volumes being collected
Nelson -10-9-22 - Patsy - will be updating website with minutes and working on the next newsletter; published an LTE on 9/12 focused on landfill law and on incineration; talking with member of the Nelson Conservation Commission who is considering modeling Harrisville activities in Nelson.
Nelson - 8/14/22- Patsy: LTE on Plastic Free July published in Keene Sentinel. Put out Ten Towns August Newsletter. Met with three people in Peterborough that want to start a regional group.
Nelson - 6/19/22- Patsy: Added alternatives to SUP to the Ten Towns website including information from Surfrider. Also started a page on the website on bottle bill legislation. Hope to get Peterborough and Keene involved in TT. Hope to get a statewide press release out on Plastic Free July.
Nelson - 5/20/22- Patsy: Kearsage group getting press release for Plastic Free July; Susan, Patsy and Kristine will work on that; Getting Ten Towns Today newsletter ready for June; Sounding board for Mary for June; Cheshire Academy panel with Christina, Josh Arroyo, Elm City Compost rep.; Working on 10towns website: Action of the month, Ten Towns Today Newsletter now under “Success Stories”; Actions now a list of towns and will be linked to a town page that show actions in progress and those completed;
Nelson 4/24/22 - Patsy has been making updates to the TTTA website; Earth Day display up in the library, newsletter in the works; clean up day in Nelson; attended NRRA Recycle Right campaign info session
Nelson - 4/10/22 - Patsy collaborated on a library book display; shared Dover Green Tips/newsletter; helps Harrisville
Harrisville/Nelson - 3/27/22 - Mary & Patsy met with KSC Call program; will host expert panel for Plastic Free July month - Christina, Melissa Gates, Joshua on the panel; collecting foam over 3 months; conscious of carbon footprint for transporting foam; newsletter publications ongoing promoting NexTrex and Terracycle; impacting other on plastic wrap considerations; “Read - Return - Repeat” messaging in online newsletter and library; new action to introduce plastic pollution education into stem/art classes; resources on ‘craftivism’; Google Analytics for the Ten Towns Toolkit
Nelson - 3/13/22 - Patsy sent a newsletter to launch attendees; will approach librarian about climate book display
Reader Opinion: In July, refuse to use single-use plastic refuse
by Patricia Beffa-Negrini in the Keene Sentinel. Published July 6, 2022
Reader Opinion: Take action to protect our air and water
by Patricia Beffa-Negrini in the Keene Sentinel. Published September 12, 2022.