Refillery – NH’s first zero-waste grocery store

(By Maureen Milliken, Manchester Ink Link, August 4, 2023) Manchester area residents will get a chance to check out the area’s first zero-waste grocery store, if they already haven’t, when Live Free Refillery holds a grand opening Thursday… Owner Juliette Buell, with 15 years of experience in agriculture, created Live Free Refillery to share her passion for food and the environment with the community. To eliminate single-use plastic packaging, everything at the store is in reusable, recyclable or biodegradable packaging…

Lebanon Landfill Continues to Innovate

New Hampshire’s municipal landfill in Lebanon continues to innovate with more waste diversion programs by accepting plastic grocery bags for recycling with Virginia-based partner, Trex.

Statewide Networking at the Keep NH Green Environmental Summit in Laconia

(By Arnie Alpert, August 12, 2023) “I’m from Cornish Flat, New Hampshire, near Claremont and Lebanon, and my environmental concern is single use plastic waste and pollution in our state.” So began the introductions at the Keep New Hampshire Green Environmental Summit Saturday morning and on they went for most of an hour….By the time the 66th person introduced herself (a recently retired EPA employee who said she’s been involved in environmental campaigns since she was 6 years old), the summit was already a success.