- New Host!
The Hopewell Valley Green Team website has migrated to a new host. Please bear with us as we get acquainted with our new surroundings.
- Decarbonize Your Home
For HV Green Week in April 2022 the Hopewell Valley Green Team hosted a virtual forum, “Decarbonize Your Home.” The HVGT and local experts outlined a variety of options and provided many resources which are now summarized here (energy efficiency), here (electrification) and here (renewable energy). A video recording of the webinar can be viewed […]
- Recycled content law will also ban styrofoam peanuts
In January, 2022, NJ Governor Phil Murphy signed into law legislation requiring an increase in the content of post-consumer recycled plastics, glass and paper in various packaging products (S2515/A4676). Beginning in 2024… sale of polystyrene loose fill packaging (“peanuts”) will be prohibited. rigid plastic containers shall contain at least 10% post-consumer recycled content. In 2027 […]
- NOT Accepting #5 Plastics
Until further notice the Green Team is not accepting #5 plastics at the Pennington Farmers Market. When we tried to deliver our first load of to Whole Foods in late June we learned that they had stopped accepting #5’s just a week earlier. It seems that this step was taken because Preserve has stopped taking […]