Tuesday, September 29, 2015

GRinCH and Weavers Way team up for the next Ewaste event!

People have been asking about our next Ewaste event and here it is! We are teaming up with Weavers Way's Environment Committee to bring responsible Recycling to Norwood Fontbonne on Sat. January 16th from 10am-2pm.
Donations fund GRinCH's Green Student Warrior grant program.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Hazardous Waste Drop off!

The annual Haz Mat collection is nearby!  If you have things in your basement or garage  you wish to  safely dispose of, here are details:

Household Hazardous Waste Events
Northwest Transfer Station, Domino Lane & Umbria Street

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Eco Alley at the Garden Fest!

 Eco Alley, organized by Green IN Chestnut Hill (GRinCH) and the Business Association, will have a live band called Ernie and Neal, an activity making Recycled planters, Mt Airy's own Philadelphia Salvage and a Book FreeCycle! Bring your gently used books, cd's and dvd's to the Chestnut Hill Valley Green Bank to donate today through Saturday then swing by Eco Alley on Sunday to pick FREE books! Eco Alley will be located on Southampton next to the Chestnut Hill Hotel.

Sunday, April 19, 2015

Eco Alley at the Chestnut Hill Garden Fest!

Eco Alley, the green branch of the Chestnut Hill Garden Fest, is coming up on Sunday May 3rd! In addition to new vendors like The Resource Exchange and veteran favorites like Philadelphia Salvage, we will have a new band! Ernie and Neal are a family friendly high energy rock band and favorite of Kid's Corner's amazing host Kathy O'Connell! Plus recycled planter making with GRinCH board member Lana Corrales and her darling daughter Miriam and a solar demo with Linda Rauscher! 
Plus the Book FreeCycle!! Donate your gently used books, cd's and dvd's to the Ch. Hill Valley Green Bank up until Friday May 1st at 6pm. Then take what you want from the Book FreeCycle on Eco Alley!

Stop by our green branch of the fest next to the Chestnut Hill Hotel, Sunday May 3rd from 11am-5pm! 

Thursday, April 9, 2015

Girls Climate Summit!

If you have a daughter or friend who is 11-18 years old and interested in Climate Change and its environmental impacts please pass this info along to them! GRinCH grant winner Rekha Dhillon-Richardson, an inspiring student at Springside CHA, is organizing an amazing Girls Climate Summit on Sat. April 25th. Click here for more info: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/girls-climate-change-summit-tic…

Thursday, March 19, 2015

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Solar for the Home--workshop!

In an attempt to rapidly increase rooftop solar in Philadelphia, Clean Air Council and the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia are offering a special opportunity to residents of northwest Philadelphia. From now through March 2015, homeowners can use collective buying power to get solar systems for their properties, resulting in greatly reduced costs.

The next workshop will be held at Chestnut Hill Library located at 8711 Germantown Avenue, Philadelphia, PA on Saturday, January 17th, between 3:30 and 4:30. Register Here.
Start your Saturday with a solar home tour in Flourtown at 1:30. 48 College Ave, Flourtown, PA  19031. Register Here.

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Thank you TreeCyclers!!!

Thank you to everyone who drove or dragged their Christmas Trees to our TreeCycling event last Sunday! We collected a record 125 trees and over $400 in donations that fund our Green Warrior Student grant program. What a great way to start the year!