A Waste Less Community

You cannot get through a single day without having an impact on the world around you. What you do makes a difference, and you have to decide what kind of difference you want to make.

- Jane Goodall

Articles 30 and 31 passed with near-unanimous support!!

Thank you to everyone that supported the effort!

Now let your favorite Lexington businesses know that you supported this and will support THEM as we reduce plastic waste together!

Let's Reduce Plastic Pollution

LPS Green Teams, Girl Scout Troops, and Lexington residents are bringing Citizens Article 30 and Article 31 to Town Meeting in March 2019 to reduce:

  • Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) Food Serviceware and Packaging (Article 30) &
  • Single-Use Plastic Beverage Straws and Stirrers (Article 31).
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If you have any questions or comments, please email us at lpsgreenteams@gmail.com or fill out the questionnaire below. Thank you!

Here is our outreach booklet:

2019bans-poly-straws-stirrers mailer

Supporters of Proposed Bylaws in Article 30 & 31:

Girl Scout Presentation BoS.mp4

Troop 65411

Artistry on the Green

Business Waste Reduction Resource:

ReThink Disposable is a technical assistance program to help food business operators reduce waste and cut costs by minimizing disposable packaging items.

LPS Green Teams Presentations at Schools and Events

LPS green teams for LHS Spanish 20190117.pptx
LPS Green Teams - Simplify the Season Dec2018
LPS green teams for LPS Leadership 201809.pptx