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    2024 Salem Living Green Expo - May 11!

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    2023 Salem Living Green Expo
    Saturday, May 13, 2023, from 10 am – 1 pm / Old Town Hall, 32 Derby Square, Salem, MA
    Lots of great North Shore businesses and community organizations shared their expertise, products, initiatives, and services that improve Salem, the North Shore and ultimately the whole planet. Attendees learned how to save money at theirr home or business while working towards a greener and more sustainable future.
    Thank you to our Expo sponsors: A&A Services Home Improvement, Crowley Corporation's Wind Services Division, Derby Square Architects, Endless Energy, & Seagrass Salem.
    Home and business owners will learn about:
    -Energy Efficiency improvements 🏠☀️❄️
    -Sustainable design in architecture 🏡🏣
    -Recycling education ♻️♻️
    -Salem Power Choice and home energy assessments ⚡️⚡️
    -Recycled products for home and business
    At the expo, kids and families will enjoy:
    -Salem Police's new EV, a Ford F150 Lightning, & Derby the Dog 🐕‍🦺
    -Vernal pond display and critters 🦎🐸
    -Touch Tank from Salem Sound Coastwatch 🦐🐟🐚
    -Learning about Bicycling in Salem 🚴‍♀️🚴‍♂️
    -Expanding community gardening in Salem 🌷🍅🍆
    -Hearing about local wildlife rescue 🐿🐇🦉
    -Games for all ages!
    & MORE!
    The first 500 attendees received a complimentary "Save the Monarch Butterflies" Seed Packets!



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    During the Living Green Expo, we had 3 different Exhibitor Talks upstairs with local experts on a variety of subjects!
    10:30AM - Offshore Wind (Crowley/Avangrid)
    Learn at what stage the development of the new Salem Wind Offshore Port is and have the opportunity to ask questions to the team of Crowley Wind Services, the new port operator. Crowley is a turnkey wind services provider, who leverage its marine assets, offshore and port operations expertise, logistics capabilities, and digital platforms to offer total lifecycle support and supply chain management solutions for logistics suppliers, offshore wind developers and original equipment manufacturers in the Wind Industry. Crowley has a Jones Act certified fleet of vessels and over 100 years of experience in advancing the success of energy providers.
    11:15AM - Community Farming & Food Forest / Styrofoam Ordinance
    City Councilor and local farmer Andy Varela will introduce you to the Mack Park Food Farm, a combination of a working municipal farm & a community food forest. Councilor Varela will also talk about the newly introduced Styrofoam ordinance and give you the highlights on when the ordinance will go into effect and what it means for businesses and residents alike.
    12:00PM Noon - Induction Cooking Demonstration
    Join Stacy Kilb (she/her), Salem’s Sustainability Engagement Coordinator, to learn about the magic of induction stoves. This half-hour demonstration will explore the differences, advantages, and disadvantages of cooking with gas, electric, and induction! You will have the opportunity to ask questions and even use a portable induction cooktop. Stacy works in Salem’s Sustainability and Resiliency Department. Her job is to make sure that both City Departments and residents of Salem are on a greener path. Feel free to call her at 978-745-9595 x 41013 or email skilb@salem.com with questions about any sustainability or resiliency-related thoughts/questions you may have!

    • Renewable Energy

    • Transportation

    • Waste Reduction

    • Green Building

    • Offshore Wind

    • Lawn & Garden

    • Electric Vehicles

    • Home Supply & Cleaning Products

    • Energy Efficiency

    • Energy Star Appliances

    • Sustainability Education & Lifestyles

    • Home Improvement

    • Waste Management

    • Scientific & Technical Services

    • Solar

    • Recycling

    • Education

    • and more...



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