Preserving Our Past by Protecting Our Future

Our Mission and Vision

We are a community organization working to reduce waste and pollution and achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2040. Our vision is a vibrant and engaged community actively addressing the climate crisis to ensure our town and planet are habitable and safe for future generations.

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An average two-person household has a carbon footprint of 47 tons of CO2 equivalent per year. The largest energy hogs are transportation (air travel, car manufacturing, and car fuel), home (construction, water, oil, natural gas, and electricity), food, goods, and services. Calculate your carbon footprint here


Learn more by watching our recent event, Living a More Sustainable Lifestyle.



Marblehead Ocean Week

June 5–12

Permaculture in Action

June 21, 4:30–5:30pm, Zoom

Plastic Free July!

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Use reusable cloth bags for produce.


10 Simple Things You Can

Do for the Planet

Marblehead Ocean Week

Join us from June 5–12 at events held throughout town to highlight issues affecting our waters. Stop by for solutions and activities that raise awareness and inspire action.

Event times and locations can be found in the Ocean Week Passport.

Plastic Free July

Sustainable Marblehead invites you to take the Plastic Free July Challenge!


We will post a calendar here with ideas and resources to help you and your family reduce your single-use plastic waste every day for the month. Let’s join the global movement to be part of the solution to plastic pollution.

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