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.

How You Can Support Trees

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Do you want to support the planting and maintenance of appropriate, native, low-maintenance trees to enhance Marblehead's tree canopy? 

You'll help reduce heat loads, carbon levels, air pollution and storm runoff. 

Click here for more. 

Save Energy, Save Money,
Protect the Planet 

Click on the links below for the video and documents from the November 13, 2022, talk, "Save Energy, Save Money, Protect the Planet," sponsored by Sustainable Marblehead and the Unitarian Church. 

Click here for video.

Click on the following links for documents: PowerPoint presentationAir Source Heat Pump Fact Sheet, ASHP Assessment Program, NextZero Brochure, Electrify Your House, Homeowner Checklist

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Use reusable cloth bags for produce.


10 Simple Things You Can

Do for the Planet

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Sustainable Marblehead recognizes MMWEC’s obligation to provide adequate power to meet peak demand. At the same time, the cost and capacity of battery storage has changed dramatically during the six years since the project was first designed in 2015. Click here for recent article. 


We request that MMWEC further pause this project and allow for third-party analysis.


Click here for the full statement

Outdoor Advent Calendar

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Give the gift of time, memory making and fresh air this holiday season.


Click here for 1000 Hours Outside's Free Outdoor Advent Calendar.  

Weaving in outside experiences throughout the month of December will add a delightful breath of fresh air.

Our Working Groups