Welcome to the Green Up Ashland website where we provide information on our annual town clean-up.

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This year's event took place on
Saturday, May 7th, 2016
9am - 12noon
at the Stone Park Pavilion.

This year’s satellite locations for signing up the day of the event are
Downtown (near Sunnyside Café)
Encompass Gym, 200 Homer Avenue
Focus On Fitness, 290 Eliot Street

This year, Ashland Local Photographer Deborah Grady was at the event capturing the action at Stone Park!

Participate individually, as a family or group (scouts, sports teams, civic groups, religious groups, etc.). 

This is a great opportunity to enjoy the outdoors while contributing to your community.

Please bring your own work gloves, and wear bright clothing for safety.


A BIG thank you to all of our volunteers and participants who braved the cold and drizzle to make this year's event a success!!!!

Every year we are grateful for the the support we get from our sponsors.

 

2016 Sponsors include:
Ashland Directions

Ashland Shaw's Supermarket

Ashland Market Basket

Ashland Dunkin Donuts

Ashland Honey Dew Donuts

Waste Management

Green Up Ashland Stats from 2016:

Finally got our statistics from our May 2016 Green Up event... DRUM ROLL...
(18) tons of waste was bagged up from our town!
(9) tons of recyclable waste 
(145) Volunteers participated - THANK YOU
(20) locations throughout the town were cleaned up (this is down from 60 locations in 2015)

(2) community Service volunteers from the Ashland High School, MA(official)
(1) Scoot troup participation ‪#‎gettingbadges



A HUGE thank you to the local business of Ashland for donating an assortment of

goodies for our volunteers, organizers and participants during the event:
Ashland Directions
Shaw's Supermarket
Market Basket
Dunkin Donuts
Honey Dew Donuts
Waste Management

Lastly, thank you to Ashland Local Photographer Deborah Grady

for capturing the community cleanup!

http://www.deborahgradyphotographs.com/

Green Up Ashland Stats from 2015:

(225) Yellow bags distributed

(100) clear recyclable collection bags distributed

(190) Volunteers (up from 150 last year!!)

(95) Locations throughout town were cleaned (up from 61 locations last year!!)

(4) community serice volunteers from the Ashland High School

(2) Scout troops participated


A HUGE thank you to the local businesses of Ashland for donating an assortment of goodies for our volunteers, organizers and participants during the event:

Bodacious Bagels

Shaws

Dunkin Donuts

Honey Dew

McDonald's

Market Basket


Lastly, Thank you Shuttertime Photo for being there to capture the community commitment with your photography!



Water Conservation

If anybody is interested in purchasing a rain barrel, The Ashland DPW is offering them for $52 for the first 50 people. These are very handy for collecting rain water to be used for irrigation in order to conserve water purchased from the town. For more details click here.

Tire Recycling

Do you have used tires hanging around your home? Why not recycle them for FREE? If you are storing them outside, water can collect in the bottom which makes for a great place for mosquitoes to breed, and we've all been hearing about the new dangers of mosquito borne illnesses.


The Central Mass Mosquito Control Project will take tires and recycle them for you at no charge. Click here for more info.

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In case you are curious to know the exact time...


Below is a widget from the time.gov web site. This widget shows the official time as measured by the U.S. atomic clock located in Boulder, Colorado, which is maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), and the U. S. Naval Observatory (USNO). The atomic clock is said to be the most accurate time keeping device, so the time shown by it can be relied upon as official.