On September 23rd, Arlington Mothers Out Front had a big event in Arlington to celebrate the anniversary of community choice aggregation and to publicize the many things Arlington has done in the move to sustainability.
(All photos by Christa Kelleher.)
Paint the Town Green and Celebrate Arlington’s Path to a Sustainable Future.
- The one-year anniversary of Arlington’s Green Municipal Aggregation program with over 500 opt-ups since August 1, 2017
- Green Teams at every elementary school, a Green Team Coordinator and the 2018 Green Ribbon Schools recognition at the State and Federal levels
- Arlington’s recent admission to the Metropolitan Mayors’ Coalition
- Solar arrays on 6 public schools and real time production tracker on Town website
- Progress since 2010 as a Massachusetts Green Community, including receiving grants totaling $1.6 million to improve the energy efficiency of town operations
- and much more
This video “premiered” at the event. It is a great description of what CCAs are and why they are important. (Thank you to Brucie Moulton and Josh Katofsky for producing it!)