WRSE wins Mayor Menino’s 2009 Green Residential Leadership Award

West Roxbury Saves Energy was honored to receive the Mayor’s 2009 Green Residential Leadership Award in a ceremony on April 16, 2009, marking the third year Boston and the Mayor have recognized environmental leadership in the city. Read More »

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West Roxbury Reads . . . In Defense of Food

As a community partner in West Roxbury Reads 2009, WRSE gave away reusable bags to attendees of several events associated with the WRR programming. The featured community book was Michael Pollan’s In Defense of Food, and Pollan’s culminating talk of the WRR series drew an attendance of more than 700 people on May 12. Read More »

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WRSE makes a plea to stop using plastic bags

This is not a Halloween costume, but it is still pretty scary—it’s how many plastic bags the typical person uses every year. In a pitch to get shoppers to stop using plastic bags, WRSE staked out in front of Roche Bros. and gave away nearly 500 reusable canvas shopping bags generously donated by Roche Bros. The outfit of bags, created and worn by WRSE member Karen Sauer, consists of 365 plastic bags and illustrates how even one person can make a difference Read More »

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