by Emily Neuman
For this, my last article in the Co-op News, I’d like to recognize those people who have helped our Co-op reach our environmental goals and challenged us to do more. When it comes down to it, our co-op is about people helping each other, and these people take that to heart. I’ve thoroughly enjoyed getting to know member volunteers and staff as we’ve worked together. Thank you!
I want to thank the tremendous group of member volunteers who brought the cooperative spirit to the Gimme 5 program. It was not always a joy to sort yogurt cups, but it was good to be together doing it! I am particularly grateful to those members who volunteered time and again:
I am also grateful to members who volunteered to help us make our events Zero Waste:
Sarah from SSF
Thanks to Kids for a Cooler Planet, who brought Green Bags to the Upper Valley:
And, thanks to those members who have given time to keep the reusable bag efforts rolling:
We have some wonderful can-do staff here at the Co-op with a passion for sustainability. I would like to recognize them for their service to the Sustainability Team, for their thoughtful approach to their jobs, and for making sure that the big goals we’ve set for the Co-op are coming to fruition on the ground. In particular, thanks to:
Emily Neuman has been the Co-op’s Sustainability Coordinator since August 2007. She and her family will be moving to Salt Lake City, Utah, at the end of May. Her enthusiasm for her work has been an inspiration to all of us, and her fellow employees wish her well in her new home!