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Newsletters and Announcements

Date: November 17, 2020

In this blog, find our various newsletters – Environmental News, GREENWorks, SQG News, Supply Lines With the Source and Municipal EcoLink – as well as various announcements, tips and reminders from across the agency.

Waste is a Resource Out of Place!

Date: September 20, 2021

You can start making changes to reduce your waste at home, out and about town, in the office, at school or in your community. 

Reducing waste at home is easy – Visit Pollution Prevention Tips for Households for ideas for simple things you can do to minimize waste at home and save money! Consumers can reduce waste by following the tips listed in Pollution Prevention for the Consumer.  

Safer Chemicals at Home, Work and School

Date: September 20, 2021

Do you know what is lurking in your cabinets? Consumers are not always aware of the toxic chemicals or dangerous materials that make up the ingredients of the products that are brought into the home. Visit the Household Hazardous Waste website for more information.

Celebrating 30 Years of P2 During P2 Week - September 20-26, 2021

Date: September 17, 2021

The New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services Pollution Prevention Program (NHPPP) invites you to be a part of Pollution Prevention (P2) Week, by incorporating activities into your daily routine that reduce or eliminate sources of pollution that help to protect the environment while also removing the need for costly disposal and cleanup. During P2 Week we celebrate our partners, businesses, industries and residents who use P2 to reduce waste as the source!

FREE Call2Recycle Battery Collection Boxes for Businesses

Date: September 13, 2021

Attention Businesses and Organizations:

Tropical Storm Irene 10 years later

Date: September 02, 2021

Ten years ago, Tropical Storm Irene dropped five to seven inches of rain in parts of New Hampshire on August 28, 2011. Irene especially impacted New Hampshire’s mountainous terrain areas. It is time to look at the progress NHDES has made since 2011 in working to prepare for, and respond to, these types of events in the future, which is particulary relevant considering the recent near miss by Hurricane Henri.

The Colonial Theatre in Laconia: a Brownfields success story

Date: September 02, 2021

The NHDES Brownfields Program celebrated a brownfields success story at the grand opening of the newly renovated Colonial Theatre in Laconia in late August 2021.

New NHDES Assistant Commissioner

Date: September 02, 2021

mark sanbornThe Governor and Executive Council approved the appointment of Mark Sanborn on August 18, as NHDES’ next Assistant Commissioner. Mark brings to NHDES a wide range of experience in public service at both the federal and state level, most recently serving as an Energy Advisor at the newly-established New Hampshire Department of Energy (previously, the New Hampshire Office of Strategic Initiatives).

Publicly available EV charging stations on Green Street, Concord

Date: September 02, 2021

Next time you are in downtown Concord, you may see some exciting new technology available to drivers of electric vehicles (EVs): battery charging stations! These Level 2 charging stations, which can provide up to 35 miles of range per hour of charge, are now available to the public at the State-owned parking lot at 33 Green Street.