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Marigny Green Updates

The FMIA Marigny Green Committee shares updates, ideas and other content to help our neighbors stay informed, get involved and stay green.  

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  • 22 Mar 2021 3:01 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    40 Arpent Wetlands Observatory   40 Arpent Wetlands Observatory is very close to the Marigny in Chalmette, LA.    There is a boathouse with a lagoon providing access to the 40 Arpent Canal and great for canoeing, kayaking, paddle boating, fishing and yoga. There is a pedestrian bridge to the dock for viewing nature and bird watching .

    Where:  8201 Benjamin St. Chalmette, LA  70043

    Hours:  Monday-Friday 7:00am-4:00pm

    More Information:  504-278-4200

  • 15 Mar 2021 11:17 AM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    Read the great Marigny Green News article in the FMIA Newsletter why it is important to keep your catch basin cleaned.

    The mantra is: Only rain down the drain!



  • 8 Mar 2021 12:59 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    Glass Half Full has residential pick up.  Glass Half Full converts the glass into sand for our coasts and for disaster relief. For information go to glasshalffullnola.org/residents.

    Don't forget there is free glass drop off at 3935 Louisa Street Monday and Wednesday 9am - 5:30 pm and Saturday 9am -4:00pm.  

    Directions:  Really easy - take Franklin Ave to Louisa Street, turn right 1/2 block and make a U Turn and you are there!  The building is blue and you will see the bins. 

  • 1 Mar 2021 4:07 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    Vintage Green Review is a zero-waste supplies +  {Re}Fill Bar. Their goal is to reduce the amount of waste you send to the landfill. Vintage Green Review(VGR) believes that the "lowest possible impact you can have on the environment is to buy items secondhand if possible before choosing new products made of those materials." VGR has curated secondhand and vintage zero waste products.  VGR items are locally sourced. New items that are sold have details how and where they were made. "Vintage Green Review helps you live a vibrant, low waste lifestyle with vintage-inspired solutions that make sustainability fun and interesting. We research & review time-tested ideas from history to help you reduce waste, and we sell eco-friendly products inspired by life before plastic." 

    Vintage Green Review is having a March Pilot Pop Up located at 3530 Magazine Street across from Ace Hardware or you can shop on line with local pickup or zero-waste shipping. Check out their website site for details of products and hours www.vintagegreenreview.com 



  • 22 Feb 2021 2:41 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)
     NEW ORLEANSRECYCLES CURBSIDE
    • PLASTIC # 1 and #2
    • CARDBOX-SHOEBOXES, PAPER EGG CARTONS, DRINK CARTONS, CORRUGATED AND PAPERBOARD BOXES!
    • JUNK MAIL! COUPONS! GIFT WRAP! ENVELOPES!
    • PAPER BAGS! CATALOGS! MAGAZINES! NEWSPAPERS! PHONEBOOKS!
    • SMALL, EMPTY, AND RINSED ALUMINUM AND STEEL CANS!
    • CEREAL AND CRACKER BOXES! - RINSE AND REMOVE LINERS

    THANK YOU FOR RESPONSIBLY RECYCLING

  • 8 Feb 2021 11:35 AM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    Resilient NOLA  wants to thank everyone who took the time to carefully un-decorate their tree and set it out for collection! There were 59 truckloads of Christmas trees used for coastal restoration. It is a 37% increase from last year. A special thanks was given to their Sanitation workers.   

    Marigny Green

  • 25 Jan 2021 6:08 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

    Mardi Gras parades are canceled this year. This does not stop locals from having Stay-at-Home Mardi Gras. Many residents are decorating their homes as house floats. Don't forget to use old Mardi Gras beans and throws! 

    Marigny Green

  • 19 Jan 2021 6:24 PM | Deborah Oppenheim (Administrator)

      

    Glass Half Full is taking glass from residents of the New Orleans Area. It is an easy to get to their warehouse at 3935 Louisa Street. The hours are Monday and Wednesday, 9:00- 5:30 and Saturday 9:00 - 4:00.

    Glass Half Full collects and sorts used glass from residents of New Orleans. The glass is converted it into beach-like sand and glass cullet that can be used for disaster relief, eco-construction, coastal restoration, and glass products. Their vision is to divert 100,000 pounds of glass from NOLA landfills.

    For more information go to  www.glasshalffullnola.org 

     


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