Hazardous Waste, eWaste, and Paper Shredding Oct. 29

Got some stuff to get rid of? October 29th is the day for you to recycle electronic waste, and safely shred documents with confidential information. Come to 200 Mt. Vernon Street in Dorchester (the Bayside Expo Center Parking Lot) and recycle your unwanted documents and waste for FREE - residents can bring up to 10 boxes to shred! Don't forget, you can also get rid of any hazardous waste you may have on October 29th as well, at UMass Boston in Dorchester. See the City of Boston's website for particulars:

Become a Food Coop Ambassador, Jun. 30

Bring food access to Dorchester! Come hear about the plans to get healthy, affordable food in Dorchester by building a Community Food Co-op. A training and educational workshop will take place Thursday, June 30 at the Codman Square Library (690 Washington Street, Dorchester) from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Light dinner will be served. With question, or to RSVP, email You may also visit >> Read More

DEHC visits The Food Project, Jun. 25 (PHOTOS UP!)

Update: Pictures of DEHC's June 25 visit to The Food Project in Dudley Square are now online! Check them out at

Come take a tour of The Food Project's Greenhouse and Urban Farm with DEHC! The Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition will take its regular Saturday workshop on the road for a special urban agriculture expedition on Saturday, June 25. From 9:30 to 11:30 a.m., participants will be led through The Food Project's exciting Roxbury spaces. After the tour, the group will engage in a short volunteer workblock in the greenhouse. Contact Joel Wool ( or Danielle Andrews ( for details.


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GreenDorchester (formerly known as Dorchester Environmental Health Coalition) is a volunteer-run local organization working to make Dorchester a greener, healthier, more sustainable place to live, work, play and/or learn.


450 Washington Street
Dorchester, MA 02124
United States
Key Partners: 

Some of GreenDorchester's partners: Annapolis Neighborhood Association ~ Codman Square Health Center ~ Dorchester Historical Society ~ Dorchester House ~ DotWell ~ Fields Corner Main Street ~ Four Corners Main Street ~ Franklin Park Coalition ~ Friends of Ronan Park ~ Boston Healthy Homes and Schools Collaborative ~ St Marks Area Main Street ~ Uphams Corner Westside Neighborhood Association ~ Viet-AID.

New partners always welcome!

How to get involved/application guidelines and procedures: 

Join in! Call 617-474-1478 or email info[at]

Key Programs Offered: 

Air Quality Improvement, Bicycling/Walking Advocacy, Community-based Planning, Community Gardens, Environment, Farmers' Markets, Greenspace Creation, Public Transit Advocacy, Youth Leadership Development

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