WHO WE ARE

Upcoming Events

Be A Part Of Nature, Not Apart From Nature (webinar) Thursday, March 4th 7:00pm – 8:00pm

How Community Members Can Support EV Readiness In Their Towns (Facebook Live) Friday, March 5th Noon – 1:00pm

The Solvable Problem of Food Waste: How We Can Help the Environment and Our Community (webinar) Thursday, March 11th 7:00pm – 8:00pm

Green Up Your Clean Up with Emma's Essence of Earth (Facebook Live) Friday, March 12th 1:00pm – 2:00pm

Practical Tips for Sustainable Yards and Gardens (Facebook Live) Friday, March 19th Noon – 1:00pm

Rethinking Disposables in our CT Schools (webinar) Thursday, March 25th Noon – 1:00pm

Upcycle Nature Crafts At Woodcock Nature Center (in person) Saturday, March 27th Various time slots

Click here for details and registration.

Mission

Engage the community in initiatives that advance a culture of conservation and educate residents, schools, and businesses about best practices in building, energy, food, transportation, and waste/recycling to drive responsible stewardship of air, land, water, wildlife, and other natural resources; thereby promoting and supporting efforts by the Town of Wilton and other Wilton organizations to achieve environmental sustainability. 

History

Incorporated in 2010, Wilton Go Green was created by a group of citizens eager to engage the community of Wilton, CT in sustainable initiatives.

We came together in the fall of 2009 as a committee of the Wilton Energy Commission charged with putting on the first Wilton Go Green Festival. Sharing a mutual passion for conservation and sustainability, we wanted to create a fun, informative day for people to learn about the simple steps they can take to make better use of energy, money, and our scarce resources. We found that many organizations in and around our town were eager to participate — from non-profits and corporations, to pre-schools and faith communities. With over 80 exhibitors, 20 workshops and more than 1,000 attendees, the Festival was a huge success.

And so, this group of volunteers spun-off from the Wilton Energy Commission to establish Wilton Go Green, Inc. Our goal is to develop a wide range of sustainable initiatives in cooperation with the Town and other area nonprofits.

Our Vision

Wilton will be the most environmentally sustainable town in Connecticut. 

See more of what we’ve accomplished over the years.

People

Wilton Go Green Board of Directors

Tammy Thornton, President
Tina Duncan, Co-Vice President
Dana Gips, Co-Vice President
Falguni Madhavani, Secretary
Doris Noonan, Co-Treasurer
Brian Shea – Board Member
Patrice Gillespie – Board Member
Kim Burke – Board Member

(Pictured left to right: Kim, Dana, Surbhi, Doris, Tammy, Heather, Patrice, Tina. Missing Brian)

Wilton Go Green Advisory Council

Jeanne Young
Woodcock Nature Center

Mike Conklin
Wilton Conservation Commission

Daphne Dixon
Live Green CT

Jennifer Fascitelli
Town of Wilton, Dept. of Public Works

Christene Freedman
Wilton YMCA

Will Haskell
CT State Senator

Gail Lavielle
CT State Representative

Kevin Smith
Superintendent of Wilton Public Schools

Lisa Somer
Marketing & Advertising

Elaine Tai-Lauria
Wilton Library Association

Debra Thompson-Van
Sustainable CT Liaison

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