2023-2024 Climate Cafes


May 2024:

Green Burials

What is a green burial, and what are the environmental benefits? Where are they available in Massachusetts?

Presented by: Green Burial Massachusetts, Inc.

The slides from this presentation can be viewed here.


April 2024:

Beyond Plastics: Why We Must and How We Can

Presented by: Eileen Ryan, President of Beyond Plastics Boston; and Elisa Pearmain, head of Green Hudson’s Plastics Reduction Committee

The slides form this presentation can be viewed here.

Here is a great short video that was shared at the presentation.


March 2024:

Electric Vehicles 101

Presented by Anna Vanderspek, Electric Vehicle Program Director at GreenEnergyConsumers.org

The slides from this presentation can be viewed here


February 2024:

Are Your Recycling Efforts Going to Waste?

Presented by Volunteer Hudson Recycling Coordinator, Jackie Gillis.

The slides from this presentation can be viewed here


January 2024:

Benefits of Composting

Presented by Bart Yeager from Black Earth Compost.

The slides from this presentation can be viewed here


December 2023:

Electrifying your home: Incentives and rebates available to Hudson residents.

Presented by Green Hudson’s Co-president, Brian White

The slides used in this presentation can be viewed here


November 2023:

Hudson’s Conservation Agent, Pam Helinek, presents the climate mitigation projects that have been implemented and those being planned for implementation in Town.


October 2023

Alexi Dart-Padover, a Director of the Hudson Land Trust, discusses the benefits of and how to create a native plant garden.


October 2023

A brief history of Green Hudson from our co-President Brian White, and an overview of why we need to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

The slides from this presentation can be viewed HERE.