News : NH Children's Museum in Dover saves trees with social media, email

Sep 7, 2011

Published in Foster's Daily Democrat and Portsmouth Patch

By Dave Anderson

DOVER — With more than 93,000 visitors annually, the Children's Museum of New Hampshire is striving to use its position as the state's most-visited cultural attraction to help end paper waste.

“As part as our effort to go green, we have been asking people to please consider receiving our newsletter via email instead of mail as a way to save paper,” according to Heidi Duncanson, drector of marketing.

When the initiative was first launched a few years ago, only about one percent of the museum's subscribers made the switch. All that changed last year, when the Children's Museum teamed up with local tech guru Roddi Chamber Smith, who owns the Dover-based firm ar•tech•u•late.

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