News : Going Green is Child's Play at the Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Oct 7, 2011

Published in High Profile

by Scott Szycher

Located in historic downtown Dover, the Children’s Museum of New Hampshire is known for their outstanding learning exhibits for kids, and the great time that families experience during their visits. But while the focus of the museum is on young minds, the Children’s Museum has instituted an impressive number of sustainability measures to ensure they’re protecting the communities they serve.

First and foremost, the Children’s Museum has partnered with Portsmouth-based Earthtec Outfitters – a clothing manufacturer and retailer specializing in clothing made from recycled plastic – to take the museum’s plastic recycling to a new level. Earthtec has provided the Children’s Museum with several eye-catching recycling containers for plastic bottles, and all plastic collected will be upcycled into fabric for shirts or other wearable items the Children’s Museum’s staff can use.

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