Green Vendors Wanted

Join us as an earth-friendly exhibitor at Merchantville’s Earth Fair on May 9th. Applicants must support our green message. We welcome vendors with products or information about reducing our carbon footprint, sustainability, recycling or repurposing. In keeping with a strong environmental commitment, the event will be zero waste and all registrants must indicate in their application what environmental educational message or product you will be promoting at the event. Organizers reserve the right to disqualify vendor applications that do not have an environmental message to convey or product to sell. We require that all wastes (bags, to-go containers, cups, drinking straws, etc.) generated during the event must either be recyclable or compostable. Booth registration is FREE. This event is rain or shine. Register through Eventbrite.

 

Eco-Friendly Class Gift

Thank you to Merchantville School Class of 2019 who donated a Water Bottle filling station that has already helped to saved our local environment from more than 2,000 plastic bottles. Elkay's bottle filling stations provide convenient hydration with a rapid fill of filtered water to quench thirst and minimize plastic bottle waste in the environment. Students can now fill up using water bottles that are eco-friendly and, at the same time, promote healthy choices by reducing the consumption of sugary drinks. The addition of this filling station will generate enthusiasm for school-wide sustainability, improve the overall health of students and reduce the number of disposable water bottles used at the school. Bottled water is the second most popular beverage in the United States and currently, only 20% of disposable water bottles are recycled. Plastic water bottles take a large amount of petroleum to make and transport and, up to 700 years to biodegrade.

 

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