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Environment

Happy New Decade from Sidewalk Buttler

The New Year is a time to look ahead with hope and expectation. It’s a time to take stock, plan for the future, and move forward.

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Nan McLaughlin
Recycling

Investing in People and Planet

As we prepare to wrap up 2019, Mike and I are feeling grateful for all of our allies in the movement to eliminate cigarette butt litter from our environment.

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Nan McLaughlin
Environment

People Doing Great Things For a Healthy Planet

Whether you’re taking a walk on the beach or strolling downtown, it’s always disheartening to see plastic litter in the environment. But what can any of us do about it?

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Nan McLaughlin
In The News

Sidewalk Buttler Pitches GSB Launchpad

Last week, Mike and I had the opportunity to pitch Sidewalk Buttler as one of five Gorham Savings Bank LaunchPad finalists.

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Nan McLaughlin
Sustainability

How Do You Define Sustainability?

We are lucky to work alongside so many great people doing their part for Planet Earth every day. Today, I want to share some of them with you.

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Nan McLaughlin
History

Sidewalk Buttler™ — The Origin Story (Final Chapter)

Though we hustled to be ready for inspection of our new shop, that inspection was disappointingly postponed. Nevertheless, we got to work on The Big Order.

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Nan McLaughlin
History

Sidewalk Buttler™ — The Origin Story (Part II)

National Resource Council of Maine’s 2014 Sustainability Report heightened community awareness and support of our Sidewalk Buttler program.

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Nan McLaughlin
History

Sidewalk Buttler™ — The Origin Story (Part I)

The story of Sidewalk Buttler™ began in 2013 as a way to help clean up toxic cigarette litter on the streets of Portland, Maine.

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Nan McLaughlin
Environment

My New Patient: Planet Earth

After more than forty years as a registered nurse, I am switching my focus from the individual patient to a global concern: Planet Earth.

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Nan McLaughlin