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Project Planet

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The Mansion strives to have a long-lasting, positive influence on the world around us, the community we live in, the people we employ, and those who visit. To that end we invite employees and guest s to come together for the common goal of protecting and preserving the planet.

We support the Global Soap Project! learn more

For 30 years we have engaged in sustainable practices that conserve natural resources and reduce our impact on the environment that include:

  • being paperless wherever possible; optimizing printed matter for low ink usage; recycling ink/toner cartridges
  • complying with state and local environmental laws
  • decreasing energy use
  • deploying reuse programs
  • encouraging employees to telecommute
  • focus on green dining
  • ENERGY STAR® appliances
  • make and use our own organic soap
  • not supplying hair dryers
  • using toilet paper made from paper (not from trees), unbleached and septic-safe
  • unplugging "energy vampires" when not in use (learn more)

We hope you will join us in our quest to preserve and protect the environment.
Choose to be part of project planet:

  • change to flourescent bulbs
  • donate time or money to the cause
  • opt out of junk mail (here are 8 ways)
  • print less, use electronic more
  • recycle your cans, glass and paper
  • reduce standby power consumption
  • reuse towels and linens
  • ride a bike
  • spread the word
  • take short showers using warm water
  • turn out the lights
  • turn off the faucet
  • use public transportation
  • use recycled paper for all printed materials
  • walk to work

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I loved the laid-back nature of the event. Every poem read, whether Yeats or a home-spun one, was expertly performed and exquisitely written. The mansion was new to me and I loved being able to browse around the main rooms. A treasure in every corner!

— AnnLloyd Hufstader