20 Feb '12, 4pm

Non-Profit Group Works Towards Greener, Cleaner Mardi Gras

Non-Profit Group Works Towards Greener, Cleaner Mardi Gras

Non-Profit Group Works Towards Greener, Cleaner Mardi Gras 0 Tweet by Allyson Koerner February 20, 2012 Categories: Causes , Environment . Tomorrow is one of the biggest celebrations in New Orleans… Mardi Gras! As much fun as the holiday is, with parades, floats, picnics, and of course a whole lot of flashing for purple, green and gold beads, the sustainability of Fat Tuesday is something that seems to be forgotten. One particular non-profit group, VerdiGras, is taking it upon themselves to work towards a greener future for one of the largest carnivals around the country. The grassroots organization unites all types of people in support of the environment. Their mission includes preserving Louisiana culture, empowering others to embrace a greener, cleaner carnival and reducing the dependence on foreign materials. In 2011, the founders of VerdiGras, Kirk and Holly Groh, rea...

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