THE GREEN TEAM 2018-2019 Highlights

School is back in session and so is THE GREEN TEAM. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open! If you are a Massachusetts student, teacher, or parent interested in school programs that foster environmental and sustainable learning for all ages, GREEN TEAM registration may be the perfect opportunity! This environmental school program can

Using Upcycling to Reimagine Used Materials

You’re probably familiar with the concept of recycling, in which a product is broken down into its base materials and then remade into a new product, but how is that different from the growing popularity of ‘upcycling’? Instead of breaking down a product into its components, upcycling simply refashions or reuses the original object

Are You Storing Your Food Properly?

Rotten or wasted food is something that most of us have unfortunately experienced. You open the fridge door and there’s a peculiar smell that remains unidentifiable and pervasive. It haunts the fridge, seeping into your leftovers and pre-packed school lunches. Finally, it becomes unbearable and it’s time to examine the usual suspects: the berries you

By |2019-09-16T16:09:56-04:00September 3rd, 2019|Food Waste, Sustainability, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Minimize Waste with a Minimalist Lifestyle

Minimalism, also known as “simple living” is about living with less and using what you have to its maximum ability. Minimalistic living is essential to developing a sustainable lifestyle and will help you reduce your carbon footprint. By using less, you decrease the demand for materials that would typically end up in a landfill after

By |2019-09-16T16:05:26-04:00August 30th, 2019|EcoBuilding Bargains, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Meet the 2019-2020 EcoFellows!

It’s time to welcome another round of EcoFellows to the team at the Center for EcoTechnology! The EcoFellowship Program is a one-year paid fellowship position to work with CET staff and other EcoFellows to carry out a range of activities related to climate action initiatives and educational programming in western Massachusetts.

By |2019-09-16T16:12:44-04:00August 23rd, 2019|EcoFellows, Outreach, Sustainability|