Shopping Online Versus In-Person: Which is Greener?

By |2021-12-23T15:57:37-05:00December 23rd, 2021|Articles, EcoBuilding Bargains, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

Shopping online versus shopping in-person: which is more environmentally friendly? The holiday season has arrived and along with it comes the pressures and pitfalls of excess consumerism. While giving and receiving gifts can be thrilling, you might be wondering about the environmental impact of all the shopping you’re doing, and how you can lessen it.

Food Waste Initiative Creates Jobs in Massachusetts

By |2016-12-28T16:40:29-05:00December 23rd, 2016|Articles, Climate Change, Composting, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Food Donation, Food Waste, Go Green, Green for Business, Green for Homes, Health & Safety, Local green power, Press Release, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Renewable Energy, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

To help businesses and institutions maximize recycling, reuse, and composting opportunities, the Center for EcoTechnology administers a program called  RecyclingWorksMA for the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection. The agency has just released a report highlighting the economic benefits in Massachusetts of food waste reduction initiatives. The following post, with a link to the report, was originally posted

Lauren Stevens Earns Center for EcoTechnology’s Local Environmental Leadership Award

By |2016-03-23T19:11:38-04:00March 23rd, 2016|40th Anniversary, Alan and Laura Award, Articles, Press Release, Uncategorized|

Community leader, writer, educator, and outdoor enthusiast Lauren Stevens of Williamstown, Mass., has received the 2016 Alan Silverstein and Laura Dubester Award for Community Environmental Leadership from the Center for EcoTechnology. Stevens, who has been working for more than three decades to protect and raise awareness about our local environment, received the award today, Wednesday,

Short Answers to Hard Questions About Climate Change

By |2016-01-21T16:39:17-05:00January 21st, 2016|Articles, Climate Change, Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

Have you ever felt confused or overwhelmed with information about climate change? This New York Times article offers a concise summary of the causes and effects of climate change, as well as the actions you can take (and we can help you take!) to make a difference. If you're ready to start taking steps to

Green Your Stadium: Sports Venues Reducing Food Waste

By |2018-09-14T14:13:31-04:00July 30th, 2015|Articles, Food Donation, Go Green, Green for Business, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

When you think of attending a professional sports game, do images of eating hot dogs and ice cream instantly come to mind? Food at sports events is an important part of the experience– but it does not have to be wasteful and environmentally damaging. Considering the massive size of stadiums and the number of people

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