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.
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
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,
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
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