THE GREEN TEAM 2018-2019 Highlights

By |2019-09-16T16:44:14-04:00September 16th, 2019|Education, GREEN TEAM, Outreach, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

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

Pittsfield Elementary Schools Teaching Experience

By |2019-04-17T13:46:38-04:00April 17th, 2019|EcoFellows, Education, Recycling, Sustainability|

For over 40 years, the Center for EcoTechnology has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. Our mission is to research, develop, and promote those technologies with the least disruptive impact on the natural ecology of the earth. CET is a resource for objective information and guidance when it comes to navigating the

EcoFellows Develop Skills at Bard College C2C Conference

By |2018-12-18T11:58:21-04:00December 11th, 2018|EcoFellows, Education, Sustainability|

The Bard College C2C program offers weekend skills-based workshops for recent graduates and current college students. Upon completion of the conference, every participant joins a C2C Fellows network, which now has over 500 members. As part of the EcoFellowship program, CET provides Fellows with the opportunity to attend conferences for professional development. Earlier this month,

Learn How to Implement a Source Separation Program in Your School Cafeteria

By |2019-01-08T15:14:11-04:00May 8th, 2018|Composting, Education, Food Waste, Recycling, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

The GREEN TEAM is a joint program of the Center for EcoTechnology and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) that empowers students and teachers to help the environment through waste reduction, recycling, composting, energy conservation, and pollution prevention. The GREEN TEAM recently released an instructional video on source separation in school cafeterias. Source separation

Spring Clean Your House: Reuse and Recycle Your Old Furniture!

By |2018-04-18T17:33:11-04:00April 18th, 2018|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Education, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Reuse Rockstar, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Avery Cross, Green Business Fellow According to the EPA, approximately 8.5 million tons of furniture waste is sent to landfills each year, even though many of these items are still usable, either as parts or as a whole. With limited landfill capacity – that’s an incredible waste of space! Additionally, throwing out furniture for disposal demands more