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Top 14 Ways to Reuse your Paper and Plastic Bags

By |2019-09-19T15:21:01-04:00September 29th, 2017|Composting, Creative reuse, Education, Go Green, GoGreen Mailbag, Recycling, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Massachusetts has often been at the forefront in sustainable development and environmentally progressive policies. As of July 2019, 122 Massachusetts cities and towns, representing 50% of the state’s population, have passed a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Plastic bags can take hundreds of years to decompose and since recycling plastic bags is a costly process,

GoGreen Mailbag: LED Lighting

By |2016-10-24T13:35:57-04:00October 19th, 2016|Climate Change, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, GoGreen Mailbag, Green for Homes|

From time to time, we receive several inquiries about the same topic. We’ll try to address those topics in a brief, practical way in this ongoing series we call the Go Green Mailbag. This time, we discuss LED lighting. What are LED bulbs, and how do they work? LED stands for Light-Emitting Diode. A diode is

GoGreen Mailbag: Solar Electricity

By |2016-09-12T16:28:40-04:00September 12th, 2016|Go Green, GoGreen Mailbag, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy|

From time to time, we receive several inquiries about the same topic. We’ll try to address those topics in a brief, practical way in this ongoing series we call the Go Green Mailbag. This time, we discuss solar electricity. Q: How does solar electricity work? What are the benefits of using solar electricity? How can

Go Green Mailbag: Carbon Monoxide and Combustion Safety

By |2017-05-05T14:59:22-04:00December 11th, 2015|Energy Efficiency, Go Green, GoGreen Mailbag, Green for Homes, Health & Safety, Home Energy Ratings|

From time to time, we receive several inquiries about the same topic. We’ll try to address those topics in a brief, practical way in this ongoing series we call the Go Green Mailbag. This time, we discuss carbon monoxide and combustion safety. Winter is here, and with it the heating season. If you burn a fuel

Go Green Mailbag: Radon

By |2017-09-21T10:20:39-04:00June 24th, 2015|Go Green, GoGreen Mailbag|

By Kevin Pink, Customer Service and Marketing Assistant From time to time, we receive several inquiries about the same topic. We’ll try to address those topics in a brief, practical way in this ongoing series we call the Go Green Mailbag. This week, we discuss Radon. Q: What is radon, why should I be concerned