Green for Homes

Spring Cleaning: Keeping an Eye Out for Difficult to Manage Items in Your Home

By |2020-07-21T15:37:19-04:00July 15th, 2020|Green for Homes, Health & Safety, Waste Diversion|

With many individuals working from home, you may be choosing this time to de-clutter your space! There are potentially hazardous materials you may come across when spring cleaning, such as certain lightbulbs, thermostats, and batteries. Learn how to identify and manage elemental mercury, mercury-containing devices, and other difficult to manage or hazardous wastes. What is

Energy Efficiency Day!

By |2019-10-16T17:24:09-04:00October 16th, 2019|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Go Green, Green for Business, Green for Homes, Outreach, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

October 2 was Energy Efficiency Day! This is a national collaborative effort of dozens of energy efficiency advocacy groups to help people cut carbon, save money, and breathe easier. The Center for EcoTechnology collaborated with Columbia Gas, Advanced Energy Group, and Eversource to perform 25 energy audits for small businesses in Springfield, MA. We were

BusinessWest: A New Report Details Impact Of Food-Waste Reduction Efforts

By |2019-09-19T16:24:54-04:00September 19th, 2019|Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Solar Access|

“When we evaluate the impact of these waste bans,” Mansell told BusinessWest, “we see they can create job growth, help feed more hungry people, and, of course, increase capacity at existing landfills.” Read the full article here Learn more about our work with wasted food: wastedfood.cetonline.org