Health & Safety

Decarbonizing Our Community

By |2022-08-15T16:36:39-04:00August 11th, 2022|Buildings, Climate Change, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Farm Energy, Green for Business, Health & Safety, Innovation, Reused Building Materials, Uncategorized|

The Community Climate Fund CET is wrapping up our third year of deploying our Community Climate Fund (CCF). The CCF is a vehicle for regional institutions and businesses to sponsor local, high-impact carbon reduction projects that help accelerate a just and equitable transition to the low-carbon economy. The fund started

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

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

Wind Turbine Myths…Busted!

By |2021-03-19T13:57:57-04:00October 21st, 2016|Climate Change, Energy Savings, Health & Safety, Local green power, Renewable Energy, Sustainability|

Wind power is becoming increasingly affordable and has the potential to greatly reduce our reliance on fossil fuels and create less pollution in the air. However, there are several misconceptions about this new type of technology, so let’s set the record straight by busting some of the most common myths about wind turbines! Myth One:

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