Sustainability

Sustainability Is Brewed At Monsoon Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar

By |2019-08-09T15:31:31-04:00August 9th, 2019|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability|

Located just around the corner from EcoBuilding Bargains in Gasoline Alley in Springfield, MA, Monsoon Coffee Roastery & Espresso Bar provides locals with a place to lounge, work, and converse with one another. The sustainable practices of this roastery greet you immediately as you enter the shop through reclaimed 200-year-old barn doors. Reclaimed 200

Creative Reuse Project: Make Your Own Paper!

By |2019-06-24T11:15:10-04:00June 24th, 2019|Creative reuse, Recycling, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Looking for a fun summer project? How about a family-friendly paper making activity! Paper making is a fun and interactive way to engage children in thinking about the paper recycling process and issues of waste reduction. This hands-on project demonstrates how used and discarded paper can be recycled into ‘new’ paper in order to conserve

6 Ways to Stay Environmentally Friendly on Vacation

By |2019-05-23T08:51:13-04:00May 23rd, 2019|Energy Savings, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Summer is right around the corner, which means you’re probably starting to plan a fun summer vacation! While traveling, keep these 6 environmentally friendly tips in mind: 1. Bring Reusable Items  Bringing a water bottle, reusable utensils, coffee cup, or foldable bags on your trip will reduce the need to buy single use products that

Fourth Annual EcoBuilding Bash Recap!

By |2019-05-14T09:33:48-04:00May 14th, 2019|Composting, Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Outreach, Reuse Rockstar, Reused Building Materials, Solar Access, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

Thank you to everyone who showed up to our annual EcoBuilding Bash this past Saturday! We had a great turnout with over 200 guests in attendance. This event is our way of celebrating reuse and our customers, while also providing home improvement tips from industry experts. We loved meeting our guests in the lumber yard