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Radius Provisions in Food Waste Disposal Laws

By |2022-09-23T11:48:57-04:00September 22nd, 2022|Uncategorized|

Among the nine U.S. states that have passed commercial food waste disposal legislation, five include radius provisions. Businesses that generate wasted food are subject only if there is a food waste processing facility within a designated distance—say, 15 or 20 miles. Naturally, the default interpretation of these radius provisions is that covered entities be

Reducing Wasted Food in Rhode Island

By |2022-08-29T17:25:15-04:00August 29th, 2022|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, Green for Business, Outreach, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Wasting food is a major problem for our environment, economy, and communities, especially when so many families are food insecure. CET acts as a catalyst nationwide to accelerate the development of a vibrant marketplace aimed at diverting wasted food from the commercial and institutional sectors. In Rhode Island, CET works directly with businesses to

Utility Led Acceleration of Residential Efficiency & Electrification Retrofits

By |2022-08-17T15:20:09-04:00August 16th, 2022|Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Innovation, Leadership, Uncategorized|

A Feasibility Study of Tariffed On-Bill Financing in Ipswich, Massachusetts Ashley Muspratt1 and Jon Blair2 1Center for EcoTechnology, 2Ipswich Electric Light Department Imagine your utility told you they wanted to invest in state-of-the-art technology for your home. No taking on debt, no credit checks, no matter if you're a renter, and no matter

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

In Case You Missed It: Weatherization Webinar Recap!

By |2022-02-03T17:22:31-05:00February 3rd, 2022|Buildings, EcoFellows, Home Energy Ratings, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Webinar|

Weatherization Works! On January 31, we held our Weatherization Works webinar. If you missed the webinar, or want to revisit a topic we covered, check out the recording below! Weatherizing your home is an easy fix that can greatly increase your comfort while decreasing living costs. The focuses of the webinar included home energy efficiency,

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