Press Release: Toolkit Unlocks Potential for Food Scrap Composting

By |2020-01-07T14:58:11-05:00January 2nd, 2020|Uncategorized|

Official Press Release: For immediate release Contact: Lorenzo Macaluso, 413-218-1543, Toolkit Unlocks Potential for Food Scrap Composting The Center for EcoTechnology (CET), in partnership with BioCycle, releases a toolkit on adding food scraps to leaf and yard trimmings composting sites - decision tree for municipalities and other composting site operators. (Northampton MA, December 5,

5 Tips for Sustainable Holiday Shopping

By |2019-12-26T11:27:24-05:00December 26th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Did you see the recent New York Times article about people making sustainable choices for gift giving this holiday season? A recent study has shown that people are becoming more concerned with “responsible retail,” prioritizing purchasing items that align with their values over flashy, expensive gifts. As environmental issues become increasingly prominent, more people are

Catlin Farmstead

By |2020-01-08T09:53:38-05:00December 19th, 2019|Uncategorized|

Catlin Farmstead is a dairy and compost operation owned by the Catlin family located in Winchendon, MA. The Center for EcoTechnology provided grant-writing assistance to fund their compost aeration and heat recovery system. We were offered a tour of their facility to see the results of our work and we were excited to see upon

Creative Reuse: Light Globe Center Pieces

By |2019-11-25T16:15:33-05:00November 25th, 2019|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Looking for a fun way to decorate for the holidays without buying decorations you know you’ll just throw away? Try this upcycling craft to convert your spare light globes into fun, light-filled centerpieces! These spare light globes were found at EcoBuilding Bargains, the largest reclaimed and surplus building material store in New England. Use your

DIY Toiletries Using Items from Your Kitchen Cabinet

By |2019-11-22T09:39:03-05:00November 22nd, 2019|Creative reuse, Food Waste, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Have you ever had that one baking project where you bought all the ingredients you needed, but then they just end up sitting in your kitchen cabinets? This project is a great way to put those ingredients to good use! These DIY toiletry products are all natural and help prevent skin irritation caused by harsh