Reuse and Crafting at Hancock Shaker Village

By |2017-07-26T18:02:03-04:00July 26th, 2017|Climate Change, Composting, Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Go Green, Local green power, Recycling, Renewable Energy, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Volunteer|

Papermaking at the Hancock Shaker Village The Center for EcoTechnology is thrilled to partner with Hancock Shaker Village to bring information about energy efficiency and waste reduction to their events and activities! This past Friday we offered upcycling activities for children at the Village’s Free Fun Friday extravaganza. In one activity children repurposed

Goodbye to the EcoFellowship Class of 2017

By |2017-07-01T14:46:54-04:00June 30th, 2017|Climate Change, EcoFellows, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Volunteer|

The Center for EcoTechnology does incredible things every day to help people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We help businesses and institutions implement programs to divert wasted food, we work with contractors to build homes to exceptional efficiency standards. We work with farmers to help them get funding for energy efficiency and renewable

Peter Hofman Earns Center for EcoTechnology’s Local Environmental Leadership Award

By |2017-05-31T15:15:33-04:00May 18th, 2017|Alan and Laura Award, Press Release, Recycling, Sustainability, Volunteer, Waste Diversion|

      *For Immediate Release* Contact: John Majercak, Center for EcoTechnology President, 413-586-7350 x228 Peter Hofman Earns Center for EcoTechnology’s Local Environmental Leadership Award Lee Resident Receives 2017 Alan Silverstein and Laura Dubester Award for Community Environmental Leadership   5/18/17 Pittsfield, MA – Peter Hofman, chair of the Town of Lee Greener Gateways Committee,

Winter Blitz Weatherization Training

By |2017-09-01T12:05:15-04:00November 4th, 2016|EcoFellows, Energy Efficiency, Energy Savings, Green for Homes, Volunteer|

By Aliza Heeren, Marketing/Green Homes Fellow CET Energy Analyst Jamie Overby training students on how to use a calking gun to insulate windows. This Thursday, our outreach EcoFellows Katie and Lexie headed out to Williamstown for an exciting teaching opportunity in weatherization. Instead of teaching elementary schoolers about recycling, which has been their typical

Mosaic Mural in Downtown Springfield Promotes Reuse!

By |2016-06-27T17:42:03-04:00June 17th, 2016|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, EcoFellows, Recycling, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Volunteer, Waste Diversion|

By Claire Cuozzo, Outreach and Education Fellow This past Sunday, the Center for EcoTechnology participated in Make-It Springfield, a collaborative community revitalization initiative hosted by UMass Amherst and MassDevelopment. With clear blue skies overhead, we teamed up with community members to create a public mosaic mural in an alcove off of Worthington Street in Springfield.

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