Deconstructing Deconstruction

By |2021-04-09T11:22:03-04:00April 9th, 2021|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Green for Business, Green for Homes, Reused Building Materials, Waste Diversion|

What is Deconstruction? The EPA estimated that around 600 million tons of construction and demolition materials were thrown away in the U.S. in 2018. These discarded materials come from building demolitions and renovations and their total weight is more than double that of all other yearly U.S. municipal solid waste. A great

Spoiler Alert: Confusion Over Date Labeling Creates Avoidable Food Waste

By |2020-12-18T13:05:35-05:00October 16th, 2020|Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste, Green for Homes, Waste Diversion|

Food Waste: Ripe with Problems Have you ever brought home fresh produce, placed it in your fridge, only to forget about it until a week later, and then, like an archaeologist discovering an ancient artifact, you dig it out and notice something fuzzy growing on it? We’ve all been there. It’s unnerving to have to

Press Release: CET to Receive EPA Funding to Support Anaerobic Digestion in Communities

By |2020-10-02T14:45:03-04:00October 2nd, 2020|Farm Energy, Press Release, Waste Diversion|

Massachusetts-based Center for EcoTechnology Among 12 Organizations to Receive EPA Funding to Support Anaerobic Digestion in Communities 10/01/2020 Contact Information:  John Senn (senn.john@epa.govcreate new email) (617) 918-1019 BOSTON — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced that the Agency selected 12 recipients to receive approximately $3 million in funding to help reduce food loss and waste and to

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