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Tue, 20 Aug 2019 10:31:57 EDT

Get ready for those early mornings, packed lunches, and after school activities with this back-to-school organizer! We turned a reclaimed window into an organizer for your home. This project is kid-friendly, affordable, and shabby chic. This is a great project you can do with your kid(s) to get them excited for the new school year!

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Fri, 9 Aug 2019 15:31:31 EDT

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

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Mon, 15 Jul 2019 11:11:52 EDT

      For immediate release Contact: Lorenzo Macaluso, 413-218-1543, Lorenzo.Macaluso@cetonline.org Toolkit Presents State and Local Policy Solutions to Keep Food Waste Out of Landfills The Harvard Law School Food Law and Policy Clinic, with support from the Center for EcoTechnology (CET), releases a toolkit on organic waste bans and their potential to reduce food

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Mon, 1 Jul 2019 18:33:02 EDT

Each year, the Center for EcoTechnology recruits and trains recent college graduates from across the country to join our EcoFellowship Program. After a year of trainings, projects, and many other experiences these EcoFellows are ready to take on some of the most pressing environmental challenges. Here are just a few of the incredible and impactful

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Mon, 24 Jun 2019 11:15:10 EDT

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

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Thu, 20 Jun 2019 10:22:59 EDT

When it comes to moving, remodeling, or renovating it’s important to consider the financial and environmental costs of waste disposal for the items you no longer need or want. The process of demolition, where building materials are smashed with heavy machinery, fills up dumpsters very quickly. The standard protocol to dispose of unwanted building materials

The post Donate, Divert, and Deconstruct! appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Thu, 13 Jun 2019 16:00:22 EDT

The summer heat is here and it’s time to think about ways to cool your home while conserving energy! You can take actions now that will keep you more comfortable during these hot summer days, save you some money, and help the environment! Cool Your Home Efficiently  • Consider using window A/C units to cool

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Wed, 12 Jun 2019 12:56:08 EDT

Making environmentally-friendly choices for your family and your home can also translate into healthy choices. From eating local to getting indoor plants, there are many ways that you can be happy and comfortable in your home year round.   1. Eat local, or plant your own food. Eating local is great for your health and

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Tue, 11 Jun 2019 11:30:37 EDT

Penner is chair of the Williamstown COOL (CO2 Lowering) Committee and has been actively engaged as a member since 2005. On the Committee, Penner partnered with the Williamstown Elementary School, Mount Greylock Regional High School, and the Center for EcoTechnology to conduct outreach and education to students and their families about energy efficiency and renewable

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Tue, 4 Jun 2019 16:37:18 EDT

If you have scrap wood leftover from a remodeling project, this DIY bookshelf craft is perfect so that your wood won’t go to waste! We got our reclaimed wood scraps and paint from EcoBuilding Bargains! Materials: Woods of varying sizes Paint & brushes Painter’s tape Strong adhesive (wood glue, glue gun)   Steps: 1- Clean

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