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Wed, 21 Jun 2017 11:09:20 EDT

By Aliza Heeren, Marketing and High Performance Building Fellow We are always striving to support innovations to reduce our impact on climate change, but how much do we really know about the most effective way to do that? Is it by switching to an entirely renewable energy system? Reducing our meat consumption? Driving electric vehicles? […]

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 12:41:09 EDT

By Lexie Vining, Outreach and Education Fellow This past Saturday, CET held its’ first annual speaker forum entitled, “What Can YOU Do About Climate Change?”, which focused on experts from our community that are addressing locally-relevant environmental issues. Speakers discussed innovative and tangible solutions to various challenges associated with climate change through psychological, political and […]

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 16:40:18 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow 1. Every Day Sustainable Items– Make it easy for your Dad to go green by giving a gift that encourages him to be environmentally friendly every day! Reusable water bottles and mugs, decorative tote bags, reusable containers, fun dish towels, or a solar powered charger are all great options. 2. Eatable […]

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Fri, 9 Jun 2017 14:07:24 EDT

Announcing a New Speaker Forum: What Can You Do About Climate Change? Amherst, MA – Even as Washington, D.C., steps back from dealing with climate change, the Center for EcoTechnology and its partners are moving forward to help people and businesses take action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. For the past 40 years, the Center […]

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Wed, 7 Jun 2017 14:06:26 EDT

By Matt Brodeur, Green Business Fellow Photos Courtesy of Ben Coe On May 9, Gillette Stadium hosted RecyclingWorks in MA, MassDEP, and US EPA for the WasteWise Spring Forum on food recovery across the EPA Food Recovery Hierarchy. RecyclingWorks organizes the WasteWise Forums which take place in the spring and fall each year and span a range of solid […]

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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 15:08:20 EDT

By Matt Brodeur, Green Business Fellow Some quantity of spoiled and damaged foods are an unfortunate but inevitable part of supermarket and food manufacturing operations. Being able to keep these food products out of landfills has been a challenge given that many foods are sealed in packaging. However, BioCycle details how one Massachusetts company, E.L. Harvey […]

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Wed, 31 May 2017 11:35:28 EDT

By Aliza Heeren, Marketing and High Performance Building Fellow Are you looking for a creative way to spruce up your garden? Do you love upcycling? We have the perfect project for you! We turned this old pastel sink into a beautiful garden planter in just a few easy steps. Materials:  An old sink Duct Tape […]

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Fri, 26 May 2017 14:24:16 EDT

By Lexie Vining, Outreach and Education Fellow  At CET, we are proud of the work we do to help people and businesses reduce their waste. When planning our recent 2nd Annual EcoBuilding BBQ, we made sure that it was a zero waste event from start to finish! The theme was to connect with community members […]

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Wed, 24 May 2017 10:30:33 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow This past Saturday, we hosted our second annual EcoBuilding Barbeque! This public event, sponsored by PeoplesBank, was our way of celebrating spring, reuse, and waste reduction. Activities took place in the EcoBuilding Bargains lumber yard and we were thrilled with the gorgeous weather and a great turnout, with over 500 guests in attendance! DJ […]

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Thu, 18 May 2017 5:00:39 EDT

      *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, […]

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