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Tue, 14 Aug 2018 11:33:03 EDT

Want to save money? Try looking in your refrigerator! According to the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), American families throw out approximately 25 percent of the food and beverages they buy every year, which could cost a household as much as $2,275 annually! Wasting food means a waste of energy, water, and money. However, there are many […]

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Wed, 25 Jul 2018 15:20:22 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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Tue, 3 Jul 2018 14:16:39 EDT

Summer is here, and party season is in full swing. With Independence Day just around the corner, there are preparations to be made! We have some tips to help you save some money, reduce your waste, and make your 4th of July green, as well as red, white, and blue! Planning Bring reusable bags while shopping […]

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Mon, 25 Jun 2018 16:23:34 EDT

The EcoFellowship Program has proven to be tremendously effective in building understanding and promoting action at the grassroots level. Each year CET recruits and trains recent college graduates from across the country, preparing them to take on today and tomorrow’s most pressing environmental challenges. This time of year is always bittersweet. While we are so […]

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Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:50:12 EDT

By: Shelby Kuenzli, Marketing EcoFellow The spring 2018 Reuse Rockstar competition put on by EcoBuilding Bargains, our building materials reuse store, has come to a close. Reuse Rockstar is a friendly, bi-annual competition that highlights customers who have upcycled, transformed or repurposed items from EcoBuilding Bargains into creative and functioning pieces. This year, we decided […]

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Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:14:55 EDT

Thinking about switching to solar power but have some concerns? It is easy to become overwhelmed with ideas and opinions, especially today with the rate at which information is produced and spread, but it’s important to take the time to seek out the truth. There are a lot of misconceptions about residential solar power, so let’s […]

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Thu, 7 Jun 2018 13:30:37 EDT

Interested in Electric Vehicles (EVs)? We wrote a blog last week about this great way to green your transportation, and all the places in the Pioneer Valley where you can charge your new, efficient car. We promised to also include Berkshire County charging stations, and here they are! Read more about EVs here, or visit […]

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Thu, 31 May 2018 14:39:59 EDT

Electric vehicles are getting more impressive every year! By being able to hold a charge for longer and taking less time to recharge, electric vehicles (EVs) have become a practical alternative to traditional gas engines. EV charging stations are sweeping the nation with more being built every day. You can easily make your way around […]

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Fri, 25 May 2018 13:27:28 EDT

By Shelby Kuenzli, Digital Marketing EcoFellow The Spring 2018 Reuse Rockstar Competition has come to a close. Thank you to all who submitted entries and voted on the winner! This competition highlights some of the ingenious projects our customers make with materials from EcoBuilding Bargains. There were many creative entries, totaling 17 unique projects, all of […]

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Tue, 22 May 2018 13:51:44 EDT

By Willow Cohn, Community Outreach and Education Fellow This past Saturday, we hosted our annual EcoBuilding Bargains Bash! This public event was our way of celebrating spring, reuse, and waste reduction. Activities took place in the EcoBuilding Bargains lumber yard and throughout the store! Desite the gloomy and wet weather, we had a great turnout, with over 400 […]

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