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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 13:46:38 EDT

For over 40 years, the Center for EcoTechnology has helped people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. Our mission is to research, develop, and promote those technologies with the least disruptive impact on the natural ecology of the earth. CET is a resource for objective information and guidance when it comes to navigating the […]

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Mon, 15 Apr 2019 16:51:22 EDT

“Noyes owes his energy-saving success to being the first person to enroll in Solar Access. The year-old state-sponsored initiative is designed to make solar energy more affordable for middle- and low-income households…” Read the full article here Learn more about the Solar Access program: cetonline.org/solaraccess

The post Berkshire Eagle: Solar Access program a ‘game-changer’ – just ask this Adams homeowner appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.

Fri, 12 Apr 2019 15:09:44 EDT

Rooftop solar is steadily growing in popularity throughout the country, but especially in Massachusetts. Due in part to decreasing costs, solar panels provide benefits to homeowners and renters alike. For homeowners, installing solar PV helps them save on their electricity bills and reduce their carbon emissions. Renters can buy into community solar programs that can […]

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Wed, 3 Apr 2019 14:51:18 EDT

Join CET and the Berkshire Environmental Action Team (BEAT) for the Annual Berkshire Earth Expo, a fun community fair focused on energy efficiency, climate resilience, and the protection of nature and our health. This is the fourth year the Berkshire Earth Expo has been organized by Living the Change Berkshires, and every year it is […]

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Mon, 1 Apr 2019 16:17:44 EDT

Climate action is now more critical than ever and we’re thrilled to provide practical programs, services, and education that help people and businesses save energy, reduce waste, and protect the planet! Although every day is Earth Day at CET, we’re especially excited to celebrate Earth Month throughout April and hope to see you at some […]

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Fri, 29 Mar 2019 14:43:07 EDT

As action on climate change grows in urgency, some states have already begun promoting energy efficiency and carbon-free electricity as methods to address these environmental problems. Massachusetts, for examples, offers Mass Save, an energy efficiency initiative focused on empowering residents, businesses, and communities to gain access to energy efficient upgrades. While these upgrades are important, […]

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Wed, 27 Mar 2019 16:05:44 EDT

We can finally look forward to warm temperatures because spring is here! For many, the blossoming of flowers and the budding of trees renew our dedication to cleanse our homes of all the dirt, dust, and any other debris we’ve accumulated during the winter. There are several cheap and sustainable alternatives for household cleaning, which […]

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 10:00:06 EDT

We’ve already discussed how to end our plastic reliance in the home and in your children’s lives. Considering we spend a third of our lives at the office, it can be a significant investment to address plastic in the office culture as well. From cutlery to phones, plastic has integrated itself into every facet of […]

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 9:50:13 EDT

Earlier this week, we discussed the proliferation of plastic in the home. As the rate of plastic production and consumption increases, it becomes even more of a concern for future generations. Because most plastic is produced from chemicals derived from fossil fuels, it never truly breaks down or disappears. All of the plastic that has […]

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Mon, 18 Mar 2019 14:34:41 EDT

According to the EPA, over 8.3 billion tons of plastic has been produced since the early 1950’s. That’s more than the weight of the entire human population! In 2015 alone, the US produced 34.5 million tons of plastic, including packaging, durable goods, and disposable items. The rate of plastic production and consumption has grown faster […]

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