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Wed, 19 Jul 2017 10:42:33 EDT

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Assistant It’s the season of farmers markets and cookouts! There’s always another new recipe to try out or leftovers from yet another cookout going into the refrigerator. We’ve all been there- whether it’s a half-eaten container of strawberries that grows fuzzy, or milk left a week or so too […]

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Wed, 12 Jul 2017 12:59:40 EDT

By Megan Denardo and Renee Stearns, Program Specialists On June 27th, members of New England Farm Energy Collaborative (NEFEC) met for their annual gathering. Those in attendance included representatives from the Massachusetts Farm Energy Program, the Massachusetts Department of Agricultural resources, the Connecticut Farm Energy Program, Efficiency Vermont, the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food & […]

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 16:56:08 EDT

The Center for EcoTechnology does incredible things every day to help people and businesses save energy and reduce waste. We help businesses and institutions implement programs to divert wasted food, we work with contractors to build homes to exceptional efficiency standards. We work with farmers to help them get funding for energy efficiency and renewable […]

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:17:56 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow  There is an exciting new addition to downtown Northampton coming soon…Iconica Social Club! This multi-purpose space will serve as a juice and coffee bar, art gallery, event space, and a cozy upstairs study area. Owners Em and Fitzpatrick Withenbury have been working on the renovation of this unique space for […]

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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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