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Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:23:42 EST

Today is America Recycles Day! According to the EPA the United States recycles at a rate of around 34.3%, and with your help we can raise that even more! Recycling and composting are growing industries accounting for 757,000 jobs and $36.6 billion in wages, as well as an additional $6.7 billion in tax revenue. That […]

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Fri, 10 Nov 2017 16:46:22 EST

Recently the EcoFellows toured two very different, yet highly efficient, building projects in Western Massachusetts. The tour was put on by our friends at the Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA) as part of their Pro Tour Series. Both projects were the work of local contractors Kent Hicks Construction, one of them being his own home […]

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Fri, 3 Nov 2017 10:15:18 EDT

Over 40 years ago CET was founded in Pittsfield, MA by a group of visionary individuals. Their mission was to help the Berkshires community take practical steps to address the energy crises of the 70’s. By focusing on energy conservation and renewable energy, CET minimized the detrimental impact those events had on the Berkshires community. […]

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Wed, 1 Nov 2017 11:57:59 EDT

Contact:  John Majercak, President, Center for EcoTechnology, 413.586.7350 extension 228; john.majercak@cetonline.org Lorenzo Macaluso, Client Services Director, Center for EcoTechnology, 413.218.1543 (cell); lorenzo.macaluso@cetonline.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Center for EcoTechnology Wins 2017 Rathmann Challenge for Pioneering and Expanding Commercial Composting in the Northeast CET Receives the Top Honor and $300,000 Funding Opportunity November 1, 2017 – Northampton, […]

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Fri, 20 Oct 2017 9:37:57 EDT

Last week the 2017 Reuse Rockstars competition came to an end. We had 18 entries, and we were blown away by your creativity and ingenuity! These materials were once destined for the landfill, but thanks to your hard work and a shopping trip to EcoBuilding Bargains, new life has been breathed into these unique conversation […]

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Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:05:31 EDT

By Shelby Kuenzli, Digital Marketing EcoFellow We’ve written many articles on how you can make your home greener, but what about your office? In 2016 in the U.S., people spent roughly 7.99 hours a day at work. During the course of our lifetime, assuming an average lifespan of 78 and working between the ages of […]

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Wed, 11 Oct 2017 10:54:17 EDT

By Morgan O’Connor, Marketing & High Performance Building Fellow In 1980 the EPA found the U.S. to have generated roughly 5 billion pounds of textile waste in the public waste stream. That amount has since spiked to 32.44 billion pounds in 2014. This is post-consumer textile waste, which includes products such as clothing, footwear, fashion […]

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Thu, 5 Oct 2017 16:35:50 EDT

By Morgan O’Connor, Market & High Performance Building EcoFellow Last month the Center for EcoTechnology sponsored Willow, Jorge, and I as EcoFellows to attend the International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) in New York City. The conference was an eye-opening experience as we were exposed to new applications for sustainable development practices from around the […]

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Wed, 4 Oct 2017 9:40:32 EDT

By: Shelby Kuenzli, Digital Marketing EcoFellow Here at CET, we make green make sense and have been helping people and businesses in the area save energy and money for over 40 years. Saving Energy is a community effort and you can be part of the solution! Join us in celebrating Energy Efficiency Day on Thursday, […]

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Fri, 29 Sep 2017 13:52:54 EDT

By: Shelby Kuenzli, Digital Marketing EcoFellow Massachusetts has often been at the forefront in sustainable development and environmentally progressive policies. As of September 2017, 55 Massachusetts cities and towns, representing 19% of the state’s population, have passed a ban on single-use plastic shopping bags. Plastic bags can take hundreds of years to decompose and since […]

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