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Wed, 26 Apr 2017 9:44:24 EDT

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Specialist It’s been a long winter, but spring is finally here. For many of us, the arrival of buds on the trees and the ability to leave one’s windows open without freezing brings with it a renewed dedication to scouring our homes of all the accumulated dust, sand, and […]

The post Greening Your Spring Cleaning appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Fri, 14 Apr 2017 15:49:10 EDT

By Lexie Vining, Community Outreach and Education Fellow Have you been wondering what events to attend to celebrate Earth Month? Well, wonder no more! CET’s Outreach Team will be attending these great events below! Don’t forget to stop by to be a human generator as we make electricity, or come say hello to our composting […]

The post Happy Earth Month! appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Wed, 12 Apr 2017 14:54:38 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow The Center for EcoTechnology partners with Mass Energy Consumers Alliance to make it easier than ever for Massachusetts residents to switch to 100% renewable energy. Residents whose energy comes from Eversource or National Grid can sign up for Mass Energy’s New England GreenStart and New England Wind programs. Signing up means that members pay a small […]

The post Why Switch to New England Green Start or New England Wind? appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Wed, 5 Apr 2017 13:34:23 EDT

By Aliza Heeren, Marketing and High Performance Building Fellow The Center for EcoTechnology has been providing practical solutions for 40 years that save energy, materials and money and have a positive impact on our environment and community. CET has provided technical assistance, energy modeling, inspection services, energy code compliance testing, and green building certifications to over […]

The post CET’s Expanding Commercial Efficiency Services appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Fri, 31 Mar 2017 13:12:31 EDT

By Aliza Heeren, Marketing and High Performance Building Fellow Spring is almost here, and it’s time to start planting! We recently learned how to upcycle a cabinet door into a hanging wall planter, and we’re going to show you how you can too. This is the perfect project to bring a little life into your […]

The post Creative Reuse Project: Make a Wall Planter! appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:01:09 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow  Each year, Americans produce over 200 million tons of solid waste, most of which ends up in landfills. It can be challenging to know what to recycle and what to throw away, but it is very important not to mix them up. We’re here to help make sure you know […]

The post Tricky Trash and Risky Recycling appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:24:00 EDT

By Matt Brodeur, Green Business Fellow An article in To Market Magazine highlights a variety of pioneering food waste initiatives at New England colleges and universities. The article splits the campus food waste initiatives into four categories: Feeding the System, Feed the People, Source Reduction, and Cultural Shift. The food waste programs mentioned in the article demonstrate that […]

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Wed, 22 Mar 2017 14:41:48 EDT

By Chiara Favaloro, Marketing Fellow  Why use demolition when you can give your building materials new life? At EcoBuilding Bargains, we work with contractors who will carefully take apart your house and save the valuable construction materials so they won’t go to waste. We then take those deconstructed materials and make sure it goes to […]

The post 5 Reasons Why You Should Deconstruct Not Demolish appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


Fri, 17 Mar 2017 10:58:44 EDT

By Megan Denardo, Program Specialist The 2017 Harvest New England Agricultural Marketing Conference and Trade Show was held in Sturbridge, MA on March 7-9. Staff from the Massachusetts Farm Energy Program (MFEP) were invited to exhibit and speak at this conference, as part of a multi-state panel titled Farm Energy 101. The MFEP offers a […]

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Wed, 15 Mar 2017 13:49:58 EDT

By Aliza Heeren, High Performance Building Fellow, and Lexie Vining, Outreach and Education Fellow American families throw out approximately 20% of the food and beverages they buy, which equates to about $1,800 in wasted food annually. Imagine what you could do with all that extra cash! Here are some tips for how you can use […]

The post How You Can Keep Stale and Overripe Food Out of the Garbage appeared first on Center for EcoTechnology.


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