Monthly Archives: March 2015

Working with Newton’s Energy Commission, Alderwoman Emily Norton has organized an informational session on “Municipal Aggregation,” whereby a county or municipality procures a competitive electricity supply for the entire community. In 2012 the City of Newton signed a 3-year contract … Read More

(Reprinted from breastcancerfund.org.)   Senators Barbara Boxer, D-Calif., and Edward Markey, D-Mass., have introduced legislation to strengthen the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) to provide greater protections for public health than are in place today. TSCA has not been updated … Read More

Communities and campuses are pursuing sustainability: green businesses, net zero energy, zero waste, community farms, miles of bikable/walkable routes, solar fields…. Learn about best practices, research, products, and services. Take home ideas and resources. The Pursuit of Sustainable Living Massachusetts Community & … Read More

Each year the UMass Stockbridge School of Agriculture and the UMass Center for Agriculture offer one or more workshop series on topics of general interest to homeowners and small scale farmers. All workshops have a hands-on component that will help … Read More