Category Archives: Live Greener

Confused about how to best improve the energy efficiency of your home, take advantage of incentive programs, or want to work towards getting fossil fuels out of your home? Insulation, cold drafts, ice dams, heat pumps, induction cooktops are all … Read More

MassRecycle President Gretchen Carey and Newton’s Director of Sustainable Materials Management, Waneta Trabert, invite MassDEP’s Ann McGovern back to talk all about home composting. Click here to listen. Headline Photo: Waneta Trabert leading last year’s successful Pumpkin Smash where families … Read More

Most cling wrap is made from polyvinyl chlorides (PVC), a flexible form of plastic used in a variety of consumer goods including plastic cling wrap. PVC releases dioxin–a toxin known to cause reproductive and developmental human health issues–during manufacture, use, … Read More

On Thursday, July 16 from 10:30am-1:30pm, the Ecological Landscaping Association will offer a class on all aspects of soil composition and soil health. Trevor Smith will discuss soil’s role in sustainability and combating climate change. The class will provide you … Read More

Happy Plastic Free July! How to celebrate? One idea is to eliminate single use plastic bottles that hold shampoo, conditioner, and liquid soaps and opt for bar equivalents. Bar soaps come in different blends to suit body washing, face wash, … Read More

Curious about getting an electric car, but not sure where to start? Join Green Energy Consumers Alliance on Wednesday, June 17 12-1pm for our popular ‘Electric Vehicles 101’ webinar to learn the basics! We’ll cover environmental and consumer benefits, information … Read More