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Pedal-Powered Recycling and Trash Pick-Up

Recycling does create energy savings overall, but if you watch those big trucks rolling through your neighborhood on pick-up day, you probably realize that there may be even more efficient ways to handle the collection of these materials. A couple in Northampton, Massachusetts, has found one: pick up those recyclables by bike.

New Site Finds Wind Energy Gold

[social_buttons]There’s gold in them thar hills! But to mine it you first must find it, and a revamped website now provides an extremely easy way to do just that. While all that glitters is indeed not gold, this precious resource is far more valuable – wind. 3Tier’s website tool FirstLook allows average Internet users to mine […]

January 31st

Favorable Breezes for Cape Wind

Someday, the Cape Wind story will become a major Hollywood blockbuster. Or at least a two-part television miniseries starring Ed Begley Jr. On the Discovery Channel. The effort to build an offshore wind farm – it would be the US’s first – has thus far been a roller coaster ride for advocates and opponents alike. […]

January 17th

Planning Underway for Boston GreenFest

Mark the date. Planners and volunteers met yesterday to brainstorm for this year’s annual Boston GreenFest, a celebration and education of all things environmental. The fair at City Hall Plaza, which will take place Friday and Saturday this August 21 and 22, includes hundreds of exhibitors and sponsors and promises to be the greenest and […]

January 10th