Tag archives for New England
The inefficiencies in our current centralized electrical grid have led to both increased costs and more fossil fuel consumption. What if there was a way for customers to take more control of their energy consumption during these times of peak demand?
Community-based composting could help municipalities cope with the pesky problem of food scraps and yard clippings. TriplePundit spoke with two community composting organizations to learn about their challenges, as well as how they scaled over time.
This week, Apple partnered with the Conservation Fund to donate 32,400 acres of forest to the Forest Society of Maine. The tech giant's gift connects over 1 million acres of forest that reach far beyond Maine’s border with Canada.
On Thursday, President Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
Prison recycling is underway: one women's correctional facility in Vermont has met the state's new recycling and composting law one year ahead of schedule.
Greenvolved offers those who are concerned about the environment a means to direct donations to their favorite non-profits--a similar model to Kickstarter.
As cities consider bicycling as part of their master plans, the Minuteman Commuter Bikeway is a key example of how bike paths can make traffic run smoothly.
Boston and its surrounding towns are great for bicycling, provided you are uber-cautious of the local drivers!
Tiny beaches dot the landscape everywhere in Cape Cod, which is Americana at its finest.
Osmium is a men's clothing manufacturer based in New England; Mark Paigen's journey is typical of what many American clothing makers confront daily.
On Wednesday Dunkin’ Donuts announced it will slowly revamp its supply chain to purchase cage free eggs and humanely raised pork.
Yesterday Street Corporation, based in Boston, released its 2011 corporate social responsibility report.