Category Archives: Tip of the Week

Paint can make a space beautiful and unique. There are many types of architectural paints and coatings on the market and this Environmental Protection Agency webpage provides some resources to help you choose a safer and greener option. Sustainability Considerations* … Read More

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Electronics account for approximately 12 percent of the total electricity used by the average U.S. household. Did you know that plugged-in electronics continue to use electricity even when turned off? This wasted energy is called standby power loss (or “vampire … Read More

Eligible customers who purchase new electric lawnmowers, leaf blowers, string trimmers, and chain saws can apply for a rebate through Mass Save. To take advantage of the rebates, residents must save their receipt and fill out a rebate application on … Read More

Most personal care products on the market today are made with chemicals that were introduced several decades ago. Since then, scientists have found that many of these chemicals are related to cancer, asthma, birth defects and fertility problems. Some of … Read More

What we choose to eat has a huge impact on the health of our planet. According to the EWG’s Quick Tips for Reducing Your Diet’s Climate Footprint by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), “Fertilizing feed for animals with chemical fertilizers … Read More

Pesticides have been proven to cause reproductive and developmental damage in addition to cancer, kidney, and liver damage. People of all ages are exposed to pesticides when they breathe air where pesticides have been sprayed, when they drink contaminated water, … Read More