Category Archives: Tip of the Week Depending on your cooling system, cooling your home can have a big impact on your energy use and drive up your bill. If you’re looking to cut costs and save energy, try the Cooling Cost Calculator by Eversource. You’ll be able … Read More Plastic Free July is a good chance to think of easy replacements for single use plastics. Try these ideas in your kitchen: Replace plastic bags (including produce bags) with paper or cloth. In addition to bar dish soaps, use loofah … Read More

Use Plastic Free July as a time to rethink the everyday plastic products we use in our lives. Here are some easy suggestions for the bathroom: Try a toothbrush made of bamboo and dental floss that can be refilled in … Read More

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The average household in the US contains 15 pounds of hazardous products such as pesticides, cleaners, paints, and other chemicals. Using and disposing of these products properly is crucial to maintaining the health of our bodies and our environment. The best … Read More 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