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The world’s largest online consignment and thrift shop, ThreadUp, recently launched a Fashion Footprint Calculator that allows users to calculate the carbon impact of their closets and identify tangible ways to make more sustainable fashion choices. With nearly 230,000 tons … Read More

GreenEXPO 2021 in Newton Center

The GreenEXPO 2021 will be held on Sunday, October 17 from 10am-5pm on the Newton Centre Green in conjunction with the City of Newton’s Harvest Fair. Visitors are invited to browse the many options available to make their lives greener. There … Read More

SALEM, Ore. — Oregon became the nation’s second state, following closely behind Maine, to require producers of packaging, paper products, and food service ware (consumer brands) to share responsibility for supporting effective recycling programs across the state. Oregon’s Plastic Pollution … Read More

As we marked Maine’s historic passage of the first extended producer responsibility (EPR) law for packaging in the nation last week, we couldn’t help but think back to the 1997 milk jug crisis. What’s that, you ask? Read this front-page … Read More

On July 28,  Auburndale Builders presented a virtual tour of an existing Newton home being remodeled for accessibility (adding an elevator) and reducing energy use dramatically to the PHIUS Passive House retrofit standard. Auburndale’s Project Manager for the job and the project architect, Richard … Read More