News & Updates

Clean Energy Wind Turbine Sun
March 18, 2016

Connecticut has a great way to connect skilled volunteers and residents to local energy planning and policy efforts: the Clean Energy Task Force. There are more than 60 task forces across the state.

Cleaning Products, photo: istock alexdans
January 20, 2016

Do you wonder if the chemicals used in your laundry detergent, cleaners and other household products are safe?

January 19, 2016

Boston’s recycling rate has risen from abysmal levels in recent years, but still lags far behind the national average. Boston incinerates 80% of its residential waste and pays tens of millions annually for the privilege.

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: Bob Beyer
December 28, 2015

“Xeriscape” simply means landscaping with plants that do well in the local climate without requiring much, if any, additional water beyond normal rainfall. Use the resources on this site to transform your yard and your community’s landscape to protect our water resources.

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