News & Updates

Xeriscape in Texas, photo: David Foster
April 6, 2016

Learn More About the Texas Water Crisis, State Law, and Drought Resistant Landscaping

Would you like to save water, save money, and still have a beautiful yard? Would you like to help your community and our state save water for wildlife and for future generations of Texans?

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.

Rhode Island Mercury Scoreboard - January 2016. Credit - ESDesign / Clean Water Action
December 6, 2015

Clean Water’s pilot program, cosponsored by the state Department of Environmental Management, involved 14  hardware stores across the Ocean State that collect burned-out compact fluorescents (CFLs) and linear tubes up to 4 feet long from their customers.

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