Green-Up Day video contest

green up day

REGION – For Green Up Day 2017, The Skinny Pancake will sponsor a video contest encouraging students 18 and younger to create an original video of what Green Up Day means to them. The winning video will receive a visit … Continued

Vermont schools lead on recycling and composting


REGION – Vermont’s K-12 schools are at the forefront of implementing the Universal Recycling law and using food education and local resources to cut down on food waste. They are successfully reducing waste, managing recyclable materials and creating food scrap … Continued

Townshend Farmers Market seeks vendors

TOWNSHEND, Vt. – The Townshend Farmers Market is looking for more vendors for the upcoming season. This is a wonderful medium-sized market which offers up, along with some great vendors, freshly baked pizza from a community built outdoor oven, a … Continued

Join the community effort for alternative energy

Mt. HOLLY, Vt. – Please join the Mount Holly, Vermont Alternative Energy Education Associates for 2017. The Mount Holly Alternative Energy Education Committee will continue supporting and promoting net zero homes through alternative energy education.   Our objectives are: ·      … Continued

SEON presents “The World of High Performance Homes”

high performance homes

  BRATTLEBORO, Vt. – The Sustainable Energy Outreach Network (SEON) will host another presentation for the public on “The World of High Performance Building” on Monday, March 27 from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. at the Marlboro Graduate Center in Brattleboro. … Continued

Vermont carbon tax in limbo while neighboring states pick up the effort

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REGION – While hopes of passing a carbon tax in Vermont are dimming by the day, a development in nearby Connecticut could breathe new life into the initiative. According to a CTNewsJunkie report, Connecticut, Massachusetts, Rhode Island and New Hampshire are considering carbon taxes. “The … Continued

Attend the Do It Yourself solar class


  PROCTORSVILLE, Vt. – How many solar panels does it take to heat your home? How much does it cost? What is involved in a “Do it Yourself” solar installation? These are questions I have been asked for the past 16 … Continued

No more lamenting over storm water runoff

storm water

    ALSTEAD, N.H.- Environmental writer and water activist Jan Lambert of Charlestown, N.H. welcomes everyone to two local programs, to hear hydrologist and coauthor Dr. Michal Kravcik speak on the critical importance of replenishing our local water cycles for … Continued

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