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

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    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

Ham Gillett explains Vt.’s universal recycling law

recycling law

REGION – Ham Gillett, Act 146 outreach coordinator for the Greater Upper Valley and Southern Windsor/Windham solid waste management districts, His job is to inform and update the public on the requirements, protocols and deadlines of the Vermont’s 2012 universal … Continued

Sustainable Fair packs the day with activities

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ALSTEAD, N.H. – Seeds of tall climbing nasturtium, cosmos Sensation mix, Bloomsdale open pollinated spinach and giant snow peas sold for a buck a pack at the 12th annual Seed Celebration and Sustainable Community Fair. Orchard Hill Community on Old … Continued

Springfield Medical Care Systems goes solar


  SPRINGFIELD, Vt. – Thanks to contributions from donors, including a grant from the Jack & Dorothy Byrne Foundation, Springfield Medical Care Systems (SMCS) has installed a solar hot water system at its Springfield Health Center. The original intent of the … Continued

Get help with your weatherization needs


  CAVENDISH, Vt. – A pilot program encouraging homeowners in Cavendish and Proctorsville to invest in energy efficiency projects kicked off this January and an informational session will be held on Saturday, February 11 at 10:00 a.m. in the meeting … Continued

Please join the alternative energy committee

MT. HOLLY, Vt. – The Mount Holly Alternative Energy Committee will continue supporting and promoting net zero homes through alternative energy education. The objectives of the committee include: Providing the essential Information needed to make prudent decisions about our lifestyles … Continued

Village Roots Permaculture will be hosting a course


  ALSTEAD, N.H.- Are you wondering how to create positive change and build resilience into your own life, on your own land or within your own community? A Permaculture Design Course (PDC) can help you do just that, by helping … Continued

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