Concord Solar Fair This Saturday


The Town of Concord Comprehensive Sustainable Energy Committee (CSEC) invites you to attend a Solar Fair on Saturday, February 4 from 2:00-5:00 PM at the Willard School.

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An Interview with Peter Nichol

Peter Nichol teaches Environmental Science at Concord Carlisle High School, and he is more than a little bit pleased that the community approved construction of a new high school. “I can’t whip off the numbers, but the existing school is so poor around its use of energy,” he said recently. “Energy efficiency was not on anyone’s radar when they built this school with a ‘California design’ here in New England. Read More »

Announcing the Concord Carlisle Conservation Challenge

Take the Challenge and help our communities reach the goal of reducing 2011 tons of carbon in 2011. Reduce your carbon footprint, save money, win prizes and help our communities become more sustainable.

What We Do: An Interview with Donna and Henry Deangelis


Donna and Henry DeangelisI’m here at Nashoba Brook Bakery with Donna and Henry Deangelis and we’re here to learn about how they switched from eating meat to a vegetarian diet, as well as to learn about the other things that they do in their home to conserve resources. Henry, I hear you’re a big advocate and proponent, which is great. 

When did you become a vegetarian? Or are you a vegan? What is the difference?  Read More »

Key Facts About Bottled Water

Concord Backs the Tap

1.  Bottled water is not safer than Concord’s tap water

Bottled water is much less regulated than tap water:  Read More »

FAQs for Article #38: Drinking Water in Single-Serving PET Bottles Bylaw


1. Why is this Bylaw important?

Bottled water has so many problems that it is time to do something meaningful about it.  It is an enormous waste of resources; it pollutes our waterways and harms wildlife; it contributes to global warming; it harms local communities; it is NOT safer than our own water; it is socially unjust.  Enough is enough.   Read More »

More About Article 38: Drinking Water in Single-Serving PET Bottles Bylaw



What We Do: An Interview With Jean Hill

Jean Hill

I sat down with Jean Hill at her home the other day and we talked about the up-and-coming Town Meeting and Article 38 which Jean has written as a Bylaw with the assistance of Jill Appel. I asked her to tell me how this all started. 

Would you tell me a little bit about yourself and how you got started as an activist? Read More »

What I Do: An Interview with David Bearg

David Bearg

I met with David Bearg the other day in his home to talk about what he's done with his home to make it more sustainable. Quite a bit as you'll find out below.

Why did you get interested in conservation?  Read More »

CMLP Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Rebates for Businesses 2011

Concord Municipal Light Plant

Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Rebates and Services for Businesses 

Commercial Energy Audits

Interested in reducing your energy use, but not sure of the best energy efficiency investments for your business? While funds last, Concord Light will pay half the cost of an energy audit for your business. Read More »

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