Posts Tagged ‘water conservation’

Clivus answers the Living Building Challenge

Foam-flush Toilet

The “Living Building Challenge” is probably the most rigorous of the sustainable building protocols, and Clivus New England has what it takes to answer the water conservation challenge.  You can find Clivus waste treatment systems at three of Massachusetts’ newest LBC projects: Kellogg House at Williams College, Williamstown, MA; The Kern Center at Hampshire College, Amherst, MA; and […]

YES ON 6: Support RI’s ecology and economy!

Question 6 is designed to protect Rhode Island’s beautiful, natural resources while preserving, and increasing, the tourism that bolsters the state’s economy.  By using grants funded through the Green Economy Bond city, town, and state parks can provide and maintain environmentally friendly infrastructures that support facilities for tourists.  Clivus New England’s composting toilet systems have long been used in […]

Crane Beach Opens Sustainable Bathhouse!

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123► Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA has been a landmark in the coastal Northeast for close to a century.   Families have flocked to this gorgeous beach for decades.  Operated and maintained by The Trustees of the Reservations as a recreation area, it is also a conservation area that serves as the home of a wildlife […]

Oxbow National Wildlife refuge

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service wanted to provide visitors to Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge in Harvard, MA, with restroom facilities at an area with no running water but did not want to bring in portable toilets, especially ones that use chemicals.  So, just like Rachel Carson NWR before it, Oxbow installed a Clivus composting system […]

Crane Beach enters the age of sustainability

Vintage bathhouse at Crane Beach, Ipswich, Ma

Crane Beach in Ipswich, MA has been a landmark in the coastal Northeast for close to a century.   Operated and maintained by The Trustees of the Reservations as a recreation and conservation area, it is also the home of a wildlife refuge and the nesting grounds for the endangered piping plover. With the old restrooms […]

Erving State Forest gets its first Clivus restrooms!

Single C-11 unit at Laurel Lake

Campers at the Laurel Lake Recreation Area and Campground located in Erving State Forest will find a refreshing change!  The decades-old, pit-privy toilets have been replaced with modern Clivus restrooms. In keeping with its mission statement to conserve and preserve, MA Dept. of Conservation and Recreation had three self-contained composting toilet systems installed at this […]

Clivus New England will exhibit at 2015 ACA New England CampExpo

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Clivus New England, Inc., is pleased to once again be exhibiting at ACA New England CampExpo for the sixth year in a row.  Join us March 27 and 28 at the Radisson Hotel, 700 Elm Street, Manchester, NH.  Displays, information packages, slides, and printed case studies will be available when you stop by our Booth […]

US Coast Guard Menemsha Station Rebuilt

Artist rendering of proposed new building

In 1952 the US Coast Guard moved the late-nineteenth-century Coast Guard house on Cuttyhunk Island to its Menemsha station on Martha’s Vineyard.  There the historical building remained until a devastating fire took it on July 12, 2010. The Coast Guard promised to rebuild, incorporating modern technologies into a building that remained true to the history […]

West Tisbury Library enters the age of Sustainability

Reading room

Of the six public libraries on Martha’s Vineyard the West Tisbury Free Public Library has the highest annual circulation and longest open hours for visitation.  It houses the Island’s largest book collection, and up until last year it yielded the highest circulation for its comparative space of a mere 5,600 square feet. Recognizing that their […]

Brooks School builds sustainable living dormitory

Chace House front door

Brooks School in North Andover, MA, saw its first class in the fall of 1927.  Founded by Endicott Peabody, Headmaster of Groton, the school was named for Phillips Brooks, an Episcopal preacher, former Bishop of Massachusetts and a North Andover resident.  The main goal of the school was to not only prepare students for college, […]