Archive for the ‘Grant Funded’ Category

Waltham parks prolong outdoor activity with composting toilets

Over the years the City of Waltham has been the multi-recipient of various Community Block Grants, and has used these funds to improve the infrastructure of its parks with composting restrooms. In our current circumstances it is very important to get the public out and about in fresh air. With appropriate sanitary facilities residents and […]

Kraine Meadow Park makes Capital Improvements thru LWCF Grant

Pavilion at Kraine Meadow Park

The Town of Moultonborough, NH recently made much desired upgrades to its public recreation area at Kraine Meadow Park.  Since the generous donation of 16 acres of land in 1977 by Peter and Rose Kraine, the park has been transformed by playing fields,  tennis and basketball courts, volleyball pits, and children’s playgrounds.  Many of these […]

Grants Help Cities Promote Healthful Lifestyle with Clivus

After years of using unsightly portable restrooms, visitors to historic Slater Park in Pawtucket, Rhode Island, now have beautiful Clivus restrooms.  The City of Waltham, Massachusetts, also realized that their Prospect Hill Park pavilion guests could benefit from more appealing facilities. Not only are the restrooms clean, sanitary, and odor-free, they are engineered to protect […]

Magee Fund helps Boy Scouts improve their camps

George W. Magee Memorial Trust fund has made it possible for many Massachusetts BSA Council camps to improve their restroom facilities and bring them indoors while still preserving the natural environments of the camps.  The Clivus composting systems installed at these and many other camps use no water, discharge no polluting waste, and help replenish […]

Shoals Marine Lab, Kittery, Maine

Shoals Marine Lab Goes Sustainable! Six miles off the Coast of Kittery, Maine, and Portsmouth, NH, sits the 95 acre Isles of Shoals island of Appledore, home to the Shoals Marine Lab.  Operated jointly by University of New Hampshire and Cornell University to provide marine biology, ecology, and sustainability courses to boarding students, it has […]

City of Haverhill benefits from grant from the Parkland Acquisitions and Renovations for Communities (PARC) program.

In an effort to attract residents to its parks the City of Haverhill, MA, recently received grant funds from the PARC program to beautify their grounds.  Cashman Field, Swasey Field, and Riverside Park are home to ball fields, playgrounds, walking paths, open spaces, and now Clivus restrooms.  With the addition of the restrooms the parks […]