Posts Tagged ‘onsite wastewater treatment’

Ninigret Park in Charlestown, RI, gets Clivus

Ninigret Park in Charlestown, RI, is certainly the place to be in the warmer months!  The park boasts several soccer and athletic fields, tennis courts, a nature center, a bike path, playgrounds, a sky observatory, and a large dog park.  Needless to say visitors are numerous! Recent improvements to the park, including four new restrooms, […]

Erving State Forest gets its first Clivus restrooms

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 […]

US Coast Guard Menemsha Station Rebuilt

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

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 […]

Protecting RI’s shoreline with Clivus

Protecting the RI Shorelines with Clivus Composting Waste Treatment Systems Over the years the State of Rhode Island has identified areas that it deems critical resource areas, regions that are particularly sensitive to the detrimental effects of nutrients such as nitrogen, pathogenic organisms, organic chemicals and other substances that may be present in effluent from […]

Sustainable Cape Cod: New Tools & Practices for Clean Water & Community Benefit

On Monday and Tuesday, October 22 and 23, the Cape Cod Commission and Water Alliance will host a conference to educate the general public about clean water practices to benefit our communities. Clivus New England will be on hand to show how Clivus composting systems and greywater filters can lower or eliminate nitrogen and phosphorus […]

Clivus New England to exhibit at 50th Annual Yankee Conference

Clivus New England, Inc., is pleased to once again be exhibiting at the annual Yankee Conference on Environmental Health.  Join us September 26th and 27th at the Mystic Marriott, Groton, CT.  Displays, information packages, slides, and printed case studies will be available when you stop by our Booth 20. Check out a working model of […]

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 […]

Charlestown, RI beaches get a breath of fresh air!

After years of using unsightly, non-ADA compliant portable restrooms at Town Beach and Blue Shutters Beach in Charlestown, RI, beachgoers now have beautiful, sanitary and odor-free restrooms.  The bathhouses are not only gorgeous, but they are engineered to protect the environment! Since both beaches lie in what are deemed to be “critical resource areas” by […]

Camp Asto Wamah adds sustainablility to daily routine

For over 100 years Camp Asto Wamah has offered boys and girls of New England a healthy and wholesome camping experience.  Since 1910 Asto Wamah’s motto has been “Remember the Other Fellow”.  This maxim holds more relevance today as we all strive to preserve our natural resources for future generations. Over the years as the […]