Posts Tagged ‘water conservation’

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 […]

Brooks School builds sustainable living dormitory

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, […]

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 […]

Clivus New England appears on NECN!!

Tune in Monday, September 10, at 9pm to New England Cable News (NECN) to see our interview with correspondent Alysha Palumbo.  Filmed on site at one of Clivus New England’s premier installations, the Doyle Community Park & Center in Leominster, MA,  you can view a working Nepon foam-flush toilet and see firsthand how efficiently and […]

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 […]

US Forest Service builds LEED sustainable headquarters

In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint and increase its sustainability and energy efficiency, the US Forest Service decided to consolidate three regional offices of the Pemigewasset Ranger District. With an eye on achieving a minimum US Green Building Council (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) rating of Silver, the architect incorporated […]

Appalachian Mountain Club: New Sustainable Bathhouse at Noble View

Throughout its 350+ year history the Appalachian Mountain Club has been a role model for land conservation and natural resource preservation.  It is only fitting that that new bathhouse at AMC Noble View in Russell, MA, reflects these sustainable qualities while reaching out to a broader population of visitors.  Featured green technologies include solar power, […]

East Mautunuck Beach Pavilion aims to receive USGBC LEED silver certification.

A wind turbine, natural daylighting, solar hot water, and Clivus composting waste treatment are a few of the innovative and alternative technologies featured in the new bathhouse at East Matunuck Beach.  RI Department of Environmental Management recently replaced the outdated 1970’s masonry bathhouse with this state-of-the-art sustainable pavilion, making it one of the “greenest” state […]