Feature Stories

Food Collection in Brattleboro (VT)

In 2004, Triple T Trucking started picking up organics because they saw a business opportunity and a resource that was being wasted. No one else was doing it and so they saw it as a service.

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Building Health Equity in Newport, RI

In RI, the state health department developed their health equity zone program in an effort to mitigate the disparities and inequities present in living in some neighborhoods in the Ocean State.

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Food Collection in New Paltz, NY

Curbside food scrap collection came to New Paltz, NY (population 12,830) soon after the town partnered with the U. S. EPA to initiate a Zero Waste campaign in 2011.

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Food Collection in Hamilton (MA)

Hamilton allows households one 33-gallon container of solid waste, any more and you but as special blue bag for $1,75 and "Pay-As-You-Throw', but you recycle and compost as much as you want.

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Food Collection in Lambertville (NJ)

For a nominal $65 fee for the service, participants in Lambertville (NJ) get the Third Can curbside cart, a pail to use in the kitchen, compostable bin-liner bags and free compost three times a year

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PLAN for Success

The Pipe Line Awareness Network of the Northeast was instrumental in ending Kinder Morgan’s application to build a natural gas pipeline through MA and NH. What made them so successful?

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Riding a Wave of Action

Clean Ocean Access monitors the health of the ocean and beaches around Aquidneck Island, through their Clean, Ocean and Access programs.

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Helping Keep the Gas in the Can

In Boston, MA natural gas made up about a quarter of all GHG emissions in 2013. So BCAN, came up with a new approach to reducing methane in the city and saving consumer dollars in the process.

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