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Still time to sign up for FREE Green Production Certification Training

DEC is teaming up with The Community College of VT to offer FREE training to develop your green workforce. Bridge the green skills gap in this industry-recognized course on environmentally-friendly practices and programs in manufacturing DEC is offering Vermont Green Business Program members a fully-subsidized course in Green Production through the Community College of […]

Wallingford, VT Bike Safety Day: Rides Again On Saturday, May 11th, 2019

On Saturday, May 11th, from 10:00 AM – 12:30 PM, The Wallingford, VT Community Bike Safety Day, will host it’s 21st Annual event, at the Wallingford Elementary School. This fun, interactive and collaboratively sponsored event always has something for all ages; from free helmet fitting to an obstacle course, and from bike safety inspections to […]

March to the Vermont State House

April 9, 1:00 PM

From Energy Independent Vermont:

Hundreds of Vermonters are walking across the state right now to demand climate action from the Vermont legislature.

Right now they are making their way down Route 2. Will you join them in Montpelier tomorrow?

The walkers are expected to arrive at the Christ Episcopal Church on […]

Upcoming Organics Summit Will Bring Entrepreneurs and Town Leaders Together to Find Ways to Recycle and Repurpose Food Waste

Every year, Vermonters throw away 200 million pounds of food and yard debris that could have been composted instead. This unnecessary waste adds up at landfills, contributing to massive greenhouse gas emissions. At the 2019 Vermont Organics Recycling Summit on April 11 in Randolph, leaders and learners from across the […]

Wild & Scenic Film Festival This Thursday

There’s one day left to get your tickets for the Wild & Scenic Film Festival! The festival will take place this Thursday, April 4th at 5:30 pm at the Main Street Landing Performing Arts Center (60 Lake Street) in Burlington.

Get your tickets here!

This year’s films focus on what we’re leaving to future […]

Funding for Commercial Advanced Wood Heat Installations Announcement and RFP

Windham Regional Commission Request for Grant Proposals Installation of Advanced Wood Heat System in Commercial Buildings Date of Release: March 22, 2019 Proposals Due: April 15, 2019 Windham Wood Heat (WWH), a Windham Regional Commission program, is seeking grant proposals from commercial establishments in Windham County seeking to convert from fossil fuel heating to advanced […]

Vermont accelerator Accel-VT now accepting applications for entrepreneurs focused on reducing fossil fuel use in heating or transportation

Accel-VT is seeking innovative, early-stage, energy companies focused on reducing fossil fuel consumption and greenhouse gas emissions in the heating and transportation sectors to participate in its business accelerator in Burlington, Vermont. The business accelerator, which is focused on helping early stage companies in climate economy innovation, is now accepting applications through April 28, 2019 […]

LOCAL STUDENTS JOIN COUNTERPOINT TO PERFORM PREMIERE OF SIX DEGREES

Vermont’s professional a cappella group Counterpoint will perform in Manchester on April 25 with students from BBA and Maple Street school.

Students from Burr and Burton Academy and Maple Street School will join the professional a cappella group Counterpoint to perform the world premiere of Six Degrees on Thursday April 25, 6:00 pm, at […]

Vermont Institute of Natural Sciences Goes Solar

Executive Director of VINS, Charlie Rattigan and the 86-kW DC roof-top solar system that is expected to produce 111,000kWh of electricity per year. Image: Norwich Solar Technologies.

Steve Snyder

Ever since his arrival at The Vermont Institute of Natural Science (VINS) four years ago, Executive Director, Charlie Rattigan, and the Board of Directors have […]

Vermont Businesses Cut Carbon Output and Costs

2018 and 2017 Innovation Projects Offset 200 Million Pounds of Carbon

New greenhouse lights were installed at Long Wind Farm in Thetford, VT where tomatoes are grown all year. This project helps to reduce Long Wind Farm’s carbon footprint. Image: Green Mountain Power.

Green Mountain Power’s Business Innovation Team is helping Vermont […]