Waste Disposal and Recycling – Local Organizations –

Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development – offers programs for manufacturers who wish to use recovered materials.

Massachusetts DEP Recycling home page – guidelines for home and business waste reduction, hazardous products information, composting, regulations and policies.

Northeast Recycling Council – promotes the benefits of recycling and reuse in the northeastern United States. Projects, links to recycling and composting regulations.

WasteCap of Massachusetts – a non-profit, public/private partnership working with the business community to develop and implement cost-effective recycling, buy recycled, reuse, and waste reduction programs.




Miscellaneous Alternative Energy

Green-e – Renewable Electricity Certification Program administered by the non-profit Center for Resource Solutions. Its goal is to help consumers find environmentally sensitive energy providers in their areas and ensure that providers are providing the type of energy they claim.

Real Goods – “Products for an Ecologically Sustainable Future” – power production, distribution and storage, appliances, heating, cooling and lighting, more.

Plug Power — Fuel cells for home electricity generation. Based in NY.

ClearSolar — many solar-powered products for the home user.

Renewable Technologies — designs, engineers, installs, and services energy systems including fuel cells, wind turbines, solar, thermal. Based in California.



Waste Disposal and Recycling – Miscellaneous –

Battery Solutions, Inc. – Recycling all types of batteries

Earth 911 – recycling center-finder, information about recycling, hazardous waste, air pollution prevention, composting, more.

Recycling at Work – a campaign of the National Office Paper Recycling Project. Information about recycling and using recycled office supplies.