To protect an item during shipment, reuse old newspapers or use the new biodegradable “peanuts” instead of Styrofoam peanuts. Encourage your friends and family – and mail-order companies with whom you do business – to do the same. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click… Continue Reading
Joins partners in taking issue to state’s highest court News Release August 15, 2017 (PORTLAND, ME) – Conservation Law Foundation (CLF), along with ReVision Energy, Industrial Energy Consumer Group, and Natural Resources Council of Maine, filed a brief today in its appeal at the Maine Supreme Court challenging the Maine Public Utilities Commission’s (PUC) amended… Continue Reading
Know someone who has made a difference in Maine? Vote for your Maine conservation hero. The deadline to vote is Tuesday, September 12 at noon. Vote here for your choice for NRCM’s 2017 People’s Choice Award. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here. … Continue Reading
All of these photos were taken at the Hirundo Wildlife Refuge in Old Town, Maine, by NRCM member Jayne Winters of South China, Maine. Hirundo Wildlife Refuge won last year’s NRCM People’s Choice Award, given to volunteers who are making a difference for Maine’s environment. Learn more about their award and then vote for this… Continue Reading
MDOT is seeking public input on its website and plans to hold at least 2 public meetings. by Peter McGuire, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story The state is taking public comment on its plan to spend $21 million to reduce harmful vehicle emissions as part of a federal legal settlement with Volkswagen over… Continue Reading
If you leave a light or two on in your home while you’re away, put them on a timer so they aren’t on the entire time you’re gone, wasting electricity and money. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.
Join NRCM, along with the Maine Beer Company, Friends of Katahdin Woods and Waters, The Wilderness Society, and Patagonia to celebrate the one-year anniversary of the Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument. When: Friday, August 25 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Where: New England Outdoor Center, 30 Twin Pines Road, Millinocket, ME 04462 Why: To celebrate the… Continue Reading
Blindsided by a late question of constitutionality, backers see an effort to preserve incentives undone by seeds of confusion. by Tux Turkel, Staff Writer Portland Press Herald news story Solar advocates spent months promoting the benefits of rooftop installations, developing details on topics ranging from job growth to lower electric rates. They thought they had… Continue Reading
Production of paper towels (even those from recycled paper) is twice as energy-intensive and creates more pollution gases overall. Opt for the hand dryer, if given the choice in a public restroom. To view more tips, click here. To subscribe to our Tip of the Day RSS feed, click here.