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Two Local Green Teams Recognized by State

Youth Center Inc. and Hoosac Valley Middle and High School were the only two programs in Berkshire County to win a prize for their participation. Both programs are getting support from the Northern Berkshire Solid Waste Management District.

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Pittsfield City Council Approves Recycling Agreement

Director of Finance Matthew Kerwood and City Engineer and interim Commissioner of Public Services and Utilities Ricardo Morales fielded questions from the council about the new contract that will include increases.

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Pittsfield Public Works Subcommittee Recommend Recycling Contract

The proposed five-year dual stream contract with the DEP and WM Recycle America would designate the Springfield Materials Recycling Facility as the city's recycling processing facility as it has done for the past two decades.

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Pittsfield Receives Insurance Grant to Inspect Parks

The city received a $10,000 grant from the Massachusetts Interlocal Insurance Association to inspect all playgrounds and provide inspection trainings.

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Youth Center Green Team Make Recycling Ornaments

The Green Team is a state educational program designed to empower students and teachers to help the environment through waste reduction, recycling, composting, energy conservation and pollution prevention.

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Casella Waste Systems Acquires Assets from Republic Services

Republic Services changes its name Tuesday as it becomes part of Casella Waste Systems Inc.

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North Berkshire Coalition Forum Urged to Think Green

Elena Traister, professor of environmental studies at Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts, got the ball rolling by reminding the audience of the importance of those "three Rs" - but also of their pitfalls.

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