NEWMOA 129 Portland St, Boston, MA02114 NEWMOA is the Northeast Waste Management Officials' Association. The association consists of hazardous waste, waste…More site, solid waste, cleanup and pollution prevention members from the Northeastern states. The association looks for environmental solutions to prevent pollution, encourage proper recycling practices and safely manage dangerous waste.
Rugg Road Paper Company 105 Charles St, Boston, MA02114 When Rugg Road Paper Company was first founded in 1982, it was a handmade paper-making shop that catered to the local…More art community. The shop currently maintains that heritage by stocking over 600 types of hand-made paper from around the world, but also meets all the practical paper needs of the Beacon Hill community by providing greeting cards, stationary, recycled paper products, gift supplies and in-house gift wrapping services, wedding invitations, photo albums, notebooks, rubber stamp kits, and more.
Anton's Cleaners 37 Charles St, Boston, MA02108 Anton's Cleaners offers eco-friendly dry cleaning and laundry services; the company recycles all plastic clothing covers…More and strives to minimize dry-cleaning fluid and water consumption while increasing efficiency. Anton's provides dry and wet cleaning, alterations, stain removal, fur cleaning, restoration of damaged clothing and storage services. Other services include home delivery, 24-hour drop-off and a "VIP" plan for extra convenience.
XV Beacon, a luxury hotel located a short walk from the Government Center "T" stop, Beacon Hill and the Boston Common…More and Public Garden, is ideal for tourism or business travel. Its rooms are furnished with gas fireplaces, surround sound stereo, free wireless internet access and flat-screen TVs. The hotel also has a commitment to "green" policies such as recycling paper and plastic along with using eco-friendly cleaning products. The decor is modern, understated and elegant; for instance, the dim lighting of the lobby provides a relaxing atmosphere that contrasts the bustle of the city.
Established in 1999, the Massachusetts Climate Action Network's mission is to help local activists wanting to work on…More the problem of climate change in their homes and in the communities.
MCAN has 40 local chapters that cover 80 cities and towns throughout Massachusetts. One popular program is the "Low-Carbon Diet" which guides participants through a plan to reduce the carbon footprint of their home. The measures range from changing all your lightbulbs and recycling more to reducing meat in your diet.
So far the Network has guided 1,300 state residents through the process. MCAN also works to advocate environmental policy changes in Massachusetts. MCAN is funded through private donations from corporations and individuals and grants from foundations.