TO PROMOTE SUSTAINABLE LIVING PRACTICES IN THE MID MAINE REGION

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SMMC: PAYING FOR THROWING AWAY TRASH FOSTERS A THREE-WAY WIN

Waterville’s overhaul of its municipal solid waste system requires resident users of the collection and disposal system to pay for each...

January 30, 2017

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PERMACULTRUE GROUP LEARNING TO WORK AS A TEAM, SHARE KNOWLEDGE

Permaculture combines the best of natural landscaping and edible landscaping. Permaculture and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners...

January 26, 2017

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President Reagan’s “Insurance Policy”

You may remember the big environmental issue of the 1980s, namely ozone depletion in the upper atmosphere – the famous “ozone hole”....

November 14, 2016

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What’s Up with Maine’s Solar Market?

This is the time of the year when solar often becomes a hot topic in Maine. Homeowners and businesses are getting settled in to a good...

June 7, 2016

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Mid-Maine Energy

Sustain Mid Maine Coalition (SMMC), a non-profit organization focusing on developing the systems and infrastructure for a sustainable...

April 12, 2016

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The Sustain Mid-Maine Coalition

Even though Sustain Mid Maine Coalition (SMMC) started having a column over a year ago, perhaps some of you are unfamiliar with who we are....

January 12, 2016

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Opinion Piece by: Elery Keene

There are really only two sources of energy for the world. The most obvious is the sun, energy that comes to us through space and through...

November 29, 2015

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Permaculture in Maine

Permaculture (1974 in Australia) and Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association (MOFGA 1971) were conceived during the time of peak...

November 5, 2015

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Is Solar for You?

The prospect of reduced energy prices over the next 12 months has not dampened interest or enthusiasm for solar power. Certainly the idea...

October 13, 2015

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How Sustainable Transportation Is Human Powered

There is no doubt that burning fossil fuels is heating up the planet. One literal avenue to reducing our carbon footprint is to take a few...

September 8, 2015

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