The Sierra Club is the nation's oldest and most effective grassroots
environmental organization. Here in Massachusetts, your local chapter has
a 40-year legacy of protecting the environment with successful legislative,
advocacy, and educational campaigns.
Energy & Money with Next Step Living!
The Sierra Club is collaborating with Next Step Living to promote the
widespread adoption of energy efficiency measures in thousands of
today for a free home energy audit, and put your family on the path to
lower energy bills and a reduced environmental impact. Each free audit
benefits the Massachusetts Chapter!
Bottle Bill Update will be on the ballot!
consideration, we've decided to work to put the Bottle Bill Update on the
ballot. We've already gathered more than enough signatures and we're
gearing up for an active campaign! Click here
for more information about the bottle bill update.
issue of the E-Sierran -
Homeowners Now is the Time to GO SOLAR With the Sierra Club and
Sungevityake advantage of Sierra Club’s
initiative with Sungevity. Solar costs
have come down and government incentives have made the installion of
solar panels a smart financial decision. You can now install a
solar system on your rooftop for a fraction of what it used to cost.
Within minutes after installation, you'll become a clean-energy
producer, even selling power back to your electric company.
Click here to learn more.
- Sign up now and you'll
receive a $750 cash gift card
(and Sierra Club receives $750 as well!).
Request your quote now and find out how solar is more affordable
and Non-Profits Switching to solar is an effective business strategy to
save money and go green!
The Sierra Club’s joint effort
with EnergySage helps you evaluate options, get comparative
quotes, and select the appropriate solar photovoltaic (PV) system for
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with a Heat Pump Heat pumps can heat your new home and replace your aging oil or gas
furnace, whether in a rural or suburban setting or in the city. Unlike
solar, you can install them in the shade and keep your trees, and like
solar, there are many tax credits and incentives - and the price
is coming down. The other dividend is that you heat your home – not
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learn more. To let us know how we can help,
If you missed Jimmy Tingle's Battle for the Bottle Bill
event in Arlington, you can watch the show by
Beyond Coal Massachusetts
coal burning plants in Massachusetts: Salem Harbor Station, Mount Tom (Holyoke),
and Brayton Point Station (Somerset), are the largest air polluters in the
Beyond Coal to Clean Energy Campaign in Massachusetts is focused on smart
energy solutions that will keep Massachusetts healthy and free from unwanted
dirty fuel sources. Join us in our fight against coal!
Click here for more
Biomass Energy: Good or Bad for the Environment?
energy is the production of energy (electricity; liquid, solid, and gaseous
fuels; and heat) from biomass. Biomass may be any organic matter including
dedicated energy crops and trees, agricultural food and feed crop residues,
aquatic plants, wood and wood residues, animal wastes and other organic
waste, and construction and demolition debris..
Click here for more.Updated 10/2013.
Bag bans have passed in Brookline, Nantucket, Manchester, and Great
Barrington. This has started an
avalanche of efforts in all corners of the state.
Read about Brookline's victory here and then visit
www.banbags.org with information
about implementing a plastic bag in your community - and beyond!
2013 Supported Bills
The Massachusetts Sierra Club is supporting wide range of bills in the
new legislative cycle.
Click here to view our list of supported legislation.
Upcoming Events Many exciting outings are scheduled! Visit the Events
section of the website.
We're seeking Spring term interns to help with key campaigns:
Bottle Bill, Electoral Politics, Plastic Bags, and Environmental
Research. These positions are in our Boston office.
We Need Your Support! We depend on your generous direct support of our statewide initiatives
working towards a clean energy future, curbing climate change and advocating
for critical environmental legislation.
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