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Trashology President Matthew Young

Trashology: No wasted trash

December 21, 2022
Imagine trash as an asset. That nasty stuff, usually trucked off at great cost and then burned or dumped into landfills at great cost can serve a purpose. Matthew Young, the president

Sustainability Director comes onboard

December 21, 2022
Eric Simms, a Wayland resident, was hired earlier this month as Sustainability Director. He defines the broad term sustainability as the responsible use of resources; “practical programs and policies that advocate for

The Concord Trolley pilot project results

December 15, 2022
The Concord Trolley pilot project ended November 13th with a total ridership of nearly 950 rides given for an average of about 50 per week over the course of the pilot which

250 Liberty Trees – a call for action

December 15, 2022
Rather than celebrate our past 250 years with historic granite plinths, parades, and costumed balls Concord should celebrate our next 250 years. The town’s Select Board should resolve to plant 250 shade

An Urban Forest Master Plan for Concord

December 15, 2022
Many towns have them, Concord does not. At least not in the sense that Henry David Thoreau campaigned for. It’s the protection of Concord trees. Concord can learn from other places. In
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