Category: Reducing Your Carbon Footprint

Becoming a Climate Healer: Ripples of Good
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Becoming a Climate Healer: Ripples of Good

This is a story about ripples. Ripples as culprits, and ripples as cures. It’s about a positive future that we can all start creating today and start experiencing now. First, Ripples as Culprits. You’ve already heard about your carbon footprint, and the problems the planet faces because of our collective carbon footprints. Where do these...

A Successful Window Insulation Program
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A Successful Window Insulation Program

Since September 2019 Americorps Energy Efficiency Coordinator Molly Agrimson has been coordinating a project to help reduce heating needs, and thus CO2 emissions in York County, by providing insulating window inserts to area residents. Through funding from Window Dressers, York Energy Steering Committee, York Community Services Associations and Efficiency Maine, Molly has been able to...

The Foolish Idler
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The Foolish Idler

The Foolish Idler It is estimated that 6 billion gallons of fuel are consumed by idling vehicles in the United States each year. Encounters with idling vehicles have become all too commonplace in this town. On a walk through the Village at any moment of the day one is likely to observe parked cars with...