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“The real question for governments is about diverting waste streams in a way that makes sense. But all that either comes from federal regulations, political pressure, or at some point the cost of landfill space becoming too expensive to the point where cities need to figure out how to minimize the amount of trash they’re placing there,” says Dadakis, who’s now based out of Cambridge, Mass., working as a senior consultant for Clean Energy Solutions, Inc. Read more here.
The NOLA Wise team officially launched the residential program on Friday, September 30th, with a press conference with the Mayor at City Hall. The program will provide wrap around customer service for homeowners looking to improve their home's energy efficiency and a low interest loan product with local partner Fidelity Homestead. Read more.
The Chapel Hill WISE residential energy efficiency program, managed by CESI, is awarded a Climate Protection Award from the US Conference of Mayors. Read More.
CESI partner, Global Green, is one of five local New Orleans organizations who have been awarded $487,500 in grants by the federal Environmental Protection Agency for environmental justice, job training and education programs.