Burlington offers Facebook team feedback

on Nov 13, 2018 6:02:00 PM

 

Our own Hiro Soga offered his commentary at the Burlington stop on Facebook's tour of smaller cities. ABC-TV Channel 22 captured the action.

"To me, Facebook is just Mark Zuckerberg, but these guys are coming out here to help promote their platform," Soga said. "I know they've gotten a lot of backlash recently, but I think this is something good that will help instill a little bit more security or trust, especially with smaller markets like Burlington."

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Topics: MPI Team, Vermont

Cx Associates profiled in Business People Vermont Magazine

on May 1, 2017 3:45:04 PM

In what is (to some people) a dry and technical field like energy engineering consulting — for healthcare, higher education, multifamily, manufacturing and other large commercial and industrial facilities, no less — it can be challenging to attract substantive attention from the media.

So we are all celebrating the in-depth profile of Cx Associates and its principals, Jen Chiodo and Matt Napolitan, in the May issue of Business People Vermont. Check it out.

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Topics: Vermont, Energy & Climate Change

Audubon Vermont's Bird-Friendly Maple Project featured in national magazine

on Apr 24, 2017 12:00:00 PM

The headline in the Spring 2017 issue of the national Audubon magazine starts the story, "Maple Syrup Makers Are Turning Their Forests Into Prime Songbird Habitat." And then the story continues by introducing one of the maple syrup producers participating in Audubon Vermont's Bird-Friendly Maple prgram.


For maple syrup producers Steve and Amy Wheeler, a good year isn’t only measured by buckets of sap. It’s also marked by the number of pewees singing in the woods, the rows of woodpecker tunnels lining the sticky trunks, and the sight of nuthatches clownishly piling into tree cavities.

Read the full article to learn more about how the program works and the at-risk birds that are benefiting the most. 

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Topics: Brand Identity, Energy & Climate Change, Vermont

Call2Recycle Announces Vermont Collected 114,000 Pounds of Batteries for Recycling in 2016

on Feb 9, 2017 12:05:00 PM

Call2Recycle, Inc., the appointed battery stewardship organization in Vermont, announced over 114,000 pounds of batteries have been collected statewide in 2016, vastly exceeding its goals for the year. This is a 187% increase from the previous year, prior to the legislation that led Vermont to become the first state in the U.S. requiring producers to finance a collection and recycling program for single-use (primary) batteries.

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Topics: Vermont, Energy & Climate Change, Product Stewardship