About Wakefield CAP

The working/draft mission of Wakefield Climate Action Project of Wakefield Massachusetts USA is to create and promote programs that address global climate and environmental issues. Our current projects include supporting a farmer's market in Wakefield (Farmer's Market), encouraging elementary students at Dolbeare and other schools to walk to school in the mornings (Walking School Bus), hosting educational forums at the library (Educational Forums), working to encourage expansion of town recycling efforts (Recycling), and NEW - initiating an Anti-Idling Campaign in Wakefield. You can get more information on these projects by clicking on the links on the right or on our Home Page http://www.wakefieldcap.org/

We are always looking for new members and good project ideas. If you are interested in joining us or have an idea for a project, email us at: info@wakefieldcap.org.

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Monday, February 2, 2009

Energy Saving and Environmental Resources

For Wakefield MA Residents:
Wakefield Municipal Gas & Light Department (WMGLD)
Check out their Energy Tips, Light Program, and RCS Program links to learn how to save money and energy

For Massachusetts Residents:
Division of Energy Resources (DOER)
This site has MANY resources for individuals and municipalities, from home and driving energy-saving tips, to in-depth reports on state energy activities and policies.

For Everyone:
Compact Florescent Light Bulbs: Change a Light Bulb and Change the World
This is a great site from About.com. It provides basic info and links to everything, from a how-to site from the Environmental Defense Fund that helps you pick the type of CFL you need for specific applications, to wide-ranging globalization issues.

Energy Star Lights (for New England Residents)
Discount prices for bulbs and fixtures.
WMGLD, NSTAR, and other New England residents are eligible!

Energy Star
ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

CFL Bulb Sources
Energy Star Lights

Also, Home Depot and Lowe's often have "in-store" specials.

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