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Electricity prices are rising! Join 3 local experts to learn how you can save money and reduce your carbon footprint by installing solar panels on your home.  Matt Liles from Cotuit Solar, James Manzer from Revision Energy, and Megan Amsler from Self-Reliance will share their knowledge and expertise about residential solar. Tuesday, June 21 at…

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Members of the WHOI community came together on Thursday, May 12 for the most recent installment of Repair Cafe.  People brought in small appliances from home that weren’t working, and WHOI technicians volunteered to help troubleshoot and repair these items.  It was a wonderful community building event, with the added benefits of saving appliances from…

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Over the course of a week in early January 2022 ReVision Energy installed a 15.17 kW (DC) solar panel system on the Meteor House roof.  As soon as the system is inspected and the net metering is enabled, Meteor House can be added to the list of buildings at WHOI generating electricity!  

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In 2021 WHOI sent a total of 141,200 lbs of scrap metal and empty containers to Middleboro Recycling and Mid City Scrap. In addition to keeping all of that material out of landfills, this effort also resulted in $16,239.77 income for WHOI. Win-Win!

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Summer is not over yet, there’s still time to enjoy the lovely weather! Join us for an informative Beach Botany Walk with Herbarium Curator, Pam Polloni, exploring the nature that surrounds us. We will meet on September 9th at 12:15 pm at the Quissett Tennis Court rain or shine. Questions? Contact ppolloni@whoi.edu.

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The WHOI Beekeeping Committee and Sustainability Task Force Committee invite YOU to learn more about beekeeping over a lunch n’ learn. This will be on March 26 at noon. The Zoom ID is: 968 2929 8940    Passcode: 326697

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WHOI is hosting an online “Honey Holiday Auction” featuring honey harvested & collected from their own hives. Bidding will run from December 14th at 6am to December 18th at 6pm. “(Any bids put in 10 minutes before the deadline will extend the bidding window by 5 more minutes, so no point in waiting to place…

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