Environment Council of Rhode Island

...building an ecologically healthy future in a sustainable economy


E-waste Recycling

The WIN team refurbish computers for needy students and lobbied for e-waste recycling laws. The TGIF (Turn Grease into Fuel) began in 2008 as a pilot program in Westerly and expanded statewide. There are 93 restaurants now participating in the program. Proceeds from this program are donated to needy families. The 100,000 gallons of waste grease collected has reduced carbon dioxide emissions by 1.5 million pounds/year.

Auto Paint RI

AutoPaint RI's outstanding 20,000 square foot state-of-the-art accident repair service center features 40 work bays, five environmentally-controlled down-draft heated paint areas, two paint mixing rooms, and sophisticated equipment necessary to return your vehicle to pre-accident conditions.

Institute at Brown for Environment and Society (IBES)

Formerly known as the Center for Environmental Studies, IBES offers Brown University students an opportunity to study environmental issues in depth by integrating several academic disciplines. Thesis writers are encouraged to analyze an environmental problem of importance to the local community. The Center is housed in the Urban Environment Lab, a superinsulated passive/ active solar retrofit on the Brown Campus.

Acadia Center

Acadia Center is a nonprofit organization that advances the clean energy future, with research, skilled advocacy and innovative policy designs. The organization is built on a foundation of clean energy policy advances that have improved health, environment and economy for local, regional and national communities.

Heartwood Group Inc.

Heartwood Group Inc. was founded in 1983 to create environmentally responsible buildings. Today we develop environmentally responsible real estate projects, as well as provide consulting and development services in the renewable energy and building industries.

RI Interfaith Power & Light

RI Interfaith Power & Light is a collection of faith communities committed to actively responding to global warming and its multiple effects on the earth. We are motivated by the call to love our neighbors (near and far) and take responsibility for the care of God's creation. While our diverse faith traditions translate this call in a variety of ways, our hearts have chosen to come together as one in response to this world-wide challenge.


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