Glastonbury Goes Green Bulletins

The Town of Glastonbury Staff periodically produce Green Bulletins on various topics that are of interest to the the town regarding the Glastonbury Green Initiatives.  Please review the table below to find topics of interest.

 

Issue No. Title Department Description
1 Green Fleets Vehicle Maintenance Alternative Fuel Vehicles
2 Read Green Library Green practices at the Welles Turner Library 
3 Green Scene Sanitation Regional Hazardous Household Waste Disposal
4 Fuel Misers Police Anti-Idle Devices for Police Cruisers
5 Green Conversion Building Inspection Adaptive Reuse of Buildings
6 Green Prints Information Technology Duplex Printing & Recycled Paper
7 Clean Scene Facilities Clean Energy Practices
8 Green Space Facilities Green Cleaning Practices
9 Energy Star Facilities Town Hall awarded US EPA Energy Star Rating Again!
10 Deice Age Highway Green Winter Roadway procedures for Snow and Ice Control
11 Green Power Information Technology Energy Power Management for Computers
12 Green Route Highway GPS Units Improve Vehicle Routes
13 Green Lights Highways LED Traffic Lights
14 Energy Audit Facilities Energy Audits of Town Facilities
15 Demand Response Facilities Reduced Demand on Electrical Systems during Peak Periods
16 Pedal Power Parks & Recreation Bicycle Friendly Community
17 Wood Reuse Parks & Recreation Recycling of Tree Lumber
18 LEED Green Facilities Leed Certified Building Material Usage
19 Green Grass Parks & Recreation Growing Athletic Turf Responsibly
20 Green Feed Parks & Recreation Using Phosphorus-Free Fertilizer
21 Retro Comm Facilities Retro-Commissioning of Municipal and School Buildings
22  Air Quality
 Parks & Recreation
 Reducing Air Pollution
23 Heating Efficiently Facilities Heating more Efficiently
24 Waste Materials Highway Re-use of Aggregate & Waste Building Materials
 25  Battling Bittersweet

Parks & Recreation

 Dealing with invasive non-native plants
26   MV-1 Acquisition  Senior Services CNG vehicle added to Senior Services fleet to accommodate wheelchair users and disabled passengers
27 Waste Oil Heater  Fleet/Highway  Waste Oils Recycled as Heat Source


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