Our roundup of latest environmental information in Wellesley:
MassBay installs car charging stations
MassBay Community College has installed three electric vehicle charging stations thanks partially to a $50,000 grant from the Massachusetts Division of Environmental Safety.
Two of the three charging stations are situated within the college and workers parking heaps close to MassBay’s Wellesley Hills campus constructing. The third is within the decrease pupil parking zone off Oakland Road and is accessible to most of the people. These stations cost six autos and are free to make use of.
RDF releases an app
Wellesley’s Recycling & Disposal Facility has launched a smartphone app to place quite a lot of recycling-related data at your fingertips. You too can access the tool from your computer.
The app helps clarify what you may recycle, hours for the RDF and particular occasions like paint assortment, and affords a strategy to apply for permits, volunteer, and extra on-line.
Electrical car take a look at drive occasion set for Could 12
The City of Wellesley and Sustainable Wellesley are teaming as much as give residents the chance to get behind the wheel of an electrical car (EV) at a take a look at drive occasion slated for Thursday, Could 12 from 4-7pm within the overflow parking zone at MassBay Neighborhood School at 50 Oakland St. in Wellesley. Pre–registration and a sound driver’s license are required.
A number of makes and fashions at a variety of worth factors will likely be obtainable for take a look at drives. EVs or hybrid autos from Audi, BMW, Hyundai, Kia, Tesla, Toyota, Volkswagen and Volvo are anticipated to be obtainable. Wellesley house owners of those or related EVs will likely be obtainable to reply questions on their experiences proudly owning and driving an EV.
EVs speed up fastly, are quiet, and might save on gas prices.
Earth Day spreading out in Natick this spring
Organizers of Natick’s Earth Day celebration this spring have reimagined it as a very town-wide occasion slightly than one centered on the Frequent like in springs previous. It additionally takes place this coming weekend, not on precise Earth Day (April 22).
Learn more about the events happening on April 30 & Could 1.