Environment

Landscape Architect Designs His Own Business

Landscape Architect Designs His Own Business

By Amanda Kuhnert When Jay Miller decided to start his own business, he didn’t write a business plan. Instead, he developed a Business Model Canvas, a tool that helps entrepreneurs visualize ...
Glass Action: A Burlington Startup Aims to Turn Recyclables Into Building Material

Glass Action: A Burlington Startup Aims to Turn Recyclables Into Building Material

By MOLLY WALSH | Photo by OLIVER PARINI Burlington entrepreneur Rob Conboy has high hopes for the object in the palm of his hand. The gray nugget he held on a recent afternoon looked like a ...
Clear Water Filtration, Warren

Clear Water Filtration, Warren

It’s tempting to rest on your laurels, especially when you’ve been in business for over 35 years. But complacency isn’t what enabled Jim Parker, founder of Warren-based Clear Water Filtration, to
Town Forests Bring Vermonters Together, Even While Social Distancing

Town Forests Bring Vermonters Together, Even While Social Distancing

In the era of COVID-19, Vermonters are particularly fortunate to live in a rural state where access to the outdoors is abundant. Even people living in Vermont’s largest city and the epicenter of ...
Montpelier Granite Works Site Cleans Up

Montpelier Granite Works Site Cleans Up

Brownfield clean-up will soon be underway at the former Montpelier Granite Works (MGW) site. This clean-up is made possible by the revolving loan funds (RLF) of the Agency of Commerce & ...
St. Johnsbury Awarded $35,000 in Cleanup Funding

St. Johnsbury Awarded $35,000 in Cleanup Funding

The Town of St. Johnsbury has been awarded $35,000 in cleanup funding to create the Three Rivers Path Trailhead Center. The Agency of Commerce and Community Development’s Brownfields Program ...
In Vermont, every day is Earth Day

In Vermont, every day is Earth Day

Happy Earth Day from the Green Mountain State! It’s no secret that Vermont is a known clean energy leader. In fact, Green Mountain Power (GMP), the state's largest electricity utility and the ...