Quincy school wins grant for clean energy program on Tuesday

Published on The Patriot Ledger, 6/2/2018

QUINCY — The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center has awarded Point Webster Middle School an $8,000 grant to host a clean energy activity day on Tuesday, June 5, in the school gym.

The event is intended to promote innovations and careers aligned to clean energy and will feature science, technology and engineering activities for 200 seventh- and eighth-graders. Boston Solar and Holly Hill Farm in Cohasset will participate.

Shelly Dein, the city’s director of energy and sustainability, will give a presentation on clean energy.

In preparation for Clean Energy Day at Point Webster Middle School, Massachusetts Water Resource Authority (MWRA) education specialist, Meg Tabacsko visited with all students on May 14th and discussed the wastewater treatment process and how sludge is now processed into fertilizer pellets for gardening and landscaping.

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