Buildings & Development

Did you know the Waring School in Beverly will be the first independent school in Massachusetts to certify a Passive House building?

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How You Can Help

Make Your Home or Business Energy Efficient


Get a free home energy assessment from Mass Save!
Explore rebates and incentives for energy savings in your home.
Take advantage of business programs and cost savings.

Energy

The Cities of Beverly and Salem have both committed to 100% renewable energy by 2050. 

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Be Part of the Solution


Learn more about Salem's Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) program
Beverly's CCA is in development! Stay up to date.
Explore various savings on eneryg-efficient household appliances and products from MassSave

Infrastructure


Approximately 23% of Beverly’s surface area and 63% of Salem’s surface area is impervious, which includes roads, parking lots, sidewalks and other paved areas.

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Be Part of the Solution


Get discounted rain barrels to reduce water runoff.
Check out water conservation tips!
Upgrade your shower heads and faucets for low-flow versions.

Mobility

Private vehicle emissions are 96% of total transportation emissions in Beverly and 97% in Salem.

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Explore Salem's Bike Trails
Find the Closest EV Charging Station to You
Parking Options for the Commuter Rail

Natural Resources

Both Beverly and Salem have about 17% of their City area as public open space in their communities.

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Rain barrels allow you to reuse rain water to water your outside spaces.
Learn more about sustainable water usage in your yard and home with these local tips!
Volunteer with Salem Sound CoastWatch!

Public Health & Safety

Seniors are more vulnerable to climate threats like extreme heat, especially if they live alone.  In Beverly, 33% seniors live alone, and in Salem, 38%.

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How You Can Help

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Sign up for Beverly's Emergency Alert System
Sign up for Salem's Emergency Alert System
Find local produce at farms, farmer's markets, and restaraunts near you!

Solid Waste

On average, each Beverly and Salem resident disposes 1200 pounds of waste each year!

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How You Can Help

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Sign up for local composting in Beverly!
Sign up for local composting in Salem!
Learn about textile recycling options