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Tag: Wastewater

MASSTC Staff Complete 4th Stop on Waste No Water Library Tour

In April, the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) launched their first Waste No Water Library Tour, a 10+ library series to engage the public in over 10 Cape towns, focusing […]

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Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center (MASSTC) Celebrates 25th Anniversary with a Year of Public Outreach 

Test Center Staff will orchestrate a ‘Waste No Water’ library series to engage the public in discussions about wastewater.  April 2, 2024 (Barnstable, MA) – In honor of its 25th […]

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The Alternative: It’s MASSTC’s 25th Birthday!

Interested in joining the discussion about wastewater challenges on Cape Cod? Check out “The Alternative”, a new weekly newsletter from Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center! Happy 25th […]

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The Mashpee Enterprise: Septic System Test Center Makes Strides Toward Better Safeguarding Cape’s Water

Outdated and environmentally unfriendly septic systems and cesspools are the norm on Cape Cod. Although most people would rather avoid the topic of where their waste goes after it has […]

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The Alternative: A Newsletter from the Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center

Check out MASSTC’s most recent edition of their newsletter “The Alternative” featuring insights on urine diversion or “Pee-cycling”.

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Mass Audubon’s Cape Cod Natural History Conference on Saturday, March 9th, Features Talk on Urine Diversion

Mass Audubon’s 2024 Cape Cod Natural History Conference will take place in-person on Saturday, March 9th from 8:30am-3:30pm at Cape Cod Community College’s Tilden Arts Center. Bryan Horsely, Environmental Project […]

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WBUR Collaborates with Scientific American to Spread Awareness about Nutrient Pollution from Septic Systems on Cape Cod

Big Press for Big Problems This week, WBUR, Boston’s NPR station, aired a two-part series about Cape Cod’s water pollution challenges. The series was part of a collaboration with Scientific […]

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The Alternative: Creating Space for Technologists to Tackle Wastewater Challenges on Cape Cod

Interested in joining the discussion about wastewater challenges on Cape Cod? Check out “The Alternative”, a new weekly newsletter from Barnstable County’s Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center!

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WCAI: Cape Cod researchers study removing PFAS from the waste stream

The Massachusetts Alternative Septic System Test Center, or MASSTC, is a premier site for wastewater research located on Cape Cod. Some of their tests involve adding woodchips to septic systems to […]

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