“Helping Industry and the Environment Prosper,” is our core mission at CAPACCIO and one we firmly believe in. Whether it is a collective endeavor at work, or an individual community project, CAPACCIO makes every effort to help people and the environment whenever possible. From instituting green practices in the workplace, to supporting the futures of young engineers through Golf Tournament sponsorships, to getting on our hands and knees at Earth Day to clean up the Charles River, we continuously search for ways to make a difference.

2015 OARS River Cleanup

CAPACCIO is a member of the OARS organization, and has been a proud sponsor of the OARS Annual River Cleanup for four years running!!  OARS is a non-profit organization, its mission is to protect, preserve, and enhance the natural and recreational features of the Assabet, Sudbury, and Concord Rivers, their tributaries and watersheds.  Our sponsorship and support of the OARS organization is a demonstration of CAPACCIO working towards our mission, helping industry and the environment prosper.

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CAPACCIO Participated In 15th Annual Flutie 5K

On Sunday, October 5, a team of runners from Capaccio Environmental Engineering, Inc. participated in the 15th Annual Eastern Bank Flutie 5K Run For Autism. All proceeds from the race benefited  the Doug Flutie, Jr. Foundation for Autism. Runners left from the Metrowest Medical Center, Leonard Morse Hospital in Natick and prizes were awarded for top fundraisers. A post-race luncheon hosted by Wegmans included music and kids' activities and an award ceremony. 

TEAM CAPACCIO Competes in Annual Run of the Charles Canoe Race

CAPACCIO participated in the Run of the Charles River Canoe and Kayak Race on Sunday, April  27. The event is the signature event of the Charles River Watershed Association and the largest flat bottom boat race in New England. The Run of the Charles draws an average of 1,400 racers and thousands of spectators each year. A CAPACCIO team participated in the 24-Mile Corporate Relay and posted its best time ever (5:05:12). Professional paddler, Travis Wheeler got the team ready and each year has improved our standings. Great job team!

CAPACCIO Technical Experts Participate in Science and Technology Symposium

More than 30 scientific professionals gathered at the Mindess Elementary School in Ashland, Massachusetts to give students in grades 3-5 a glimpse into their fields for the sixth annual Science and Technology Symposium. CAPACCIO’s Jill Vernes, CHMM, TURP, Senior Environmental Scientist, taught the students about soil science and Wayne Bates, PhD, PE, ENV SP, Vice President of Technical Services and wastewater treatment expert, talked about water and filtration. Both Vernes and Bates reside in Ashland.

CAPACCIO Attends Career Fair

On Saturday, March 22, the Ashland (Massachusetts) Education Foundation and Ashland PTO co-hosted the first region-wide college and career fair. The MetroWest College and Career Fair offered high school students and their families from 15 neighboring towns the chance to meet with over 150 colleges and universities to help with the college search process. A Career Fair also followed which showcased over 100 careers paths one could take, along with representatives from each career to answer specific questions. CAPACCIO’s Wayne Bates participated in the career fair to provide students a glimpse into the environmental engineering profession. State Sen. Karen Spilka, D-Ashland, kicked-off the event which was a resounding success!