Learn How to Implement a Source Separation Program in Your School Cafeteria

By |2019-01-08T15:14:11-05:00May 8th, 2018|Composting, Education, Food Waste, Recycling, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

The GREEN TEAM is a joint program of the Center for EcoTechnology and the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) that empowers students and teachers to help the environment through waste reduction, recycling, composting, energy conservation, and pollution prevention. The GREEN TEAM recently released an instructional video on source separation in school cafeterias. Source separation

Spring Clean Your House: Reuse and Recycle Your Old Furniture!

By |2018-04-18T17:33:11-04:00April 18th, 2018|Creative reuse, EcoBuilding Bargains, Education, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Reuse Rockstar, Reused Building Materials, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Avery Cross, Green Business Fellow According to the EPA, approximately 8.5 million tons of furniture waste is sent to landfills each year, even though many of these items are still usable, either as parts or as a whole. With limited landfill capacity – that’s an incredible waste of space! Additionally, throwing out furniture for disposal demands more

What is the Zero Waste Lifestyle?

By |2018-04-02T12:03:26-04:00March 23rd, 2018|Food Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste|

By Morgan O’Connor, Marketing & High Performance Building EcoFellow Zero Waste is a movement to reduce the amount one consumes and consequently throws away. Adopting a Zero Waste lifestyle is one of the most sustainable ways of living. Zero Waste lifestyle choices influence all environmental areas by preventing resource extraction, reducing the amount of materials

Library of Things: A Consumption Reduction Movement

By |2018-06-04T16:47:44-04:00February 23rd, 2018|Recycling, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Jorge Guarin, Outreach and Education EcoFellow The Library of Things movement has a single objective; continuing and expanding the work libraries have done for hundreds of years to provide open access to resources. The concept is quite simple: established libraries or other organizations offer the community easy access to a variety of tools, equipment,