Recycling

How to be a Smart Recycler

By |2018-09-21T13:13:52-04:00September 21st, 2018|Green for Business, Green for Homes, Recycling|

Massachusetts residents have long been known to recycle – in fact, a 2015 Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) report shows that nearly 95% of MA residents say they recycle on a regular basis! In the spirit of the new school year and starting fresh, we have some tips and tools on how to recycle

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