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Food for Thought: Diverting Wasted Food From Higher Education

By |2020-05-04T11:20:31-04:00May 1st, 2020|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion|

Forty percent of food in America is wasted; yet even while we are throwing away edible food, one in eight Americans remain food insecure. This discrepancy between resource availability and need is important now more than ever. With the COVID-19 pandemic sweeping the globe, many food service providers are finding themselves left with surplus food

Recycle Smarter Not Harder: 5 Recycling Tips

By |2020-01-29T17:37:34-05:00January 28th, 2020|Education, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

We know that recycling can be confusing! The rules around recycling are constantly changing and evolving. In this blog, we will provide some easy-to-follow tips on how to recycle properly in Massachusetts. The simplest way to determine if an item is recyclable or not in Massachusetts, is to check the Recyclopedia. This is a tool

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

NFL Tackles Waste at Super Bowl LII!

By |2018-02-02T13:46:45-05:00February 2nd, 2018|Composting, Food Donation, Food Waste, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Specialist This Sunday, the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will square off in Super Bowl LII at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis. Players have been training for months, preparing to give it their best effort on the NFL’s biggest stage. But away from the cameras, another competition will