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

Celebrate America Recycles Day with CET

By |2017-12-06T15:35:58-05:00November 15th, 2017|Composting, Food Waste, Recycling, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Uncategorized|

By Morgan O’Connor, Marketing and High Performance Building EcoFellowToday is America Recycles Day! According to the EPA the United States recycles at a rate of around 34.3%, and with your help we can raise that even more! Recycling and composting are growing industries accounting for 757,000 jobs and $36.6 billion in wages, as well as

Wasted Food Reduction Across the Hierarchy at UMass Amherst

By |2017-09-20T15:15:00-04:00September 20th, 2017|Composting, Education, Food Donation, Food Waste, RecyclingWorks, Sustainability, Waste Diversion|

By Kevin Pink, Marketing & Development Assistant It’s no secret that wasted food is a big issue in America. According to the USDA, 30- 40% of food produced in this country goes uneaten every year. In 2010, this amounted to 133 billion pounds of food, worth $161 billion. This wasted food doesn’t go to the