Zero Waste

This Holiday Season: Recycle Smarter, Not Harder

By |2020-12-14T16:09:22-05:00December 14th, 2020|Creative reuse, Education, Green for Homes, Recycling, Zero Waste|

This holiday season, make sure you are recycling smarter, not harder, and are disposing of items properly. Americans generate approximately 25% more waste than usual from Thanksgiving to New Years. Sometimes this is because people put items that they are unsure how to dispose of in their recycling bins, because they think they can be

Reusable Replacements: Paper Products

By |2020-03-25T11:09:27-04:00March 25th, 2020|Creative reuse, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Zero Waste|

Conserve your paper products and switch to reusable replacements! Switching to reusable substitutes can help you save money, reduce waste, and save the resources needed to produce these products. Here are five quick alternatives to common household paper products: Napkins Instead of using disposable napkins at dinner time, try upcycling your old fabrics into reusable

Zero Waste Substitutes to Eliminate Single Use Plastic in Your Kitchen

By |2020-02-21T12:34:21-05:00February 21st, 2020|Food Waste, Recycling, Sustainability, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

Single use plastics are used only once before they are thrown away or recycled. Some of these items include things like plastic bags, straws, coffee stirrers, water bottles, and food packaging. As of 2015, the United States was the largest generator of plastic packaging waste on a per-capita basis. This is a big problem because

THE GREEN TEAM 2018-2019 Highlights

By |2019-09-16T16:44:14-04:00September 16th, 2019|Education, GREEN TEAM, Outreach, Uncategorized, Waste Diversion, Zero Waste|

School is back in session and so is THE GREEN TEAM. Registration for the 2019-2020 school year is now open! If you are a Massachusetts student, teacher, or parent interested in school programs that foster environmental and sustainable learning for all ages, GREEN TEAM registration may be the perfect opportunity! This environmental school program can

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