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That first R that got away…

by Dawn Quirk
That’s right, Tufts! While recycling is extremely important, there’s another ‘R’ that often gets forgotten and hasn’t yet received the widespread public attention it deserves: Reuse! It’s this overlooked ‘R’ that the Zero Waste movement champions in its support of a natural cycle of reusing and recycling in order to reduce more »

Posted in Uncategorized, Zero Waste

Where Does Your Trash and Recycling Go Exactly?

by Dawn Quirk
The Dirty Search for Answers
That’s a question many of us cannot answer. Leaves you a little unsettled, doesn’t it? For Karin Landsberg, a self-deemed “eco-geek” and transportation planner for Washington State, it had been too long wondering. Working together with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology , she began more »

Posted in Recycling Technology, Uncategorized