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Get Cash for Old Clothes

by Colleen Flanagan
A new website was recently launched that allows people to buy and sell clothing to raise money! This money can go towards philanthropic groups and projects, or even for personal gain. The theme of the website is recycling for social change. Many of us have clothes in our closet that we more »

Posted in Reduced, Reuse, Recycle (RRRs), Reuse/DIY, Uncategorized |clothes resell reuse

Biodegradable Balloons: Better for the Environment?

by Danielle Cotter

Since I was a little girl, I have been afraid of balloons for fear of accidentally letting one slip through my fingers and inadvertently causing the strangulation of an innocent dolphin or bird.  Upon finding out about an impending balloon release on campus, I shuddered to think of all more »

Posted in Featured, Litter, Recycled Products - Unusual, Uncategorized |balloon biodegradable bird dolphin unusual

Reach Out and Reduce Waste!

by Danielle Cotter
Last Friday at ten in the morning, a time when most college students are still sound asleep, a group of girls from the Tufts chapter of Alpha Phi, along with Tufts’ Recycling Manager Dawn Quirk, were outside battling muddy slopes and mosquitoes. The girls were working in conjunction with Tufts’ first more »

Posted in Composting/Volunteering Off-Campus, Greek Life Initiative, Uncategorized |alpha phi clean up LCS reach out recycle reduce