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How one man is starting a recycling revolution!

by Lauren Ferrucci
At age 23, Matthew Jose is helping to start a recycling revolution in India.  He began the organization Paperman, which helps promote recycling awareness and use recycling campaigns to support social causes.  Before he began Paperman, Matthew discovered that only 20% of the waste generated in India was recycled each year.  more »

Posted in Featured, Paper, Uncategorized |featured off the hill paper paper man recycle

Composting at Tufts

by Rose Eilenberg
Do you love the magic of turning your food waste into nutrient-rich compost? Then, you probably want to learn more about what is going on in the world of compost on the Tufts Medford-Somerville campus. We currently have three locations where anyone can drop off their organic waste to more »

Posted in Composting, Composting at Tufts, Uncategorized |compost composting

Need Work, Will Recycle

by Danielle Cotter
Are you looking for an internship that doesn’t require you to sharpen pencils or file papers? The Massachusetts Recycling Coalition seeks both undergraduate and graduate students to work as interns, whose duties would be to assist with marketing MassRecycle, organizing educational events, and conducting research. MassRecycle is accepting applications on a more »

Posted in Uncategorized |hiring Massrecycles

Tape 'Em Up!

by Jordan Dashow
Remember to tape your batteries when you recycle them!
Regulations now require you to tape batteries (with clear, electrical, duct or masking tape) at both ends before recycling them. This regulation is meant to help prevent several problems during battery transportation, including fires. Batteries have been known to cause more »

Posted in Electronics, Recycling 101, Recycling at Tufts, Recycling Technology |batteries electronics recycle recycling tape em up

RecycleMania – Recycle Strong!

by Danielle Cotter
With the start of the new semester comes the beginning of everyone’s favorite competition–the MANIA of RecycleMania has arrived at Tufts ! Between February 5 and March 31, Tufts Recycles! interns will be visiting each of the dormitories and university-owned houses to grade each facility on how correctly and thoroughly its residents are recycling. Interns will collect more »

Posted in Campus Initiatives, RecycleMania |recyclemania