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Introducing Rerun Shoes at Tufts!

by Lilly Wang
If you saunter into Tisch Sports Center, there’s now a recycling bin for shoes!
Partnering with the full-service footwear recycling company, Rerun Shoes , the new shoe bin in the gym will accept all types of shoes (without holes). These shoes will be sent to secondhand shoe vendors in Mali, Guinea, and more »

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Tufts Receives Silver Institution Recycling Award

by Jordan Dashow
Last Tuesday night, Tufts University was recognized at MassRecycle’s 17th Annual Recycling Awards Ceremony, receiving the Silver Institution Recycling Award. MassRecycle’s awards recognize “the outstanding achievements by individuals, public servants, municipalities, businesses and organizations in promoting recycling and waste reduction in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.”
 
The Awards Ceremony, more »

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The Electric Car, Revolutionized

by C.J.
A few months ago, we blogged about Better Place , an international company that is blazing the trail for an increased use in electric vehicles, or EVs. Though the widespread adoption of EVs is still a ways away, the electric car is slowly creeping its way into the forefront of our society as Americans, as Massachusetts residents, more »

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Green Bean Machine

by Dawn Quirk
You may have seen our team hard at work chalking about the Green Bean Machine this afternoon. Follow the dollar signs over to the lower level of the Campus Center and earn money for recycling!
 
 
 

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