Category Archives: Earth Day

Oct. 14, 2015: People’s Boston Climate March from Kendall Square to Boston Common

Tufts Recycles! intern Miranda Willson attended the People’s Boston Climate March on Oct. 14 to demand action on climate change leading up the Paris climate talks in six weeks. » read

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Green Bean Earth Day Challenge 2014!

by Clayton Woolery

Earth Day is important for everyone, and this year there’s even more reason to participate! The best recyclers will be entered to win several amazing prizes; anyone with access to large amounts of empty glass and aluminum containers (ones found in other recycling receptacles are fair game) more »

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GreenBean Earth Day Challenge!

by Dawn Quirk
Hey folks! Our friends over at GreenBean Recycle are throwing another fun giveaway, this time for Earth Day! Between now and April 22nd (Monday), the ten individuals who recycle the most cans and bottles at the GreenBean Reverse Vending Machine will receive a $20 gift card to Barnes and Noble (usable at the more »

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Happy 40th Birthday to Earth Day!

Statement by President Obama on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day
In 1970, a Senator from Wisconsin named Gaylord Nelson raised his voice and called on every American to take action on behalf of the environment. In the four decades since, millions more »

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Green For All

by Dawn Quirk
Earth Day at Tufts was especially well-celebrated this year thanks to ECO’s week of events leading to April 22nd, culminating with a UEP-sponsored talk by civil rights activist Van Jones . An extremely animated and inspirational speaker, Van best described his Green For All program with the simple and logical point, the idea more »

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Party for the Greatest Planet

by Dawn Quirk
With Earth Day fast approaching, Tufts students begin to flock to the lawn to enjoy the beautiful spring weather. While that in itself is a great way to enjoy the earth, Tufts ECO has also organized a week long celebration leading up to Earth Day , April 22nd, including numerous more »

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