Category Archives: Recycling at Home

Lint: To compost or not to compost?

by Lilly Wang
Lint, that dusty grey stuff that collects in your dryer, has recently been garnering some attention…
The EPA lists dryer lint as safe for compostin g , claiming that only biodegradable/natural fibers from cotton or wool clothing break down in the wash. According to the US Office of Resource Conservation and Recovery, putting more »

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Greening Your Parents

by Kelsey Schur

Going home after spending three quarters of the year at Tufts can be confusing. Your parents repainted your room “mauve” while you were gone (what the heck is that color supposed to be anyway?), your sister took up the bagpipes, and Mom began practicing Buddhism. This is a more »

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