Category Archives: Dormitories & On-Campus

The Freedom to Freecycle!

by Colby Sameshima
It’s that time of the year, where your laundry basket is overflowing, and you’re realizing that maybe you don’t actually need the multiple lamps you bought at the beginning of the school year. Being a model citizen, you decide you will bring the items to goodwill. But you have that french more »

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How I Met Your Discards

A look inside R2ePack

by Stephanie Heatley-Quinlan
Ever wonder who picks up all the stuff left behind in the donation boxes when the students leave for the summer or for that matter where it goes? Tufts Recycles! is here to clear your confusion! It all takes place in steps; after all more »

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by Dawn Quirk
FIRST ROUND RECYCLE MANIA DORM RANKINGS ARE READY!

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How to Ace the RecycleMania Competition!

by Lauren Ferrucci
As you may know, the RecycleMania competition has officially begun. Tufts dorms and off-campus houses are competing to see who has the best recycling rates.  Over the next few weeks, Tufts Recycles! interns will be walking through Tufts dorms grading recycling efforts. (Don’t be afraid to say hi and ask us more »

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Orientation/Move-In 2012 – Welcome to Tufts!

by C.J.
Welcome returning students and class of 2016! As we enter the 2012-2013 academic year, we at TuftsRecycles! would like to keep you up to date on our work towards greater sustainability on campus. Here’s what we’ll be doing (and what you can do) during your first few weeks at Tufts.
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What's new in South Hall?

by C.J. As some of you know, South Hall is due for renovations this summer. TuftsRecycles! recently paid a visit to the construction site to check out the progress. We can’t reveal too much, but we are sure to say that South Hall will look *nothing* like it did before. And TuftsRecycles! is of course more »

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R²ePack 2012 By The Numbers (And In Pictures!)

by C.J.
Happy summer to all graduating and returning students! While you were packing up your dorm rooms and fiddling with CollegeBoxes, the TuftsRecycles! team was hard at work collecting assorted items for R²ePACK 2012.

 What is R²ePACK?! Good question! R²ePACK is our move-out initiative in which students are asked to Reuse more »

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Results for the RecycleManiacs!

by Danielle Cotter
The “March madness” of the second half of RecycleMania has come to an end, and we at TR would like to thank all of you who helped to make this year’s RecycleMania such a success. Whether it was by signing the Recyclemania pledge or simply taking the extra second to place more »

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2012 RecycleMania Mid-Point Results

by Dawn Quirk
We know you’ve been waiting on the edge of your seats for these RecycleMania mid-competition results, so here they are. There are two categories, one for dormitories and one for small houses. For more specific grades regarding each floor or section of a dormitory or small house, please click on one more »

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Turn That Trash Into Treasured Gold!

by Danielle Cotter
…Or at least into a golden “A” for your dormitory or on-campus house. That’s right, it’s preliminary grading time for Recyclemania, and it’s time for you to start stepping up your recycling game!
Over the course of the next two weeks, Tufts Recycles! interns will be coming through each dorm more »

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