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Downloadable Signage

Please help Tufts meet its goal to reduce waste by 3% each year. The Office of Sustainability created signage to encourage waste reduction and proper sorting of waste into compost, recycling, and landfill bins.
Wall Signs:


Compost Only

Recycling Only

Trash Only more »

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Waste Bin Liner Changes

Due to recent changes in the recycling industry, blue-tinted liners will no longer be accepted at the recycling center. Landfill bins will now have blue bags and recycling bins will now have clear bags. Learn more. 

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Back to School Sale!

Join Tufts’ Green House on September 3rd in Jackson Gym for the first ever  Blue and Brown Pass Down: Back-to-School Sale ! Whatever you’re hoping to find for your dorm room next year — we’ve got it!

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Guide to Mixed Recycling

This short online workshop will familiarize you with what can – and cannot – be recycled at Tufts.

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Pack-A-Dorm is Back

Find out how to get free supplies for shipping or storage, and where to bring your donations, recyclables, and trash during move-out.

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Join the Tufts Eco-Reps for Zero Waste Week!

The Tufts Eco-Reps will be leading the Zero Waste Week Challenge from Wednesday, November 2nd, to Wednesday, November 9th. Visit the Office of Sustainability’s website for details .

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Share the Health!

Donate your old wearable activity trackers to Recycle Health , a program created by one of Tufts’ own faculty members, Lisa Gualtieri! Read more about the program on Tufts Now .

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Campus Sustainability Progress Report

The Campus Sustainability Progress Report will be released on Wednesday, March 30th by 12:00 noon. View the report to learn how Tufts is reducing its environmental impact.

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TSC and TR! Team Up in Compost Educational Event

by Savannah Christiansen
On Friday, December 4, Tufts Recycles! interns CJ, Savannah and Liora took part in a collaborative compost education event with Tufts Sustainability Collective (TSC). Members from TSC, Tufts umbrella environmental/sustainability group, talked to students in the campus center about the importance of reducing food waste and the role of composting in environmental sustainability. Meanwhile, more »

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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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