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New Partnership Fights Food Waste and Food Insecurity

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A collaboration between Tufts Dining, staff and faculty, students and Food for Free seeks to minimize food waste at Tufts while at the same time addressing food insecurity in our host communities. Through the new Tufts Food Rescue Collaborative, Tufts Dining donates about 125 lbs. of food per week. Learn more about the initiative. 

We’re hiring!

Wanting to be making posts like this, improving our newsletters, posting to Facebook and Twitter and helping craft our videos and progress reports? The Tufts Office of Sustainability is seeking an undergraduate student with strong communications skills to help inform the Tufts community about the university’s sustainability initiatives. The intern will assist with office communications, including creating documents and outreach materials, writing articles, assisting with social media programming, and performing website and blog maintenance. This position is for the 2016-2017 academic year and will begin in September 2016. Interns are expected to work approximately 8 hours per week.

See the full position and apply here.

Application deadline: Position is open until filled.

Sustainability Internship, City of Cambridge Community Development Department (Cambridge, MA)

Internship will spend most of time on supporting administration of the Building Energy Use Disclosure Ordinance.

Application Deadline: Tuesday, May 31, 2016.

To learn more or apply, contact John Bolduc at jbolduc@cambridgema.gov.

Clean Energy Campus Internship, Environment Massachusetts

Environment America is looking for students to work with us as interns next fall on our global warming campaign. Interns will work on their campuses to organize events, generate media attention, and build grassroots support to repower Massachusetts with clean, renewable energy.

Application deadline: April 20th, 2016

Learn more and apply.

Zero Waste Week Is Back on the Medford Campus!

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How much waste do YOU produce? Take the Zero Waste Challenge from April 18th-22nd to learn about your own habits, reduce your personal trash output, and compete with other participants!

Then bring your bag to the Academic Quad on April 22nd from 2:30-3:30PM for Jumbo Mountains and free snacks with the Eco-Reps at the Earth Day celebration. You might even win a gift card for your efforts to live more sustainably!

Sign up here to receive your Zero Waste kit in time to start the Challenge.

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