Links

Tufts University Sites

Tufts Environmental Studies http://as.tufts.edu/environmentalstudies/
Urban Environmental Policy and Planning http://ase.tufts.edu/uep/
Global Development And Environment Institute: http://ase.tufts.edu/gdae
Office of Sustainability: http://sustainability.tufts.edu/
Tufts Institute of the Environment: http://environment.tufts.edu/

Environmental student groups run by Tufts undergraduates

Tufts Sustainability Collective https://sites.tufts.edu/tuftssustainabilitycollective/
Sustainable Campus Living https://www.facebook.com/tuftsgreenhouse

Non-profits and Advocacy Groups 

The US EPA’s national solid waste statistics http://www.epa.gov/waste/nonhaz/municipal/msw99.htm

Bottle Bill Resource Guide: http://www.bottlebill.org/
This site explains and provides a layout for Bottle Bills, which is a law that requires a minimum refundable deposit on beer, soft drink and other beverage containers in order to insure a high rate of recycling or reuse.

The Story of Stuff http://storyofstuff.org/

Container Recycling Institute: http://www.container-recycling.org/
CRI is a non-profit organization that studies and promotes policies and practices that shift the social and environmental costs associated with manufacturing, recycling, and disposal of container and packaging waste from government and taxpayers to producers and consumers.

Earth 911: Making Every Day Earth Day: http://earth911.com/
This site provides recycling information and lists of recycling-oriented activities throughout various communities.

Environment News Service (ENS): http://ens-news.com/
This international daily newswire provides constant updates on environmental issues. Though its focus is not only recycling, recycling-related articles are a constantly featured in ENS-News.

Environmental Organization Web Directory: http://www.webdirectory.com/Recycling/
This site provides information on everything from how to recycle and what is recyclable, to key recycling institutions, bureaus, laws, and networks.

GrassRoots Recycling Network: http://www.grrn.org/
GRRN utilizes classic activist strategies to achieve corporate accountability for waste and public policies to eliminate waste, and to build sustainable communities.

Grist Magazine: http://www.grist.org/
Environmental news and green living tips from Grist, the most recognizable voice in environmental journalism.

The Internet Consumer Recycling Guide: http://www.obviously.com/recycle/
This recycling guide provides a starting point for consumers in the USA and Canada searching the net for recycling information.

Our Earth: http://www.ourearth.org
Information on local and national environmental programs and related news.

Stop Trashing the Climate: http://www.stoptrashingtheclimate.org
A report documenting the link between climate change and unsustainable patterns of consumption and wasting, dispels myths about the climate benefits of landfill gas recovery and waste incineration, outlines policies needed to effect change, and offers a roadmap for how to significantly reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions within a short period.

 

Industry Sites

Bureau of International Recycling: http://www.bir.org/
BIR is an international trade federation representing the world’s recycling industry, covering in particular ferrous and non-ferrous metals, paper and textiles.

Global Recycling Network: http://grn.com/
Global Recycling Network (GRN) is a free-access public site dedicated to recycling-related information.

Recycle Your Rechargeable Batteries (RYRB): http://www.rbrc.org/
The Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC) can help you recycle your portable rechargeable batteries.

Recycling Manager Prices: http://www.amm.com/recman/
This recyclable materials price service, published every other week, provides U.S. materials prices by grade for aluminum and steel cans, scrap metals, paper, plastics and glass.

Steel Recycling Institute: http://www.recycle-steel.org/
The Steel Recycling Institute (SRI) is an industry a
ssociation that promotes and sustains the recycling of all steel parts.

 

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