Author Archives: Lillian Wang

Lint: To compost or not to compost?

ShareTweet 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 composting, claiming that only biodegradable/natural fibers from cotton or wool clothing break … Continue reading

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TR! Intern Diego at the Forward On Climate Rally

ShareTweet by Lilly Wang This past President’s Day weekend, over 35,000 protesters gathered on the National Mall  urging President Obama to reject the Keystone XL Pipeline in the biggest climate rally ever organized in the US. Our own TR! intern … Continue reading

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Your Used Phones Go to a Great Cause!

ShareTweet by Lilly Wang Ever wonder what happens to all the old phones that end up in the electronics recycling bins around campus? … Well, the TuftsRecycles! team is proud to announce that 95 “gently-used” cell phones were sent out today to … Continue reading

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First box of shoes ready for shipment!

ShareTweet by Lilly Wang Thank you to everyone who dropped off their shoes in the new bin located at the Tisch Sports & Fitness Center!     Thanks for doing your part in reducing waste & supporting microbusinesses. Keep ’em coming … Continue reading

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Introducing Rerun Shoes at Tufts!

ShareTweet by Lilly Wang If you saunter into Tisch Sports Center, there’s now a recycling bin for shoes! Partnering with the full-service footwear recycling company, Rerun Shoes, the new shoe bin in the gym will accept all types of shoes … Continue reading

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