Category Archives: Campus Initiatives

R2ePACK: Back Again!

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder As the bell tolls 10:00 PM, Tufts students pull themselves out of their books and into the only hour of the day not deemed “quiet” by ResLife during finals period. Stretching and yawning, skipping and hopping, students notice … Continue reading

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Recycle Your Tennis Balls!

ShareTweet by W. Parker MacLure     Tennis players take note! Last fall Tufts Recycles started recycling tennis balls! When your ball has reached the end of its playable life, rather than throwing it away please place the dead ball … Continue reading

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New Charging Station and Mural

ShareTweet by W. Parker MacLure Last September Tufts worked with National Grid to install an electric vehicle charging station in the Dowling parking garage on the first level. In order to make the charging station more visible, Tufts Recycles was … Continue reading

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R2ePACK. Or, the dirty things you left behind

ShareTweet by Mina Brewer The spring semester is over, and campus is dead. You’ve packed up, moved out, and gone home for the summer. But  the work’s not over…at least for the Tufts Recycles! team. If you’ve been on campus … Continue reading

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R2epack Continues!

ShareTweet by Mina Brewer With students moving out every day now, the piles of unwanted clothes, lamps, mirrors, and school supplies keep rising. But our trash may be someone’s treasure! All the clothes we collect from R2epack go to Goodwill, … Continue reading

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Green Bean Earth Day Challenge 2014!

ShareTweet by Clayton Woolery   Earth Day is important for everyone, and this year there’s even more reason to participate! The best recyclers will be entered to win several amazing prizes; anyone with access to large amounts of empty glass … Continue reading

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Final Recyclemania Scores!

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder   After a heated 8 weeks of competition, Recyclemania has come to a close with a bang as the final scores for all of the dorms and houses have been recorded. So, without further ado, we … Continue reading

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ROUND ONE GRADES ARE OUT!

ShareTweet by Mina Brewer     The winning dorm and houses this round were… WREN, JEWISH CULTURE and 9-11 SUNSET!!! Residences rounding out the bottom are Houston, Haskell, and Start House. Round two grading starts now- plenty of time to … Continue reading

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Recyclemania Update: Week 3

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder Tufts Recycles! is currently working to promote Recyclemania, a national competition that runs from Feb. 2 to April 8. The Per Capita Classic division has 312 competing schools and Tufts has moved up from 65th Week 3. Tufts Recycles! … Continue reading

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The Freedom to Freecycle!

ShareTweet 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 … Continue reading

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