Category Archives: Composting at Matriculation

Orientation/Move-In 2012 – Welcome to Tufts!

ShareTweet Welcome returning students and class of 2016! As we enter the 2012-2013 academic year, we at TuftsRecycles! would like to keep you up to date on our work towards greater sustainability on campus. Here’s what we’ll be doing (and … Continue reading

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Composting at Matriculation 2011

ShareTweet The class of 2015 was admitted to Tufts in its strongest undergraduate admissions cycle yet, and on their first day on the hill, they learned how to compost. This year’s matriculation meals were almost completely compost-friendly; plates and napkins … Continue reading

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2010 Matriculation Luncheon- Volunteers Needed

ShareTweet With just a few hours of your time, YOU can help make this year’s matriculation zero waste efforts successful. Please give us a hand! Two years ago was the first time food waste was composted during freshman orientation. Read … Continue reading

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Boxes, Boxes, Everywhere!

ShareTweet The beginning of a new year- the smell of an empty dorm room, soon to be filled with junk. But not all that junk carted up by the parents stays in the room. What happens to the box from … Continue reading

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“My fork is made of corn?”

ShareTweet Surprised statements like this peppered the hubbub of the largest orientation events this year, when Tufts Dining, Facilities, the Office of Sustainability and TuftsRecycles! introduced composting to the massive freshman feasts. New signs about composting decorated disposal stations that … Continue reading

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