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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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Reducing Waste on the Road

ShareTweet Thanks to our friends at Tufts’ Office of Sustainability, the TuftsRecycles! team got the privilege of viewing the documentary YERT: Your Environmental Road Trip. The film chronicles three friends who sojourn across the country for a year in search of … Continue reading

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Have you heard of Upcycling?

ShareTweet Upcycle – verb. /ˈʌpˌsaɪkəl/ to process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original. Recycling your waste is great — but upcycling produces a reusable item without the energy needed to process recyclables. In the picture above, normally disposable toilet paper rolls are upcycled into a cable and cord … Continue reading

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R²ePack 2012 By The Numbers (And In Pictures!)

ShareTweet Happy summer to all graduating and returning students! While you were packing up your dorm rooms and fiddling with CollegeBoxes, the TuftsRecycles! team was hard at work collecting assorted items for R²ePACK 2012.  What is R²ePACK?! Good question! R²ePACK … Continue reading

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Revolutionizing the Electric Car

ShareTweet Can you imagine a world where gasoline cars are a thing of the past? Where the cost of every mile isn’t influenced by the price of oil? Where you can drive knowing your car can be used as a … Continue reading

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Results for the RecycleManiacs!

ShareTweet The “March madness” of the second half of RecycleMania has come to an end, and we at TR would like to thank all of you who helped to make this year’s RecycleMania such a success. Whether it was by … Continue reading

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