Category Archives: Recycling at Tufts

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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Lift The Lid!

ShareTweet by Mina Brewer You’re finishing up a great cup of coffee from the rez, and, being a responsible student, go to recycle it. But wait – what? This coffee cup doesn’t fit easily into the hole in the paper … Continue reading

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Short Term Work Available- Recycling Team @ Events

ShareTweet by Dawn Quirk  Workers Needed from now through October $10 per hour  With just a few hours of your time, YOU can help make this year’s matriculation zero waste efforts successful, and get paid doing so! Tufts Dining Services … Continue reading

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Move Out at Tufts

ShareTweet   by Dawn Quirk It’s that magical time of year again. Spring Fling is over, masses are flocking to Tisch to study for finals, and everyone is freaking out about graduating/grades/summer internships. Amid the chaos, it may slip your … Continue reading

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How to Ace the RecycleMania Competition!

ShareTweet by Lauren Ferrucci As you may know, the RecycleMania competition has officially begun. Tufts dorms and off-campus houses are competing to see who has the best recycling rates.  Over the next few weeks, Tufts Recycles! interns will be walking … Continue reading

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Tufts Receives Silver Institution Recycling Award

ShareTweet by Jordan Dashow Last Tuesday night, Tufts University was recognized at MassRecycle’s 17th Annual Recycling Awards Ceremony, receiving the Silver Institution Recycling Award. MassRecycle’s awards recognize “the outstanding achievements by individuals, public servants, municipalities, businesses and organizations in promoting … Continue reading

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Recycling Updates: Fall Edition!

ShareTweet by Jordan Dashow This Fall has brought exciting changes and updates to our recycling program on the Medford/Somerville campus. Returning students may have noticed the new Fitness Center, new pavements, and new landscaping in front of Gifford House. However, … Continue reading

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Orientation/Move-In 2012 – Welcome to Tufts!

ShareTweet by C.J. 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 … Continue reading

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What’s new in South Hall?

ShareTweet by C.J.As some of you know, South Hall is due for renovations this summer. TuftsRecycles! recently paid a visit to the construction site to check out the progress. We can’t reveal too much, but we are sure to say … Continue reading

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R²ePack 2012 By The Numbers (And In Pictures!)

ShareTweet by C.J. 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 … Continue reading

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