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TuftsRecycles! Staff Retreat: Beach Clean-Up in Winthrop

ShareTweet by Alexandra Minter Last weekend, the TuftsRecycles! crew ventured out to Winthrop for a splendid morning and afternoon, dedicated to both building as a team while taking part in an important cause. After a week of agony of not knowing the top secret … Continue reading

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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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Next Up: The Bottle Bill

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder This November, voters in Massachusetts will decide on the future of the Bottle Bill, whether to expand it with a new update or to leave the existing bill in place.  Currently, the Massachusetts’s Bottle Bill, which was … Continue reading

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Single Stream vs. Dual Stream

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder Ever wonder why you can’t just throw anything recyclable into one bin? We have too. In many cities, including Medford and Somerville, users can dispose of all kinds of recyclable materials into one bin for collection. … Continue reading

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Welcome Back!

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder Welcome all new and returning students! As summer turns into fall, Tufts’ campus becomes more picturesque each day with vibrant leaves in the trees, clear blue skies above our heads, and yellow compost bins on the curb. … 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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Goodbye Seniors!

ShareTweet by M.T. Snyder Tufts Recycles! congratulates each member of the Class of 2014 on all of their achievements and hard work throughout their time at Tufts. Over 10,000 supporters, including the Tufts Recycles! team, came out to the commencement … 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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