MassRecycle Vice President Waneta Trabert, Sustainable Materials Management Director for the City of Newton, was interviewed on by Boston 25 News regarding Extended Producer Responsibility laws proposed in Massachusetts.
Huge collaborative effort to recycle plastic can carriers.
In MA, bags do not belong in the bin, but there is a system for recycling them. Gretchen and Waneta learn all about how plastic bags can find a second life as composite lumber during this interview with Stephanie Hicks from Trex.com Wondering if your local grocery store is really collecting for recycling? Tune in- there is a list available to the public!
Attendees had a blast on Thursday, March 18th, when MassRecycle hosted a free webinar on the history of MassRecycle! Three past presidents of MassRecycle offer their wisdom and amazing stories about how recycling got started in Massachusetts, and where we can go from here. There were many memories and tons of laughs shared. MassRecycle and attendees want to thank our speakers! Pat Scanlon, Principal, Scanlon Associates Ben Harvey, President, E.L. Harvey & Sons Claire Galkowski, Executive Director, South Shore Recycling Cooperative In case you missed it, we have posted the webinar!
This historic alliance commits to reducing food waste from manufacturing and the supply chain and repurposing any unavoidable waste into renewable energy.
Abbey Massaro, an Environmental Specialist for the Center for EcoTechnology and one of MassRecycle's newest Board Member, got a special thank you shout out from Home City Development!
MassRecycle President, Gretchen Carey, talks about Water Conservation for BNews' Green Corner.
MassRecycle's Board Member, Mike Orr, Cambridge's Recycling Director, talked to the Boston Globe's Amy Sutherland for a March 27th article on recycling.
MassRecycle is excited to be celebrating our 30th year as the only statewide non-profit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to increasing waste diversion and recycling in Massachusetts. Our organization understands that in order to bring lasting environmental change, we must assemble a broad coalition of stakeholders to tackle this intractable problem together. Currently, over 2,000 businesses and 14,000 jobs in Massachusetts are driven by recycling. MassRecycle believes that convening stakeholders to develop pragmatic, comprehensive solutions is key to addressing our waste issues. As the coalition that bridges individuals, municipalities, and other institutions with the recycling industry, we are doing the hard work required to [...]