Episode 22: How to recycle plastic bags: The Trex Story


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!

Episode 22: How to recycle plastic bags: The Trex Story2021-03-31T19:19:22+00:00

A Fun Trip Down Memory Lane


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!

A Fun Trip Down Memory Lane2021-03-30T14:57:29+00:00

MassRecycle Celebrates 30 Years!


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 [...]

MassRecycle Celebrates 30 Years!2020-02-24T15:06:40+00:00
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