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106, 2023

The 2023 MassRecycle Conference and Trade Show was a smashing success!

By |June 1st, 2023|Categories: Uncategorized|

MassRecycle pushes back on narrative of recycling as ‘a hoax,’ touts education efforts at the 2023 MassRecycle Conference. In the wake of critical reports from advocacy groups and negative media coverage, the state’s public and private and sector recyclers are pushing back.

1711, 2022

Recycling is Real!

By |November 17th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|

MassRecycle is deeply concerned that NPR’s “Recycling plastic is practically impossible — and the problem is getting worse” has maligned recycling and misinformed readers.  Far from addressing the problem of plastic waste, this kind of negative press motivates people to “throw it all in the trash”. Recycling is not a sham. Please do not throw everything in the trash.  

3103, 2021

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

By |March 31st, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 Wondering if your local grocery store is really collecting for recycling? Tune in- there is a list available to the public!

2303, 2021

A Fun Trip Down Memory Lane

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Uncategorized|

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, [...]

2402, 2020

MassRecycle Celebrates 30 Years!

By |February 24th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

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 [...]

3010, 2019

Building Community in Conservation at NEAQ!

By |October 30th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Aquarium is hosting a fantastic symposium this Saturday, November 2, at WBUR CitySpace. The event is free and will feature leaders from local communities in Boston, including Reverent Mariama White-Hammond and our very own President and CEO, Vikki Spruill.

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