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Stop and Shop is again in the news, this time for their goal to decrease their carbon footprint by 20% by 2015. “Stop & Shop is committed to responsible retailing, knowing that what’s good for society is good for business too,” says Joe Kelley, president, Stop & Shop New England, in a statement. “We continuously…

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Here’s an interesting piece from Plastics News about Hannaford and Stop and Shop Supermarkets, and their respective programs to carry out back-end rigid plastics recycling!  These programs are pilots for the Association of Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers, with the goal of capturing more that 350 million pounds of rigid plastics generated by supermarkets in the United States.

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CET is an equal opportunity employer. To learn more about the jobs that are available, please click on the titles below. EcoFellowship positions available Business Systems Manager – Northampton MassDEP Green Business Specialist – Boston EcoFellowship positions 2013-2014 The Center for EcoTechnology is seeking qualified college graduate candidates for a one-year paid fellowship position to work with…

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Check out the following press release from the US EPA.  Amongst the honorees is Clark University, which has received significant support from RecyclingWorks over the past year! News Release U.S. Environmental Protection Agency New England Regional Office April 1, 2013 Contact: David Deegan, (617) 918-1017 Seven New England Colleges and Universities Honored for Food Waste…

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Here’s a video describing the Beth Israel Hospital Composting Program!  The video describes their unique system of color-coding the containers as the customers choose them (salad, soups, drinks) as compostable, recyclable or landfill.  Then at the disposal area, the colors are repeated on the appropriate containers.  They also have signage above. http://bcove.me/9et72cbe

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Original article from the Northeast Recycling Council:   The Association of Postconsumer Plastics Recyclers (APR) has announced the availability of new online resources created to help grocery chains recycle more of the plastic containers they use and empty onsite.  The program is aimed at recycling the more than 350 million pounds of plastic containers that…

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Here’s an interesting article from Biocycle Magazine about Weis Markets, Inc, a 163-store grocery chain.  Read about how Weis Markets increased sustainability and cut costs by implementing a chain-wide composting program!  Full text here.

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