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This article from the Sunday, March 3rd edition of the Worcester Telegram highlights some interesting information about anaerobic digesters in Massachusetts. Besides diverting organic waste from landfills, digesters produce heat and electricity, produce fertilizer, provide dollar savings from waste disposal, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel use. Massachusetts is considering several sites for…
We’ve added a new case study to our business sector guidance page for Venues! Read about how bottle and can recycling saved Davis Farmland over $600 in 2012. You can find the case study here (PDF), or check out our Stadium/Venue guidance page!
Check out this interesting article from SeaCoast Online about organic waste collection in Hamilton, Massachusetts. Their revolutionary program not only saved the city an estimated $200,000 dollars in 2012, but makes them one of the greenest communities on the East Coast!
Free Webinar on the Reuse Marketplace: Capture Value. Exchange Reusable Items. Save Money. Reduce Waste. Join us for a Webinar on March 13 Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/944987978 The Northeast Recycling Council, Inc. (NERC) has launched the Reuse Marketplace , a website where businesses, government, institutions, and non-profits can post…
There’s a new case study posted in our Hospitals sector guidance section! Learn about the steps Cooley Dickinson Hospital took to add front-of-house post-consumer composting, and how they led to a diversion of 60 tons of food waste! Get the PDF here.
Learn about the Boston University Dining Services composting program, which diverted over 850 tons of organic waste in 2011. Find the case study PDF here, or check out our business guidance page for colleges and universities!
Did you know organic matter decomposing in landfills accounts for 16.2 percent of the nation’s emissions of methane? Take a look at this interesting article from the Washington Post reviewing the state of Composting in the D.C. area and nationwide.
Check out our new page providing valuable waste management guidance for colleges and universities.
Included is a case study describing how the University of Massachusetts at Amherst diverted an additional 1200 pounds of food waste per day by expanding their composting program!
Learn more about the RecyclingWorks program with this article and interview from WAMC Northeast Public Radio. Greg Cooper from Mass DEP and Lorenzo Macaluso from the Center for Ecotechnology discuss waste management challenges and opportunities for Massachusetts businesses. Find the original article as well as audio content here. Massachusetts Begins New Recycling Program For Businesses By LUCAS…