Recycling

Located on Pine Street in the heart of Florence, Bombyx Center for Arts and Equity is a vibrant hub that enriches the community and carries on the building’s legacy of activism through their performance venue. Also known as the Florence Congregational Church, the historic building operates two houses of worship, a performance art space, a…

Case Study

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts presents case studies featuring Ecos Properties, a commercial real estate company that transformed a large-scale renovation project into an impactful reuse and recycling initiative, and Worleybeds, a mattress manufacturer and retailer with a strong mattress recycling program that diverts hundreds of tons of material from disposal per year.

Video Case Study

RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts presents a case study on Johnny’s Luncheonette, an iconic diner in Newton with robust recycling and food waste diversion programs. Johnny’s Luncheonette partners with local environmental groups, such as Green Newton, on a variety of sustainability initiatives, and shares information on their food scraps composting program with customers through interactive signage.

Case Study

Learn how Brandeis University, a research institution in Waltham, implemented a dorm and public space recycling program with support from RecyclingWorks, and established a performance plan for their food service provider focused on eight sustainability goals.

Case Study

Learn how Home City Development, Inc. (HCDI), a non-profit real estate developer based in Springfield, worked with RecyclingWorks to salvage materials for reuse during their renovation of the historic Elias Brookings School.

Video Case Study

After receiving a failed load letter for excessive amounts of cardboard in the trash, Wyman’s Liquors made simple changes to their recycling program. Learn how Wyman’s came back in compliance with Massachusetts waste ban regulations and diverts 90% of the materials generated on-site. See the previous Wyman’s Liquors Case Study (2012) to learn more about…

Case Study

Century Kitchens provides an excellent model for businesses in transition by demonstrating cost-effective reuse and recycling alternatives to disposal.