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This coming Monday, September 23, the Association of Post Consumer Plastic Recyclers is conducting a FREE webinar on rigid plastics recycling. This provides the opportunity to hear about rigid plastic recycling resources and learn how one major US grocery chain has already implemented a program to recover rigid grocery plastics. Learn more about this webinar…

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The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) is compiling information on Earth Day events open to the public in Massachusetts.  Information about these events will be shared in a press release and on MassDEP’s website.  If your organization or community is hosting an event for Earth Day, you can get the word out and share…

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Registration is now available for the upcoming Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Vendor Fair.  Register now to be a part of this exciting event which connects stakeholders from around the state and help your organization prepare for the commercial organics waste ban. Visit our event page to find more details on the specifics of the event…

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MassDEP, U.S. EPA Region 1, and RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts present the: Massachusetts Commercial Food Waste Vendor Fair: “Everything you need to divert food waste from your waste stream” Attendees will have a chance to connect with a wide range of vendors, including haulers, compostable product vendors, food donation and rescue organizations, and onsite organic waste…

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Register now to participate in the EPA’s upcoming webinar discussing success stories from the Food Recovery Challenge, scheduled for Thursday, January 16th at 1:00pm EST. Hear perspectives from the project team that set up the collection infrastructure to compost commercial food waste in the Worcester area. •Center for EcoTechnology(CET), a non-profit environmental organization providing environmental  education…

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Climate Friendly Government Purchasing Webinar, Tuesday, December 10th, 2013 12:30 pm Government and higher education institutions are huge purchasers of products and services. Efforts to harness this purchasing power to benefit the environment and save money must go beyond a focus on single attributes like recycled content and toxicity to encompass life-cycle impacts and greenhouse…

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Building Collection Infrastructure for Composting: Success in the greater Worcester, Massachusetts area Join us for a Webinar on January 16th, 2014 Register Here. Space is limited. Reserve your Webinar seat now at: https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/535827538 The webinar will feature the project team that initiated the collection infrastructure to bring commercial hauling of source separated organics to a…

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Retail Dining Operations:  Opportunities for Source Reduction and Effective Materials Management Webinar, Thursday, December 12th, 2013 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Join the College & University Recycling Coalition for the last of their 2013 webinar series.  Collecting food waste in retail dining operations is challenging but the opportunities for food waste reduction are immense.   Join CURC…

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Thursday, December 5th, 2013 – Composting Strategies for Colleges and Universities Webinar, Thursday, December 5, 2013 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM In this Webinar, the EPA’s  Food Recovery Challenge (FRC) will be explained and success stories from partners will be shared. Whether your school has been composting for years or is just beginning to contemplate a composting…

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Attend the Resource Conservation Planning Day 2 – Asset-specific Planning Wednesday, November 6, 2013 8:30am – 4:00pm Courtyard by Marriott, Marlborough 75 Felton Street Marlborough, MA  01752 This workshop provides specific guidance and examples for water and energy conservation, and reduction of materials found in solid waste.  Full day attendance qualifies for the remaining 6…