Category Archives: Environmental Protection

Newton’s Resource Recovery Center Swap Shop (115 Rumford Ave., Auburndale) is now open Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30am-1:30pm. City residents continue to be generous by dropping off quantities of wonderful, usable items. Come and check it out, and take home items … Read More

BOSTON, MA (July 13, 2021) — Maine has become the nation’s first state to require producers of packaged goods (consumer brands) sold in the state to finance the maintenance and expansion of municipal recycling programs. The bill, which was introduced … Read More

compostable bamboo toothbrush

Toothbrush manufacturers and dentists recommend that you replace your toothbrush every three to four months. Since most are not recyclable, that’s a LOT of toothbrushes that wind up in the trash over your lifetime. Next time you are shopping for … Read More