Category Archives: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

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

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is a growing movement to get producers of products to bear responsibility for the management of their products at the end of their lifecycle, usually through legislation. The Massachusetts legislature took up three EPR bills last … Read More