Category Archives: Waste

Every year, MassRecycle solicits nominations for the Annual MassRecycle Awards that recognize outstanding achievements in and contributions towards recycling, reuse, and waste reduction in Massachusetts. Among the 2022 award winners were Newton mayor Ruthanne Fuller and Johnny’s Luncheonette in Newton … Read More

On Thursday, October 27 from 11:30am-1pm, join the Product Stewardship Institute online to hear experts discuss the opportunities and challenges of compostable plastics, including achieving clarity on definitions and labeling, addressing materials in packaging EPR laws, how EPR funding can … Read More

The Newton Free Library has partnered with Newton’s Department of Public Works to expand our Library of Things collection through the State’s Recycling Dividends program, which supports creation of local lending libraries for tools and other items. This special collection features … Read More

The school year begins in a few weeks and shopping for school supplies looms large for many families. Before you reach for new, take a good look at what you already have and can reuse. It can be a teaching … Read More