Archive for 'recycling'
A few weeks back we replaced our old refrigerator with a more energy efficient (and shinier) one. But what to do with the old one? Because it was still working, we could take advantage of the Mass Save refrigerator recycling program. It’s designed to ensure that inefficient refrigerators aren’t kept in service, but instead recycled responsibly, and offers […]
Posted: November 11th, 2015 under recycling.
Tags: EPA, fridge, I would have paid $100 just to avoid straining my back, refrigerator, refrigerator recycling, Responsible Appliance Disposal
Over on the Boston Local Food Festival blog, I talk to to Save That Stuff’s Adam Mitchell about how the company is able to divert so much waste for the festival. (They’re so successful that we’ve contracted the company for the Berklee BeanTown Jazz Festival in September!) I was also really interested in what he […]
Earlier this week I spoke to Green Cambridge president Quinton Zondervan about the work that the volunteer group is doing in the community. But even more interesting to me, as an organizer of Berklee’s sustainability group, was the chance to pick his brain about how he’s able to keep the group going in what little […]
Posted: August 16th, 2012 under Political Action, recycling.
Tags: Cambridge recycling, Green Cambridge, If you join a volunteer group just to run a chainsaw...you might be a redneck., MCAN, Quinton Zondervan, volunteers
Quinton Zondervan has only been president of Green Cambridge for a year, but he’s already revitalized a volunteer organization that was on the verge of collapse. He was gracious enough to talk to me about the work that the group does and how he pulls together volunteers with diverse interests (stay tuned for the latter […]
Posted: August 13th, 2012 under Energy Use, Political Action, recycling.
Tags: Cambridge recycling, community solar garden, Green Cambridge, MCAN, Of course Tim Toomey was the only one who voted against it..., Quinton Zondervan, small business recycling
I just saw this today: an Amazon Local deal for half off Okabashi sandals. They’re already cheap, so for $30 you could get three pair. Personally, I have four pair of the cross-straps, and they’re pretty comfy for backless sandals. I’ve hardly worn anything else all summer, and I walk a lot. And when they do eventually die, you […]