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How to Recycle a Refrigerator

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 […]

Interview with Save That Stuff’s Adam Mitchell

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 […]

Interview with Green Cambridge President Quinton Zondervan, Part 2

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 […]

Interview with Green Cambridge President Quinton Zondervan, Part 1

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 […]

Random Tip: Half Off Okabashi Recycled Sandals

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 […]