Tag: Cambridge recycling
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
On Tuesday, I shared my conversation with Randi Mail, recycling director for the City of Cambridge, about Cambridge’s new single-stream recycling program. In the process we touched on some general waste and recycling questions that I thought I’d share here. If you have any other questions or want to attend the recycling facility tour, let [...]
Posted: August 19th, 2010 under Composting, recycling, trash.
Tags: anaerobic digestion, Cambridge recycling, Casella Recycling, curbside composting, I'm really looking forward to curbside composting—my worms can't keep up with me!, recycling
On October 25, Cambridge is switching to single-stream recycling. Also called zero-sort recycling, this method allows residents to throw all recyclables into one bin, rather than separating paper and cardboard from plastic, glass, and metal. It’s a method that’s already been adopted by many urban areas worldwide, with great results. To find out more about [...]
Posted: August 17th, 2010 under recycling, trash.
Tags: Cambridge recycling, I'm all for this—our basement is full of boxes we've been too lazy to tear up, no sort recycling, single stream recycling, zero sort recycling