'Pay As You Throw' Trash Programs Becoming More Popular In Mass.With tight municipal budgets and landfills filling up, 40% of Massachusetts communities are doing it, and yours could be next.
Reusing Plastic, It's FantasticDiscover ways to reuse plastic items around your home that may also save you money and teach your children how to be resourceful.
'EcoATMs' Turn Old Smart Phones Into Fast CashWhenever you buy a new smartphone, you may end up leaving your old one in a drawer but now there is a new option that can actually make you money.
NightSide - Dan Rea Discusses The Bottle Bill With Rep. John KeenanIt's annoying to have that one bottle rejected from the machine because it wasn't the right type.
Saugus To Trash Pickers: Stay Away From Our Recycle BinsThe town of Saugus plans to start cracking down on trash pickers who go through residents’ recycle bins on trash day.
EPA Praises Boston Bruins For Food Donation & Recycling EffortsThe Environmental Protection Agency is praising the National Hockey League, the Boston Bruins and the New Jersey Devils for successful food recycling efforts.
Convenience Of K-Cups Comes With A CostEnvironmentalists are concerned with the number of cups being tossed in the trash. A lot of plastic is not being recycled.
Curious About Returning Motor OilYour article on the bottle return made me wonder about the motor oil return policy. -Roland, Plainville
Lawmakers To Consider Deposits On More Bottled DrinksBills to update and expand the deposit fees to include juices, sports drinks and water will get a hearing on Beacon Hill Wednesday.
Maine AG: Gloucester Man Illegally Recycled Maine's attorney general said a Gloucester lobsterman is facing serious charges for recycling cans and bottles in Maine.
Curious Why Bottle Deposits Still ExistsSome people just don't like it; having to haul cans and bottles back to the store to collect deposits.
Curious How Boston's Recycling Program WorksFor many of us, recycling is now part of our daily routine, but what happens after you put your recycling out on the curb for pickup? Theresa in...