Metro Public Works has temporarily suspended curbside recycling to address delays in trash brought on by staffing and fleet issues. Service is expected to resume in late January, early February 2022. In the meantime, find out where to take your pre-sorted items.
For the first time in its history, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is publishing a quantitative report underscoring the importance of reducing food waste to address climate change. This initial report analyzes the environmental impacts of food loss and waste (FLW) throughout the food supply chain—from farm to kitchen.
The green and sustainable building industry was the fastest growing industry in the United States between 2012 and 2017, with over $288 billion generated in revenue. Fortunately, as the sustainable construction industry gains traction nationwide, this growing marketplace provides individuals more access to resources that can help them incorporate sustainability into their own homes.
Originally from Saugus, Massachusetts, Christina Langone is a proud first-generation college student who understands the importance of education and following your own path. As Urban Green Lab’s newest Sustainability Education Manager, she’s tasked with leading our Sustainable Classrooms and Students in Sustainability programs and showing learners everywhere how a little change goes a long way.