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China Impacts Massachusetts Recycling

China is the world’s largest importer of recycled materials. In March 2018, the Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection enforced a new standard for the quality of recycled materials that China will purchase, which reduces contamination from 3 percent to 0.5 percent. As a result, the...

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The Ocean Cleanup Launch

Who can use good news? This month The Ocean Cleanup launched a 2,000-foot boom designed to gather plastic debris and clean up the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. According to The New York Times, the Great Pacific Garbage Patch floats between California and Hawaii and is comprised of...

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What to Do with Old Clothes

  A new year can open the door to a new you. Part of that new you often involves a fresh, new wardrobe. But what can you do with the clothes you never wear? The ones taking up space. Glad you asked. PURGE Decluttering goes a long way...

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4 Ways to Upcycle Pumpkin Carving

What’s a Halloween season without carving pumpkins? Tiny saws and crooked cuts. Slimy seeds and gloppy guts. Guaranteed to be the most pleasing way to upcycle the daily newspaper. But what do we do with our carved pumpkins after Halloween? Let them rot on the...

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3-Piece Primer to the Paris Agreement

The Paris Agreement. You’ve heard it mentioned in casual conversation and political debates. But what is it exactly? What does it entail? With so much going on in our lives, our towns, and our country, it’s small wonder that many of us don’t know. We’re here...

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Earth Day: Our Ecological Footprint

  Happy Earth Day! As we said in our Earth Day post last year, Mother Earth is at the heart of who we are and what we do at Remyndr. And over the course of this past year, the issue of climate change has increasingly come to...

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Gratitude

What are you grateful for? Are you grateful for the people in your life? Are you grateful for the time you spend with family and friends? Are you grateful for stuffing? We at Remyndr are grateful for your involvement in bettering your community. Waste management is a...

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America Recycles Day!

America Recycles Day is here! As of right now, there are 2,157 events registered on AmericaRecyclesDay.org. These events range from clothing donations for veterans to drawing contests, from trash-to-treasure DIY events to education seminars. If you’re looking for ways to get involved today, here are...

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