SSRC Director live on air on Earth Day

WATD 95.9 fm Host Rob Hakala will talk with Claire Galkowski, the Executive Director of the South Shore Recycling Cooperative at 8:41 am on Friday, April 22 about things we can do to make a difference in helping to take care of Mother Earth. Live stream here. Blog post here….

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How Maine is transforming who pays for recycling

PBS Newshour, Nov. 14, 2021 For years, Americans have been encouraged to recycle, but global changes to the market for recycled material has led to a realization that just because that symbol is on the package or it’s placed in a blue bin, doesn’t necessarily mean a used product will…

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Your drawer full of old tech could have a new life — or start a fire.

How to upcycle and recycle your old gadgets and smartphones By Chris Velazco Washington Post, September 28, 2021 (excerpt) If your home is anything like mine, there’s a forlorn drawer somewhere that’s full of old batteries, zip-ties, cables and gadgets you haven’t touched in years. That stuff might look like junk,…

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