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Recycling At Tufts

Find out how and where to recycle here at Tufts on the Facilities Services' Recycling and Waste Management website. There, you will also find information about our other waste reduction and zero-waste initiatives.

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Tufts Eco Map

The Tufts Eco Map illustrates all sustainability-related locations on campus including compost bins, zip cars, bike racks, public transportation stops, electric vehicle charging stations and more!

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Data Dashboard

Explore energy and water use data on all Tufts campuses with this interactive dashboard. Find out where and how energy and water are used, and the greenhouse gas emissions associated with this energy use.

Tufts Sustainability Council

The Tufts Sustainability Council is shaping the future of climate action at the University. They are creating a vision for sustainability and selecting effective, impactful goals and strategies leading to a sustainable university that serves current and future students and employees equally while supporting the health and wellbeing of all of humanity and our home planet.

Read about the council's university sustainability planning.

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  • Get to Know the Green Line Extension Dec 9th
    The new Green Line Extension (GLX) opening on December 12, 2022 supports sustainability, equity, and access. The GLX connects areas to more accessible and reliable public transit spanning from Lechmere to College Avenue in Medford. Each new station is ADA accessibility compliant, and the extension is expected to increase ridership to more than 50,000 trips […]
  • Plastic is More Special Than You Think Jul 28th
    Written by David Rivas, Specialty Recycling Intern From switching to reusable bags at the supermarket to taking modes of transportation that produce less pollution, sustainability has become a part of our daily lives. The same is true at Tufts. As a community member on one of our four campuses, everyone has the opportunity to compost […]
  • “Green” Your Move-Out May 9th
    The first weeks of May are always a hectic time around Tufts campus. As the weather gets warmer and classes end, students are busy with finals, commencement, and summer plans. At the Office of Sustainability, this means that it’s time to start helping with move-out! Every year, our goal is to promote easy, sustainable move […]

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