For people interested in getting rid of things thoughtfully.

An article about the difference between recycling and reusing and why it’s important to distinguish between the two. Other interesting articles on the Discard Studies site.

The Springfield Materials Recycling Facility handles recyclables from many municipalities in the Pioneer Valley, including Northampton. See their guidelines for what to recycle.

A public Facebook page managed by the Northampton ReUse Committee and updated frequently with news, events, and inspiration for reducing waste.

The Green Science Policy Institute aims to reduce the use of harmful chemicals in consumer and other products. Their site includes videos on the Six Classes of chemicals to avoid.

Outlines the environmental benefits of reuse.

Provides information about climate change.


A Survivor’s Wedding Dress

A story of reuse.