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For people interested in getting rid of things thoughtfully.

 

https://discardstudies.com/2016/03/09/the-politics-of-recycling-vs-reusing/

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.

 

http://springfieldmrf.org/site/

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

 

http://greensciencepolicy.org

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.

 

https://www.epa.gov/recycle/reducing-and-reusing-basics

Outlines the environmental benefits of reuse.

 

https://www.epa.gov/climatechange

Provides information about climate change.

 

A Survivor’s Wedding Dress

A story of reuse.

 

 

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