Tag Archive for Recycling

Lynn is part of PRI story as China demands clean recyclables

Jason Margolis of of PRI (Public Radio International) show, The World, writes: “…, China has been refusing to take contaminated recycling, forcing communities across the US, like Lynn, Massachusetts, to quickly take action.” The story recently aired on WGBH radio and includes Lynn’s recycling coordinator, Julia Greene. For the complete story, visit wgbh.org

Trash Delay Next Week

1/11/17 From Associate Commissioner of Lynn DPW Lisa Nerich – City of Lynn Trash and Recycling will be delayed by ONE day the week of January 16th– in observance of Martin Luther King Day. Green Week for Recycling.

Spreading Environmental Awareness in the Square

On a bright Thursday local activists and ambassadors from the Global Embassy of Activists for Peace collected signatures in Central Square “…for Recognizing Mother Earth as a Living Being” with a new declaration of rights for the planet, itself. They also had some artwork made from recycling materials, including a newspaper elephant as a conversation…

City of Lynn Earth Day Raffle with Goodwill

4/21/16 – From City Recycling Coordinator Julia Greene – Wondering what you can do to mark Earth Day and make a difference, but you don’t have time to participate in one of the cleanups around the City?  Clean out your closets and donate to a charity that collects textiles, like Goodwill for instance.  Almost 100%…

Recycle Team Wraps Up Door to Door Campaign

8/21/15 From City Recycling Coordinator Julia Greene and RecyclingWorks in Lynn – Today was the last day this summer for our Recycle Team going door to door, talking about how to trash less, recycling more, and how to recycle right. They had thousands of door knocks, several hundred conversations, almost 300 pledging to recycle right,…