The most wonderful time of the year (to Recycle Smart)

Recycle Smart Partners –  

Do you hear what I hear? The Recycle Smart message is spreading! Over 55,000 individuals have visited the Recycle Smart MA website already and we’ve gained 1,682 new followers across our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter and Instagram) in November alone!  None of this success would be possible without amazing partners like you. We want to thank each and every one of you for your help spreading the word about Recycle Smart.

Here are some ideas, resources, and inspiration to help you keep up the good work:

Social Media Tip: Connect & Share on Facebook Groups

A great way to start up conversations and share your recycling wisdom is through local Facebook groups. Many communities have green or sustainability-focused Facebook groups that would love to learn about the Recycle Smart initiative. This month we challenge each of you to connect with at least one Facebook group in your area and share the Smart Recycling Guide or link to the RecyclopediaThis is an easy way to tap into a new network of recycling advocates!

Partner Spotlight: Town of Brookline

Shout out to the Town of Brookline who has gone all out to share the Recycle Smart message. From updating the town’s website with the Smart Recycling Guide and Recyclopedia, to a series of articles in Wicked Local Brookline including the most recent piece featuring how to recycle smart this holiday season. Way to go Brookline. You truly are a “binspiration” to us all.

Featured News Clip: What holiday items can you recycle?

Check out this short news clip from WWLP-22 featuring how to Recycle Smart this holiday season. From wrapping paper, ribbons and bows, to paper plates, napkins and utensils – your most pressing holiday recycling questions answered.


The Recycle Smart Team at MassDEP