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Aaron Halford
October 03, 2018 - 11:00 am
In an effort to curb the amount of plastic everyday Americans use, a Boston startup is finding a way to make reusable bottles for home cleaning products. Started earlier this year, ThreeMain sells aluminum bottles to customers guaranteed to last a lifetime . Instead of returning to the store on a...
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Dreamstime
Aaron Halford
September 26, 2018 - 4:53 pm
In an effort to protect marine life, restaurants and cafés in Boston are beginning to eliminate single-use plastic straws from their circulation. Eastern Standard—a well-known restaurant in Kenmore Square—made waves earlier this year when they announced they would be participating in the #...
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Dreamstime
WEEI
September 19, 2018 - 11:56 am
Since the new bicycle-sharing program called “Bluebikes” cemented itself into Boston, Brookline, Cambridge and Somerville sidewalks last March, local universities have taken notice. Boston University announced Monday that students can purchase the service at a discounted price, marking yet another...
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USA Today Sports
Krystle Boyajian
August 29, 2018 - 11:38 am
The Boston Red Sox are in their fourth year of sustainably growing their own organic produce in Fenway Farms . The 5,000-square-foot rooftop garden sits on top of the Red Sox front offices. The 4,000-plus pounds of produce grown there annually includes carrots, lettuce, mint, eggplants, potatoes...
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Reusable green water bottle on bike cup holder
Krystle Boyajian
August 15, 2018 - 11:45 am
Using a reusable water bottle is an easy way to live sustainably. But, many reusable bottles end up growing dangerous germs or mold because they are difficult to clean, so they are thrown out. Even when they are cleaned, a normal water bottle can grow mold in and around the nozzle because there is...
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Krystle Boyajian
August 08, 2018 - 11:28 am
Over the past week, the city of Boston has been finishing renovations on the Boston University Bridge that began last summer as a part of Imagine Boston 2030. The project will further Boston 2030’s plan to have no fatal crashes in Boston, as well as to get to a carbon neutral city, by protecting...
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Krystle Boyajian
August 01, 2018 - 2:03 pm
Every year in the United States, about one billion trees worth of paper are thrown away. Boston-based startup Rocketbook is looking to change that with their sustainable notebooks for the digital age. Their notebooks are re-usable indefinitely, and unlike a laptop, they won’t run out of charge...
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Krystle Boyajian
July 25, 2018 - 2:51 pm
On the first weekend of August, the 11th annual Boston GreenFest will be taking place at Boston's City Hall Plaza. The three-day fest aims to create a sustainable world by empowering its attendees to live green. It also strives to create a green festival through not allowing bottled water on site,...
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Healthy food and diet concept, restaurant dish delivery. Take away of fitness meal. Breakfast, clean
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Krystle Boyajian
July 16, 2018 - 2:50 pm
Every year billions of dollars worth of food is wasted in the United States, yet some people still go hungry. Food for All is looking to change that. Food for All is an app that allows local restaurants to sell their food right before closing, for at least half the normal price. The app is...
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Female woman hands holding diced colorful vegetables on rustic kitchen table with vegetarian cooking ingredients and tools. Health
Victoria Shibut
Krystle Boyajian
July 11, 2018 - 12:47 pm
Food Waste Feast knows that throwing out food is like throwing away money. This Boston-based website wants to help you save the planet and your wallet with recipes that will turn your unused food into delicious meals. The food-saving website was started by Boston-based sisters Mei and Irene, who...
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