Charlotte Milan, the Town of Arlington Recycling Coordinator, recently presented to the Arlington Historical Society.

Why do we have so much stuff? And what are we supposed to do about it when we’re done with it?  This program looks at waste from historical and sociological perspectives and provides tips for reducing waste in our lives today.

How did our predecessors manage trash? When did recycling become a thing? If there’s something we can re-learn from the past about reducing waste, let’s learn it now and fast!

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Project Zero: Student-run low-waste event services

Project Zero: Student-run low-waste event services

Project Zero, a student-run volunteer group, offers low-waste event services for Town events and sports banquets by providing durable, reusable tableware (dishes, utensils, cups), washable tablecloths, and set-up and clean-up support.