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Heat Emergency in Boston
Mayor Wu announced a heat emergency in the City of Boston through Wednesday, July 17. Cooling centers will be open at 14 BCYF community centers Monday through Wednesday, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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Zero Waste resources for businesses

The toolkits and resources provided below can help your business or institution reduce solid waste.  

The Zero Waste Boston initiative strives to divert 80 percent of Boston’s waste stream from landfills and incinerators by 2035. Currently, businesses and institutions create four-fifths of the City’s waste. By taking steps to reduce this waste, you can help the City achieve its goal and save your business money.

We created the toolkits below with RecyclingWorks in Massachusetts, a free recycling assistance program for businesses and institutions looking to recycle and reduce their waste. RecyclingWorks is funded by the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection.

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