Earth day 2014

2014 UMass Medical School Earth Day Celebration

April 22 from 10 AM to 3 PM
Faculty Conference Room and Medical School Lobby
55 Lake Ave, North, Worcester, MA

Come this year to learn about ways you can make a difference!

Over 50 organizations are participating to educate the campus and the public about energy efficiency, recycling, renewable energy (solar), green transportation and purchase environmental products.

  • Blu2Green takes blue wrap from UMass Memorial Healthcare and makes it into new products 
  • E.L. Harvey & Sons will teach you how to boost recycling in your area 
  • MassSave (National Grid/NSTAR) learn to improve energy efficiency at home 
  • Employee recycling events including electronics recycling through E.L. Harvey & Sons, ReStore (home building materials) and Epilepsy Foundation (household/clothing items) (see list below)
  • SWAP Table: bring down your surplus office supplies, ink cartridges, small desk lampsfor others to use. 
  • SWAP Book table: bring your gently used books and swap for new ones to read

Participating Organizations:

Appalachian Mountain Club Worcester Chapter
Bee My Honey Apiary
Cargill Chevrolet
City of Worcester Energy Program
Competitive Energy Services
Community Harvest Project
ConVerdant Vehicles
E.L. Harvey & Sons
Energy Monster
Epilepsy Foundation
Farmacy Gardens
Go Green Solutions, Inc.
Great Harvest Bread
Greater Worcester Land Trust
Institute for Energy and Sustainability
Mass Audobon Broad Meadow Brook
Mass Local Food Cooperative
Mass Rides
National Grid
Next Step Living
Odd Baubles Recycled Jewelry
Office Max
Peterman Baskets & Bowls
Polar Beverages
ReStore/Habitat for Humanity
Town Farm Gardens
UMMS Sustainability Committee
Wachusett Earthday and Wachusett Greenways
Walk Bike Worcester
Worcester Beekeepers

Employee, Faculty, Student Electronics and Household goods Recycling/Reuse event (Pine Tree Parking lot, University campus) 

- Kitchen cabinets
- Bathroom vanities
- Appliances (good condition)
- Lighting fixtures
- Siding (full boxes)
- Plumbing fixtures
- Sinks
- Tools
- Doors
- Electrical fixtures
- Windows
- Flooring
- Ceramic tile (full boxes)
- Hardware
- Lumber and millwork (including molding and trim)
- Furniture (wood)
- Housewares

Epilepsy Foundation
- Clothing
- Linens, curtains
- Baby swing, yard toys, high chairs
- Bicycles
- Games
- Toys
- Books
- Misc. household
- for full list

 E.L. Harvey & Sons Electronics Recycling:
- Batteries
- Battery op tools
- Cell phones
- Chargers
- Circuit boards
- Computers
- Electrical equipment
- Fax machines
- Holiday lights
- Laptops
- LCD monitors
- Light fixtures
- Medical equipment
- Microwaves
- Modems
- Office scanners
- Phones
- Printers
- Radios
- Routers
- Servers
- Small appliances
- Speakers
- Switches
- Towers
- Wire
- No air conditioners, No dehumidifiers
- No light bulbs, no televisions

ReStore will NOT accept:
X Upholstered furniture
X Pressboard or particleboard furniture
X Mattresses and bedding
X Sofa beds
X Televisions and electronics
X Children’s furniture
X Used toilets
X Unframed/ unpackaged mirrors/glass
X Smoke or carbon monoxide detectors
X Flammable chemicals
X Futon frames
X Dishwashers
X Hot water heaters
X Faucets
X drinking water plumbing supplies