Research map from for the Trans Trash exhibition. Understanding waste streams in Cambrige MA.
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Sav-Mor Discounts
by wastepicking -- 8/11/2011 16:41:52
Tags: reuse, recycling, RedemptionCenter
The Sav-Mor redemption center is connected to the Sav-Mor liquor store.  Consequently, many of the people who use the center, come to get alcohol as well.  The redemption center is made up of six (6) TOMRA machines that only take the cans/bottles of the brands that are sold in the store.... [Extend]
by group5 -- 7/11/2011 23:35:09
Tags: recycling, casella
Casella Recycling operates a large recycling sorting facility in Charlestown. The facility is the largest of its kind in the state, and receives recyclable materials from 45-50 different municipalities in the region.The facility operates from 6am-11pm, five days a week, and processes approximately 4... [Extend]
Redemption Center: 3 Sav-Mor Discount
by pablo -- 30/10/2011 04:33:40
Tags: RedemptionCenter

13 Mcgrath Hwy #R, Sommerville, 02143

617 628 6444

Car Junk
by patmola -- 28/9/2011 12:28:12
Tags: car, junk, metals
J & J Metals
by patmola -- 28/9/2011 11:42:43
Tags: recycling, metals
"We buy scrap metal"

JJ Metals is a full service scrap metal company that buys, sells and recycles ferrous and non ferrous metals and specialty alloys for industrial and construction clients. We specialize in the purchase, trading, recycling and export of: Aluminum, Co... [Extend]
Peabody Ash Monofill
by basurama -- 23/9/2011 06:21:44
Tags: landfill, ash
Ash landfill.

Tons per day 700
Annual tons 79,436

Opened 1996
Expected close 2019
Closed Landfill: Spectacle Island Landfill
by basurama -- 23/9/2011 05:59:35
Tags: closed-landfill
Opened: 1918
Closed: 2006

Not lined

Source: ycle/inactlf.pdf
Closed landfill: Harvey St. Sludge Landfill
by basurama -- 23/9/2011 05:46:55
Tags: closed-landfill
Opened: 1960

Closed: 1979

Closure status: Excavated
Not lined

Location: approximate. Where is it exactly?

Source: ycle/inactlf.pdf
Closed  Landfill: Danehy Park
by basurama -- 23/9/2011 05:23:45
Tags: closed-landfill
This "New Street LAndfill"  landfill was opened in 1946, inactive in 1982 , and finally closed 1990.

Source: ycle/inactlf.pdf
Landfill Wheelabrator Saugus Inc. Ash Landfill
by basurama -- 18/9/2011 15:58:09
Tags: landfill, ash
This is where all the waste from Cambridge MA ends after being burnt in the Incinerator.

Active-Close 1995-2015

Maximum permitted tonnage in Tons Per Day: 400

Anual tons: 127,083

Liner: Not lined

(Liner: Barrier between the solid waste fill and ... [Extend]
Incinerator: Wheelabrator North Andover
by patmola -- 28/9/2011 12:08:38
Tags: incinerator

Location: 285 Holt Road, North Andover, MA 01845

Number of Units: 2

Total Capacity Per Day: 1,500 tons (750 tons per unit average)

Combustion Process: Mass Burn

Pollution Controls: Fabric filters, dry scrubber, selective non-catalytic reduction, carb... [Extend]
Incinerator: Covanta Haverhill
by basurama -- 23/9/2011 06:41:01

Location: 100 Recovery Way, Haverhill, MA 01835


Number of Units: 2

Total Capacity Per Day: 1,650 tons (825 tons per unit average)

Combustion Process: Mass Burn

Pollution Controls: Fabric filters, dry scrubber, selective ... [Extend]
Incinerator: Wheelabrator Saugus
by basurama -- 18/9/2011 15:39:00
Tags: incinerator
Wheelabrator Saugus Facility Overview

Location: 100 Salem Turnpike, Saugus, MA 01906

Number of Units: 2

Total Capacity Per Day: 1,500 tons (750 tons per unit average)

Combustion Process: Mass Burn

Pollution Controls: Fabric filters, dry scrubber... [Extend]
Good Will
by patmola -- 28/9/2011 11:15:15
Tags: reuse, clothes
Since its founding in 1895, Goodwill has been dedicated to the social justice mission of serving individuals, families, and communities with the greatest needs by helping people go to work to be able to support themselves and their families. Goodwill annually serves more than 9,000 low-income, unemp... [Extend]
Freecycle Cambridge MA
by pablo -- 25/9/2011 09:19:26
Tags: reuse, Freecycle
The Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA Freecycle group is open to all who want to "recycle" something rather than throw it away. Whether it's a chair, a fax machine, piano or an old door, feel free to post it. Or maybe you're looking to acquire something yourself! Nonprofit groups are... [Extend]
MIT Student Furniture Exchange
by basurama -- 20/9/2011 01:02:37
Tags: reuse, furniture, MIT
The MIT Student Furniture Exchange (FX), a service project of the MIT Women's League since 1958, sells used furniture and household goods at bargain prices and is open to the MIT, Harvard, Suffolk, and Boston University communities. The FX provides a dual service since all profits benefit the M... [Extend]
Trash house 1, 2 and 3
by basurama -- 18/9/2011 17:24:05
Tags: reuse, household
This "trash houses" are in the center of this housing unic. Domestic waste and house are disposed in this spaces, making easy to exchange objects.