Zero Waste Guide
Zero Waste Resources for Boston
In addition to the resources we’ve created for you here, there are tools and programs near you! Whether it is zero waste programs or restaurants specializing in reducing food waste, here we have gathered our recommendations for the city of Boston. Do you have a local resource you’d recommend? Contact us here.
Zero Waste Programs
Getting involved with your community has never been easier – find zero waste programs near you.
Boston Green Schools
One of Boston Public School’s top priorities is zero waste. Boston Green Schools provides schools with the tools and resources they need to educate their students and implement best practices aimed at achieving zero waste.
Zero Waste Grocery Stores
With so many grocery stores to choose from, which will help you on your zero waste journey? We’ve curated our favorite grocery stores near you.
Debra's Natural Gourmet
Debra’s Natural Gourmet prides itself on offering its customers sustainable food options. When sourcing products for their store, they consider the product’s packaging to ensure it is recyclable and offer their customers products that don’t have packaging at all.
B Fresh encourages consumers to bring in their own cloth bags to fill up with their favorite products in an effort to reduce plastic waste.
Zero Waste Restaurants
Thoughtfully decreasing food waste is a must in the battle against organic waste. These zero waste eateries have it figured out.
Zero Waste Events
Whether in-person or online, there are many zero waste events available. Check out what is coming up.
Recycling Works Massachusetts
Recycling Works Massachusetts hosts a number of events throughout the year focused on recycling more and wasting less.
Compost Drop Off Sites
80 billion pounds of food is sent to the landfill each year. You can help combat food waste by dropping off your organics at one of these compost options.
Cambridge Drop Off Site
Just outside of the city of Boston, Cambridge allows residents to drop off organic waste free of charge, at several drop off locations throughout the city. All food waste is accepted including meat, fish, dairy, produce, baked goods, etc.