JUNE 2003 ANNOUNCEMENT:
Effective June 30, 2003, the Chelsea Center for Recycling and Economic Development (Chelsea Center) closed its doors and ceased all activities.
However, as it was a program of the Lowell Center for Sustainable Production (Lowell Center) at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, its valuable resources will continue to be available online to all those interested in recycling and economic development. We wish to alert our visitors to the fact that there may be limited resources for updating the website. As time passes, some information and content may become outdated. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience caused by phone numbers that have been changed, or links that no longer work.
During its nearly decade long existence, the Chelsea Center worked with communities, manufacturers, economic developers, businesses, researchers and recycling organizations to promote the increased use of recyclables in support of a sustainable materials economy in Massachusetts. So as not to lose valuable information developed through its innovative projects, all of the Chelsea Centers numerous research reports, directories (including the 2003 edition of the Directory of Massachusetts Recycled ProductManufacturers and the 2003 edition of the Massachusetts Guide to Services for the Recycling Industry), case studies, and other relevant recycling industry resources and links will continue to be made available on this web site.
The Lowell Center operates this website in addition to supporting a number of projects and resources to promote the overall goal of sustainable production and consumption. If you have questions concerning the Chelsea Center or other Lowell Center projects and affiliates, please contact Cathy Crumbley, Program Director, at Cathy_Crumbley@uml.edu or 978-934-2980. Please also visit the Lowell Center web site at www.sustainableproduction.org.
The Re-Made in Massachusetts Alliance, which was founded with the help of the Chelsea Center, is now an independent organization. This network of manufacturers that use recycled feedstocks meets regularly to share resources and promote the recycling and recycled content product manufacturing industries state-wide. For more information,click here or contact Michael King at 508-828-4200, or via email to firstname.lastname@example.org
To receive current recycling market development related services, please contact Steve Long of the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection 617-292-5734 or email@example.com).
The First New England Rubber Recycling Roundtable was held on Monday June 23, 2003, in Westborough, MA
For information about the Roundable, click here.