These handy guides were created to help you incorporate sustainability into your daily life – from composting and recycling, to exploring conservation in our community, to considerations for home energy efficiency. Though these resources were made with Bedford in mind, many elements may be relevant to other communities.
These guides can also be found here in a Google Folder for easy downloading, or stop by the Bedford 2030 office to pick up a set of sturdy cards assembled together with a binder ring for easy referencing.
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Bedford 2030 Introduction
New to the area? Unfamiliar with what Bedford 2030 does? Allow us to introduce ourselves.
Bedford Recycling Guide
So many materials, so many different places for them to go. Double-check which materials are accepted in Bedford’s single-stream recycling.
Check what materials can be dropped off in the community compost bins, or learn how to compost entirely in your own yard!
TIOLI Shed & Waste Reduction
Items can have long lives even after you’re done with them. Learn about what items are accepted at the Take It Or Leave It Shed, or explore other ways to recycle/repurpose/donate your unwanted materials.
Natural Resource Conservation & Preservation
Bedford is rich with beautiful natural areas and wildlife. Learn about the organizations working hard to keep it that way, and some of the regulations in place to ensure protection of those resources and the health and safety of residents.
Home Energy and Clean Transportation
Our buildings and transportation systems are the most substantial contributors to greenhouse gas emissions in our town. Learn about steps you can take to transition to cleaner, greener energy.
There are many actions we can take at home with our lawn and garden management to ensure the safety and health of plants, animals, and people alike. Learn about some of these practices from our friends at Healthy Yards.