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A guide to zero waste on campus: 5 rules to follow

A guide to zero waste on campus: 5 rules to follow

With іnсrеаѕіng pressure on our рrесіоuѕ rеѕоurсеѕ, соllеgе саmрuѕеѕ have соmе tо play аn іmроrtаnt rоlе in environmental ѕtеwаrdѕhір. Thіѕ guіdе рrоvіdеѕ аn оvеrvіеw оf strategies fоr the іmрlеmеntаtіоn аnd development of a college rubbish removal, campus recycling аnd zero wаѕtе program. It іnсludеѕ tооlѕ and rеѕоurсеѕ tо іnѕріrе соllеgіаtе zеrо waste advocates everywhere. There […] … learn more→

Things you didn\’t know about metal recycling

Aside from glass, metal is one of the most recyclable materials on the planet. While most metals are not stamped with a recycling symbol (like many plastics are), it is still possible to easily recycle metal in most areas. Here are five little known facts about recycling metals. It Creates Significant Reductions in Carbon Dioxide […] … learn more→

Recycling is more than a feel good experience

Recycling leads to far more than entitled consumerism, when done right it is capable of producing significant results. Given the gravity of the environmental crises we face, it is very easy to be cynical about small scale activities like recycling, but even these small gestures, if repeated often enough, can amount to major savings for […] … learn more→

Yale University transitions to single-stream recycling

Separating paper, bottles, and cans for recycling will soon be a task of the past at Yale. Over the last year, the University has been transitioning to single-stream recycling — a system that allows recyclers to deposit cans, bottles, and other glass, plastic and metal containers in bins along with mixed paper. Yale Facilities is […] … learn more→