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(Left to right) An attendee of the RecycleMania Carnival makes a bag out of an old t-shirt, while another smahes carboard boxes with a rubber hammer.

Recycling carnival saves earth

Matt Hooke, Arts and Entertainment Editor April 20, 2018

The Student Sustainability Council (SSC) generated excitement about recycling at their RecycleMania Carnival in Thwing Center on Saturday, April 14. “This carnival is hype,” said SSC President Leo...

John Brogan made posters in which recycling represented one part of a journey in order to study the effectiveness of that as a conceptual metaphor.

Recycling as a journey, a student’s career

Kushagra Gupta, Opinion Editor April 1, 2016

Fourth-year student John Brogan found his passion while being hassled as he canvassed for a door-to-door environmental campaign. As he collected signatures, fundraised and encouraged some less-than-enthused...

Single-stream recycling should cut down on waste of recyclables, but Northeast Ohio still lacks the infrastructure to compost everything decomposable.

TVUC gets new trash cans

Jeniece Montellano, Social Media Editor September 25, 2015

Single-stream recycling is the new green initiative at Case Western Reserve University. Single-stream recycling is the process of combining all recyclables, such as glass, plastic or cardboard, together...

Moving towards a more sustainable campus

John Brogan, Staff Reporter March 20, 2015
CWRU prides itself on its sustainability, but there is always more to be done. The Department of Sustainability hopes to recycle 50 percent of the university's trash within the next five years.
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