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Recycling carnival saves earth

(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.

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 Ndiaye. “This is hype for recycling. When you look at the name, ‘RecycleMania,’ it’s about...

Recycling as a journey, a student’s career

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.

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 constituents to write to politicians, he had to think hard about how to get his message across...

TVUC gets new trash cans

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

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 into one bin, instead of having consumers separate it themselves. Typically this combined hodgepodge...

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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