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The Song of the Taiwanese Trash Truck

by Jesse Teel Taiwan had the unfortunate nickname “Garbage Island.” Trash polluted the environment through littering and burning. Mountains of waste rotted in the streets. Taiwan initiated a waste management overhaul and the last two decades have seen a transformation to a clean, largely litter-free country.   The waste and recycling…
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January 27, 2023
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Student Sustainability Essay Award

Photo courtesy of Becki Retzlaff The Academic Sustainability Program and the Writing Center are sponsoring a sustainability essay award. The award recognizes an essay that reflects on the holistic nature of sustainability and analyzes the relationship between self and the physical environment. Winners will receive an award, a gift card…
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January 24, 2023
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Meet Our Staff – Meleah Montgomery

Presenting Meleah Montgomery! Meleah is a junior majoring in Materials Enginnering and minoring in Sustainability Studies. As our office’s Outreach/Event Coordinator, she helps lead, promote, and execute our events. She also communicates with organizations and academics on campus to inform them of the work we are doing. Thank you, Meleah!…
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December 2, 2022