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Are You Recycling Correctly? Maybe.

By David Knowles. There are intricacies to waste sorting that we think we understand but we really really do not. Your local recycling program might not accept all recyclable items and putting things in the recycling bin that cannot be recycled will contaminate the recycling stream. This can be confusing,…
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March 24, 2021
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Secondary Stories: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle- In That Order!

Reduce, reuse, and recycle-- they’re household names at this point and recycling seems to be the most popular option. After all, recycling still allows for consumption but limits waste. So why is it last on the list? Why should reducing and reusing take place before recycling? Recycling is vital in…
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November 1, 2018
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Sustainability in Action: Joan Hicken

Joan Hicken works to provide the Auburn Family with recycling options while on campus. Joan Hicken, Waste Reduction and Recycling Coordinator at Auburn University, has found that traditionally people tend to recycle out of an inherent desire to do what is right. Joan says the Waste Reduction & Recycling Department…
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April 1, 2016