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Waste Reduction, Recycling, and Climate

Post contributed by Joan Hicken, Coordinator, Waste Reduction and Recycling Department Greenhouse gases from human activities are the most significant driver of observed climate change according to the Environmental Protection Agency. Resource extraction and processing, manufacturing, transportation, consumption and waste management all result in greenhouse gas emissions. Rising levels of…
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February 26, 2018
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Recycling Drop-Off Center Now Available On Campus

Post contributed by Lindsay Souders, Student Employee, Waste Reduction and Recycling Department One of the ways the Waste Reduction and Recycling Department is working to promote sustainability on campus is by recycling – diverting useful materials from the waste stream in an effort to reduce our dependence on landfills. To…
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February 26, 2018
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Marine Renewable Energy & the Environment

Post contributed by Matt Preisser, Office of Sustainability Intern Last summer I had the opportunity to work at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Seattle, Washington as a part of the Department of Energy’s Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship (SULI) program. For 10 weeks, I worked in the Coastal Science Division…
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January 23, 2017