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Eco-Rep trash tips: compost, recycle, decontaminate

Eco-Rep trash tips: compost, recycle, decontaminate

Makayla Salas

March 10, 2019


Filed under Guest Commentary, Opinion

Let’s talk trash, baby. What goes in it? What should go in it? Not all of us are Rubenstein students, and sometimes it’s easier to just throw things in the landfill. That’s a good place to start: When In Doubt, Throw It Out. The UVM Eco-Reps are a group of student leaders committed to providing...

Is recycling a priority at UVM?

Is recycling a priority at UVM?

Erin Powell, Cynic Correspondent

September 21, 2017


Filed under Life

The slogan for saving the planet is “reduce, reuse, recycle” — not “dispose, dump, degrade.” UVM is recognized for its commitment to preserving the environment. However, despite the faculty's best efforts, recycling just isn't a priority for all UVM students. Some students, like firs...

A neighborly tip on returnables for off campus students to help to community

September 8, 2016


Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor,I am writing to all off campus students who consume beverages in returnable containers and mix those containers with overall recycling.As a neighbor to all of you, I’d like to encourage you to separate the returnables from the recyclables for our local neighbors who collect and redeem ...

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Save the planet: invest in a spork

Jackie Flynn

April 6, 2016


Filed under Life

The Eco-Rep team is looking to reduce waste at UVM through reusable containers. “The Eco-Ware program was started in 2011 by a collaboration of UVM Dining, Eco-Reps, Greenhouse RLC Students, Honors College students and the UVM Waste Management Team,” said sophomore Kristi Carr, the Eco-Reps’ ...

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