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  1. continuing work

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    Red Bison currently works in this area about twice a month when weather permits. A small amount of honeysuckle remains from the beginning of restoration, and herbicide is applied to stumps after cutting. Nearby, along Lincoln Avenue, much of the persimmon has been removed.

  2. Update: January 24, 2018

    Leah delivered a revised presentation to Morgan and Anna in accordance with feedback from her previous rehearsal. The next rehearsal of the presentation on Tuesday, January 30 will incorporate the "Use the Bin" slogan, mention that the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a gold star rating from AASHE, emphasize the importance of spreading the word in addition to using recycling bins, and mention that trash compactors at the Union and SDRP prevent recycling from being sorted out of the waste stream. 

  3. PWR SWATeam Meeting - 11/30/17

    The PWR SWATeam reviewed the progress made over the course of the semester on various projects and discussed next steps for each. These projects included battery recycling, the rearrangement of outdoor trash and recycling bins, guidelines for the optimal arrangement of indoor bins, expanding SmartWay, and encouraging the use of EPEAT certified products.

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  4. Update: January 18, 2018

    Leah rehearsed her presentation for the Use the Bin campaign for Lily, Anna, and Morgan. It was determined that a greater emphasis on the iCAP and a lesser emphasis on the Illinois Solid Waste Management Act will be best for the final presentation. Additionally, the final presentation will include more personal anecdotes and audience engagement, along with the Use the Bin video.

  5. Update: January 16, 2018

    At 11 AM on Tuesday, January 16, Leah and Morgan discussed the Illinois Climate Action Plan, the campus waste separation process, and acceptable materials for recycling on campus as they relate to the presentation that Leah will prepare. They also established an agenda for Thursday, January 18, 2018, on which Leah will rehearse her presentation for three members of the sustainability staff at Facilities and Services.

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