Morgan Johnston and Marya Ryan met with Nick Osborne at the Wounded Vets’ Center on March 23 to discuss glass recycling. Anna Barnes designed a glass recycling label for use inside the Center.
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Implement Solutions for Special Recyclables (In Progress)
The Veterinary Diagnostic Lab (VDL) at the College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) functions similar to a human medical institution, in that it generates waste that is not recyclable due to biosafety considerations. This is an unfortunate waste.
Increase Recycling Rates
- Campus-Wide Bottle/Can Deposit Program
- Encourage Use of Recycling Bins
- Implement Solutions for Special Recyclables
- Increase Recycling through the WTS
Special recyclables, such as chemicals, batteries, ballasts, and bulbs, are part of the overall initiative set by the 2010 iCAP to increase recycling rates on campus. Such recyclables, however, require special solutions. The University has been working toward finding solutions to recycle these goods.