Project Paplet began in Malaysia as a paper recycling campaign aiming to take once-used paper and turn it into recycled notebooks for children in need.
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Project Paplet (Completed)
Decrease Wasteful Practices through Behavior Change
- Annual International Sustainable Electronics Competition
- Campus Sustainability Month - Waste Reduction Challenge
- Campuswide Zero Waste events
- Plastic Free Challenge
- Project Paplet
- Reusable Containers
- Skip the Bag Campaign
- Student Composter/Recycler Certification
- Water Bottle Survey
- Water Fountain Retrofit
- Zero Waste Messaging Campaign
Project Paplet began in Malaysia as a paper recycling campaign aiming to take once-used paper and turn it into recycled notebooks for children in need. Localizing the project to the University of Illinois, students from the Society of Women Engineers will be collecting used paper from campus departments and producing hundreds of paplets to be donated to the on-campus Child Development Laboratory for use by the pupils.
This project aims to educate the public on the social impact that recycling can have on the community. It also aims to increase awareness on the uses of recycled paper beyond its traditional applications.