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  1. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hello Pete and Shawn,

    I was able to reach Tech Services by phone this past week and learned that they do not have any toner cartridge recyling options beyond the mail-ins that the manufacturers offer. I will touch base with the person who inquired this week to let her know and to let her know that Purchasing is still awaiting further information from Office Depot.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

  2. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hello Pete and Shawn--

    This past week, I recontacted Purchasing and Tech Services to follow up on my inquiries about toner cartridge recycling. Aaron Finder at Purchasing has received some information on Office Depot's program and is pursuing additional information from them. I have not heard back from Tech Services and will try to phone them this week.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

  3. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hello Pete and Shawn--

    I don't have any zero waste activities to report for the past week. I have not received any further news on toner cartridge drop-off sites and will follow up on the inquiries I made in August in the next day or two.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

  4. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hi Pete and Shawn—

    This week’s zero waste activities centered on investigating convenient options for campus units to drop off toner cartridges for recycling. Aaron Finder from Purchasing noted that Office Depot may have a solution for us. He is working on including me in his quarterly meeting with them to discuss it.

    Best regards,
    Marya

  5. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hi Pete and Shawn—

    This past week, Morgan forwarded me an inquiry about pickup service for used toner cartridges, which I will research and formulate a reply to.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

  6. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hi Pete and Shawn--

    This past week, I contacted Morgan White about bringing the glove recycling program to the attention of the Green Labs Committee this fall.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

  7. Weekly Updates for Zero Waste

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    Hi Pete and Shawn--

    This week's zero waste activities were

    • To coordinate with Morgan on an offer from the Student Alumni Ambassadors to help with zero waste actions on the iHelp Day of Service, Sept. 28. I replied to them with a cc to Morgan to see what projects we may have that student volunteers can help with.
    • To respond to a University of Virginia survey on organizational recycling.

    Best regards,

    Marya Ryan

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