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3-20-23 Internal Meeting

Posted by Daphne Hulse on March 20, 2023

On March 20, UIUC sustainability representatives met and discussed the following:

Attendance: Julie Wurth, Pete Varney, Marty Kaufmann, Shawn Patterson, Thurman Etchison, Bryan Johnson, Travis Tate, Daphne Hulse


  1. March 2: Final Report (see attached document).
  2. Upcoming iCAP Zero Waste Team Recommendations
    1. ZW010: Tailgate Recycling
      1. Blue bag distribution to cars and RVs upon the start of tailgating.
      2. Volunteers walking throughout the tailgating lots to assist as needed.
      3. Two central collection stations to start (where filled blue bags will be collected, potentially iSEE tents).
      4. Grange Grove Field cleanup after tailgating.
      5. Volunteers going through the stands after football games for recyclable collection.
      6. DIA to assist with communication about the initiative (communication to tailgaters, ticket holders); surveying fans afterward to solicit for feedback to assist with program improvement.
    2. ZW011: State Farm Center Recycling
      1. Implementing recycling bins on the upper concourse.
      2. Integrating new staff training into the process to ensure that blue recycling bags are separated from the landfill bags (not placed in the compactor below the facility).

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