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6-1-23 External Meeting

Posted by Daphne Hulse on June 1, 2023

On June 1, 2023 UIUC representatives and Coca-Cola met to discuss the following:

Attendance: Naveen Baarla, Jen Fraterrigo, Jake Slager, Marty Kaufmann, Shreya Mahajan, Sarah Carten, Travis Tate

  • Recycling Value Assessment - Tour

    • UIUC recognized as a best in class MRF

  • Upcoming events:

    • Welcome Week Lunch

      • Friday, August 18 Lot 31

      • After State Farm Center convocation

    • Move in week

    • Tailgate recycling (near memorial stadium)

  • Rvat

    • Bottles and cans collector

    • 4’ tall flag pole

    • 48w x 40d x 41h

    • Don’t Waste messaging

    • Could work well with lunch and tailgate recycling (near the collection sites, not near memorial stadium)

    • Tested at Kentucky Derby, test sites at retail stores

      • Jake has a follow up with the Derby tomorrow and will see how the vat use was received

    • Aluminum and steel, chloroplast material. can put a weight down to ensure that it doesn’t blow away

    • On a pallet

  • Competitive bin options

    • Could be near the memorial stadium entrances

    • Could brand it with DIA sports, football