Recycling & Upcycling

Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
Environmental impact of the refugee crisis
George Washington University
This video aims to shed some light on the environmental impact the refugee crisis and what we can do about it.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
Boutique owner designs clothing with sustainable materials.
UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism
Oakland resident Trinity Cross has turned her love of designing clothes into her own boutique, Field Day and Friends. The boutique sells Cross' own collection of women’s clothing made of reused and sustainable fabrics.
Alumin8 bins will be place around the campus for students to donate.

Alumin8 bins will be placed around UNL's campus for students to donate. (Photo courtesy of Alumin8)

University of Nebraska - Lincoln
Alumin8, an organization founded by students at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, is working to repurpose aluminum cans and donate the repurposed objects to local shelters.
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
Pittsburgh Aquaponics
The George Washington University
Pittsburgh Aquaponics is a University of Pittsburgh-based project that aims to showcase the power of aquaponics in downtown Pittsburgh.
Sustainable home decor saves ecosystems
Sustainable home decor saves ecosystems
The George Washington University
Bambeco is a sustainable home goods and furniture store that is saving the environment one purchase at a time.
True2o, a True Solution
True2o, a True Solution
The George Washington University
True2o is a creative solution to those of us that dream of owning water bottles but can't quite follow through.
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
University of Mississippi Game Day Recycling Program
The University of Mississippi
Learn more about the community education initiative that encourages recycling while tailgating.

(Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

American University
At Sierra Club D.C.'s screening of "The True Cost," American University students learned about the environmental and social impact of the fashion industry. 
The George Washington University
Around the globe, green leaders, students, professors, workers in government, and everyday citizens alike united for a one-day conference to develop and evolve inventive solutions to pressing environmental issues.
(Photo by Anders Lagerås/Wikimedia Commons)
American University School of Communication
Every fall, pumpkins are a major source of food waste. Here is how you can put your jack-o'-lantern to good use this Halloween.

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