Recycling & Upcycling
Do you really need that decoration in your drink? Or the straw, for that matter? It's OK to pass on these extras. (Alpha du centaure/Creative Commons)
I've found not many college students know the basics of living more sustainably and cheaply. Here are a few ideas students can use to change up their daily routine to be more gentle to our earth.
The George Washington University School of Business
While waiting in line outside your favorite venue, you may not be thinking about what it’s taken to make that show happen. If you look at the top 100 tours of 2015, fans traveled about 240 million miles, emitting 58,000 metric tons of CO2.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
Necessity is the mother of invention, and the necessity for cheap, imported goods in Ethiopia has led to a boom in recycling.
The University of Mississippi
The Green Grove Initiative at The University of Mississippi expands the progress of recycling and sustainability of many recyclable items.
This video is about recycling in Oxford, Mississippi. Kevin Harris is a driver for the city of Oxford. Recycling can help our planet, and make it a better place.
University of Mississippi
Ole Miss definitely has a recycling problem. There are hardly any recycling bins on campus and the ones that are there are typically just thrown in with the regular trash.
Single stream recycling typically increases recycling rates 30%. Georgia Tech Housing is moving all resident halls to single stream recycling over spring break 2013. That is approximately 8,500 people!