University gears up for Recyclemania

2013-12-11T16:23:26-05:00February 10th, 2012|Categories: Home Stories, Think Green Thursday, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: |

This year, the thrill of March Madness and the frenzy of spring fever will be wrapped up in one crazy national competition – Recyclemania! From February 8 to April 4, universities from across the country will compete for waste reduction and recycling honors. Twenty of the 583 universities registered thus far, hail from North Carolina – [...]

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University to defend ACC championship for waste reduction

2011-03-14T11:57:25-04:00March 6th, 2011|Categories: Campus, Get Involved - Faculty, Get Involved - Staff, Get Involved - Students, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , , |

Students, faculty and staff are back at it, defending the university’s ACC title this year. No, you didn’t miss any football or basketball championships -- we’re talking about trash. Last year the Demon Deacons claimed the ACC title for greatest waste reduction per capita during RecycleMania 2010. And this year, we’re back to defend that title [...]

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New Waste Reduction and Recycling Manager hired

2013-12-10T12:28:13-05:00February 3rd, 2011|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Waste Reduction and Recycling|Tags: , , , , , , |

Megan Anderson, nicknamed “Captain Planet” by her friends, unabashedly loves trash. In almost any other profession, this trait would be considered a little bizarre, but as the university’s new Waste Reduction and Recycling Manager, Anderson’s affinity for garbage is a great asset. “The average American disposes of 4.5 pounds of trash a day. Trashing things has [...]

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