Waste

A Sorted Affair

2013-10-29T15:01:33-04:00March 14th, 2011|Categories: Frequently Asked Questions, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lck6wjRyLl0 PSA Video for the Wake Forest Office of Sustainability advocating the proper sorting of recyclables from waste. Produced by students of the Wake Forest Documentary Film Program.

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New Waste Reduction and Recycling Manager hired

2013-12-10T12:28:13-04:00February 3rd, 2011|Categories: Campus, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|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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New lab improvements cut scientific waste

2010-07-12T14:17:34-04:00July 7th, 2010|Categories: Buildings, Campus, Home Stories, Waste Reduction|Tags: , , |

The primary laboratories on the Reynolda Campus -- Winston and Salem Halls --  received unique overhauls over the last two years, reducing the negative environmental impact of the university’s scientific research by cutting back on chemical and exhaust waste. The Salem Hall exhaust system, a 20 year old mechanical system that constantly replaced the potentially chemically [...]

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