Cheese wrappers are considered paper, therefore they can be recycled.

Waste Audit

by Lauren Owens

Horizon Photographer

The Sustainable Committee collected 24-hours worth of trash from the entire campus to be sorted into 10 categories: paper, recyclable glass, recyclable plastic, recyclable aluminum, film-plastic, trash bags, compost, paper towels, liquid, and landfill.

The idea was to see how much of what was thrown away as trash could actually be recycled.

 


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