Tag: Recycling

Recycling machines remain unnoticed
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Recycling machines remain unnoticed

Recycling cans and bottles on campus can now be done more efficiently. Green U, in conjuction with Coca-Cola, introduced recycling machines last semester. The machines empty cans and bottles so they are ready for the recycling stream and can be made into new products. They are currently on the first and second floors of the…

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Dorm life must include conservation effort

Living away from home in a dorm comes with many responsibilities, like cleaning up your own room, doing laundry and making sure that all of your homework is done. In addition, we all have another responsibility that we may not be aware of: energy conservation. Some may think that since they aren’t the ones paying…

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Speak Up 10/17

How do you go green? Sophomore Al Vallette: “By recycling any cans or bottles I use.” Sophomore Jonathan Ferandez: “Turning off lights when I leave a room.” Sophomore Alex Somodevilla: “Recycle and walk places more often rather than driving.” Sophomore Molly Ruttenberg: “Unplugging my unused cords.” Sophomore Courtney Kimmey: “Turning the water off when I…

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Referendum will increase recycling

Green U finally has the green light. The recent Student Government election passed the popular Green U referendum, which raises the student activity fee and allocates $5 towards environmental initiatives. “It passed by the largest margin of the three referenda,” SG Press Secretary Ryan Aquilina said. Though the referendum does not take effect until fall…

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University progresses in its green initiatives

The University of Miami’s Green U campaign, now in its fifth year, has had its successes and failures in an effort to curtail the university’s impact on the environment. Acting as the hand behind many efficiency initiatives, the program has cut down considerably on solid waste and made real progress in reducing carbon emissions. With…

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