The Recycling Program was profiled along side a couple other departments in this week’s Student Loop. You can read the article below or check out some multimedia on the original post.
You just finished your venti tazo green tea frappuccino with extra whipped cream and are looking for a handy waste receptacle. You could throw it in the green recycling bin, but that’s about a ten-step walk. Eh, too far. The second it takes to toss away your tasty beverage is a miniscule, seemingly insignificant portion of your day. But it plays into the much bigger picture of green initiatives going on at Columbia.
From the recycling cans all around campus to the motion-detection lights in some washrooms and the green roof on top of 33 E. Congress Pkwy., Columbia is working to become an eco-friendly member of the Chicago community. (more…)