The Clarion

Avoiding a disposable lifestyle

Individual packaged items, like creamers, create way too much waste.

Nicolas LaMorte, Editor in Chief

May 3, 2016

Sustainable Materials Management, a.k.a. recycling, has been commonplace for decades, and in the U.S., found its beginnings in turn of the century in New York City. Back then people were recycling paper, metals, carpets and even horsehair. Fast-forward one century, and we’ve added a lot to the mix. Currently,...

Ditch the electronics, but protect the environment

Christopher Pinkert, Graphic Designer

September 18, 2014

When it comes to getting rid of unwanted electronics, the landfill is only a legal option for a few types of items and they can’t sit in the garage forever. However, recycling at an electronics collection site handles more types of items, is a greener approach, and is not as difficult as you may th...

Recycling burden shouldn’t be on municipalities

Steven Cornils, Staff Writer

March 30, 2011

It’s about time someone had the guts to cut the recycling out of our state’s local municipalities budget. The fact that local municipalities were mandated to hold a recycling program is absurd. Recycling is not our government’s problem. The beverage industry’s containers are designed to be taken...

Recyclemania, a framework for education and awareness

Cristalyne Bell, Editor in Chief

January 26, 2011

The college continues its efforts toward campus sustainability through a four-week campaign to increase recycling and reduce landfill waste. The campaign is being called Recyclemania, but it’s slightly different than the annual 10-week competition among more than 500 colleges and universities. Unlike...

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