Tag: recyclemania

Out of the landfill: Plastic film recycling launches at Eco U

After emptying out the last flakes from a box of cereal, do you recycle the cardboard box then stare at the plastic liner bag wondering what to do with it? Well, wonder no more! This week, in support of RecycleMania efforts, UW-Green Bay will begin a pilot program with Zeus Recycling to collect and recycle […]

Project Runway, Eco U edition: ‘Upcycle’ textiles for green fashion show

Students, faculty and staff are invited to participate in the first-ever “upcycle” textile showcase as part of UW-Green Bay’s participation in RecycleMania. Stop by the Office of Student Life to pick up a free piece of previously loved clean clothing (while supplies last), and “upcycle” it – convert it into a new garment through cutting, […]

Don’t let RecycleMania 2013 go to waste

For the fourth year, the UW-Green Bay community is taking part in ReycleMania (www.recyclemaniacs.org), a friendly nationwide competition that also provides a benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities. Working with Waste Management, our campus waste hauler, data is collected on the amount of recycling and trash going to […]

Final push for RecycleMania 2012!  Early results illustrate progress

For the third straight year, the UW-Green Bay community is participating in RecycleMania, the friendly national competition that doubles as a benchmarking tool for college and university recycling programs to promote waste reduction activities. Working with the campus waste hauler, data is collected on the amount of recycling and trash generated each week. With 60 […]

Bright ideas: Artwork shows RecyleMania is more than 'green'

RecycleMania is a competition designed to build awareness around recycling and waste minimization. More than 500 colleges and universities  participate to encourage minimizing their waste stream and increase recycling rates. At UW-Green Bay, a “sustainability fair” of sorts was scheduled in the Cloud Commons the week of Feb. 27. Among the many activities and highlights […]

Green but clean: ‘Take Your Top Off’ promotion is about recycling

Next week’s busy schedule of events meant to bring greater awareness to RecycleMania at UW-Green Bay was a special portfolio-building opportunity for student Sarah Schrader, a graphic design employee at the University Union. Schrader was given the assignment to design a display for the “Take your top off and drop your bottoms” promotion. That might […]

RecycleMania project not ‘wasted’ on student graphic artist

A weeklong schedule of events meant to bring greater awareness to “RecycleMania” at UW-Green Bay meant a special portfolio-building opportunity for design arts and business student Sarah Schrader, a graphic design employee at the University Union. Schrader was given the assignment to design a display for the “Take your top off and drop your bottoms,” […]