‘Dumpster Dive’ analysis reveals room for improvement
As part of the Green Innovations symposium last week, bags of trash were analyzed from four separate dumpsters on campus. Results are now available online. A pie chart reveals that about 22 percent of what was found in the bags could be recycled. Laurie Case, UW-Green Bay’s sustainability coordinator, says one of the issues is the number of half-finished drink and water bottles thrown in the trash, rather than in recycling bins. Check it out.