UT Recycling Focuses on Paper

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This year, UT Recycling is focusing on reducing paper waste. They call on students and offices not only to reduce their paper usage as they have been doing, but to educate themselves about proper recycling practices. A new article in Tennessee Today explains their goals and proper recycling practices.

“UT Recycling’s first large-scale project of the 2014–15 school year is a plan to improve paper recycling efforts on campus. Last year, UT sent 6,309 tons of material to the landfill at a significant cost to the university. That was, however, the least amount of trash sent to the landfill by the university in at least the past fifteen years…”

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