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Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Meditations from inside the trash can: hunting for pop-tabs

Thea Gonzales October 10, 2019

I am waist-deep in a recycling bin while my friends are yelling at me to get out, but I heed not their words: this is pop-tabs competition week. In the bi-annual Greek tradition of a pop-tab collecting...

Linnea Ritchie
Senior Horus Cuevas works with Augustana facilities to collect recycling behind Westerlin Residence Hall Tuesday. Augustana is charged $225 per month for recycling.

College recycling program collects more trash

October 11, 2014

Most students take out the trash and recycling to the dumpster near their residence hall or TLA, but not many know what happens to the waste and recycled material after it is disposed. At 6 a.m. each...

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