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The Michigan Daily - Monday, January 19, 1987 - Page 5

Club forms to promote
campus-wide recycling

Free at Last Associated Press'
Ecuador's President Leon Febres Cordero waves to supporters after leaving the governor's office Saturday
with Defense Minister Medaro Salazar (right). Cordero was released Friday after being held captive for 11
hours by air force commandos.

'Lenient p
(Continued from Page 1)
z The policy defines "parties" aslO
r more guests.
* The ad hoc committee, which
includes residents and housing offic-
.jals, was formed jointly by RHA
,end administrators. The current
,policy was drafted by administrators

arty policy
without student input.
RHA members agreed the policy
change is an accomplishment for
the association as well as other
students. An RHA spokesperson
said, "Housing is living up to its
reputation for promoting the feeling
of community at the University."
RHA President Becky Lawrence.
an LSA junior, said, "I really think

Housing is receptive to students.
Although there was no instant
change, I think they recognized they
should have had student input in
making the policy in the first
place." She said administrators
noted that students they worked
with were very "open-minded"
about housing's position and

Bundle those old papers, bag
those bottles, and crush those cans.
The University Recycling Club
wants them.
Shereen Rothman, LSA senior
and club founder, is hoping to have
a contest between fraternities and
sororities to see which house can
save the most newspapers and pizza
boxes. "The house that saves the
most will win some amount of
money, say $1,000, to be donated
to a charity," Rothman said.
Rothman originally became
interested in recycling on campus
after an internship with the Anti
Arbor Ecology Center last
semester. "I saw a lot of recyclable
resources on campus going to
waste," she said. The money award
will come directly out of the
Ecology Center's increased profits.
According to Rothman, the
group will focus on residence halls,
cooperatives, off-campus housing,
computer centers, and other
academic departments, in addition to
fraternities and sororities.
She said that because the Greek
system contributes heavily to
different charities, she can see no
reason why they would not want to
participate. "Especially when they
see how easy it really is," added
The club will be giving
demonstrations to sorority and
fraternity representatives on how to
preparematerials for recycling so
that each house will have one
person in charge of saving
materials, said Rothman.
Brian Weinert, who coordinates
the recycling program at the
Ecology Center, said the center will
be aiding the University Recycling

Club by making monthly pick-ups
on campus and helping to
coordinate information programs on
Weinert said starting recycling
on campus will make students more
aware of the ecological advantages
of reusing materials instead of
throwing them away. Recycling is
something that people can do
wherever they are, he said, and he
hopes that for some it will become
a way of life.
"Newspapers are definetely the
most popular recycleable resource
in Ann Arbor," said Weinert.
Newspapers are put into 1,500
pound bundles at the Ecology
Center and then are sent to Chicago
where a mill de-inks and then re-
processes them to be formed into
reusable newsprint.
The Ecology Center also accepts
tin and aluminum with labels
removed, white or colored office
paper, oil, car batteries, gray
cardboard boxes, and white, green
and brown glass containers. The
Ecology Center has a drop off
station at 2050 S. Industrial Street
which is open from 9:30 until 4:30
Fridays and Saturdays. It also have
a pick-up service once a month.
Ken Westlake, of the Environ-
mental Protection Agency in
Chicago, stressed the importance of
environmental preservation through
recycling. "It is an issue of the
depletion of scarce resources, such
as iron ore and landfill space," he
The EPA has just released

...starts 'U' recyclingclub
recycling statistics from 1984,
showing that 42 percent of all
recycleable waste is paper and
cardboard, nine percent glass, nine
percent metal, and nine percent
petroleum products.
support the
March of Dimesr

Panel tackles political dissent

(Continued from Page 1)
,And students.
Councilmembers decided Friday
to utilize "objective observers"
-from the council and the Univer-
'ity's Civil Liberties Board to
eport infractions of the proposed
guidelines. The council has yet to
determine, though, how to punish
-nfractions of the guidelines. It is
considering academic sanctions for
students and official reprimands for
administrators and faculty.
'Our main concern is to rhake
sUre that the system isn't abused,"
said David Newblatt, a student
t thember of the board.
The council has been debating
since September the rights and
.limits of protester- the second
phase of its effort to write a code of
non-academic student conduct. Last
spring, the panel released a discus-
sion draft on how the University
should punish violent crimes.
-c f
Watch for it in

The council has also progressed
in its effort to stabilize a fluc-
tuating membership. History pro-
fessor Shaw Livermore was quickly
appointed as the council's new co-
chair after the early resignation of
Prof. Donald Rucknagel.
Members had feared that Ruck-
nagel's resignation would further
hinder progress toward a code.
University administrators have
expressed impatience with the
panel's slow pace for more than a
In addition, the council has also
appointed new faculty and student

After finishing its debate, the
council plans to send a code draft to
the University President, Board of
Regents, faculty senate, and
Michigan Student Assembly for
approval. All are required to
approve a code before it can be
Despite significant progress
toward a code, students and
University administrators have
never resolved their fundamental
dispute over the need for a code to
supplement the civil court system.
The couqcil has been trying to
forge a 'mpromise since October
of 1984.





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