Page 10--The Michigan Daily-New Student Edition-University-Thursday, September 9, 1993
Every year, University students, faculty and staff generate about 8,000
tons of solid waste- enough to fill the Burton Memorial Tower 12 times.
Reduce the waste-
Trash. Refuse. Rubbish. Garbage.
Junk. Whatever you call it, it's all a
waste. Of energy, of natural
resources, of landfill space and of your
tuition dollars. For this reason, the
University has instituted a recycling
program to recover materials rather
than bury them forever. Students at
the University have an opportunity to
recycle many materials all year long.
It's simple. It's convenient.
During Move-In, you can recycle corru-
gated cardboard by emptying boxes,
flattening them and bringing them to
the loading dock of your residence
hall. Throughout the year, you can
recycle cardboard pizza boxes, news-
papers and mixed office paper right in
your hall. Plastic laundry detergent
jugs can be recycled in the laundry
rooms. Computer paper in the com-
puter room. It's that easy. It's that
In the lobby of your residence hall, you
can recycle glass jars and bottles,
metal cans, plastic jugs and household
batteries. Recycling doesn't end with
your final exams either. During Move-
Out week, you can donate old clothing,
unwanted food and toiletries, leftover
loft wood and old carpets to local
And recycling doesn't end when you
leave Michigan, because many com-
munities nationwide have recycling
programs. Perhaps you have just
moved here from one.
The University has made recycling a
habit. Why not make it yours?
For more information, contact the
University Recycling Office at 763-
5539. For off-campus information, call
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