Green Tips

This year the Environmental Sustainability Committee will send out a number of GREEN TIPs throughout the academic year. Each of us can make a difference by changing our habits. Several small steps can sometimes add up to a big change.

Green Tip for 1/27/2012: Get a handle on your Junk Mail

Do you find unwanted coupons, catalogs, or sales ads almost every time you go to your mailbox?

According to the EPA, more than 4 million tons of junk mail are produced annually, and over 50 percent of it ends up in landfills.

The good news is that almost all junk mail can be recycled! Take a few minutes to find out more about recycling your junk mail or about reducing the amount of junk mail you receive by visiting RecycleBank: Recycling Q & A: Junk Mail.

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