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Sustainability|Campus

Our mission is to serve in an advisory capacity to all campus departments, colleges and other entities in an effort to advance environmental and economic sustainability at the University of Wyoming.

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Campus Sustainability Committee
Service Building 110
Laramie, WY 82071
Phone: 307-766-6226
Email: uwsustainability@uwyo.edu
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Laramie Glass Recycling Forum

Held on Tuesday November 19th 2013, the forum was well attended and many ideas were presented - many thanks to the Laramie community members for attending!! 

Read the full Meeting Minutes from the Laramie Glass Recycling Forum HERE

 

Thank you again to the panelists from the Ark Regional Services, City of Laramie Solid Waste, Rocky Mountain Bottling Company, UW Recycling, and Waste Management.

This forum was made possible by the partners and sponsors who generously donated time and resources: UW Extension, UW Haub School, City of Laramie, UW Campus Sustainability Committee, Big Hollow Food Co-Op, and UW Environment and Natural Resources Club.

Read the Laramie Boomerang Article about the Forum HERE

 

Want to learn more about glass recycling now?  Check out these links:

Fort Collins glass recycling analysis, 2008

Recyclebank - Learn More about Recycling Glass

Glass Packaging Institute - Why Recycle Glass?

Michigan State University Report about Use of Waste Glass in Concrete

Rocky Mountain Bottling Short Video

Campus Sustainability Committee in the 2013 Homecoming Parade

Electric Truck and Recycle Cycles

 

Members of the Sustainability Committee braved the snowy October morning to show off sustainable modes of transportation including an electric truck, recycle-cycles and good old boot leather. If you would like to the ride recycle-cycles at a Cowboy football game contact Tod Scot.

 

View 2012 Discussion Series Events:

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory

The Campus Sustainability Committee has submitted the 2010 Greenhouse Gas Emissions Inventory (GGEI) to the ACUPCC as required by the Presidents Climate Commitment. The GGEI includes a breakdown of carbon dioxide equivalent emissions from the University for fiscal year 2010. Download the GGEI.



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