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The mystery behind the lack of recycling bins

Why aren’t there recycling bins at Fresno State? If you are a recycling-minded individual at Fresno State, you have probably asked this question to yourself on several occasions. The answer is Fresno State’s solid waste contractor, Industrial Waste and Salvage ...

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Fresno State recycling program helps manage waste

The days when people had to sort recyclables by hand are long gone at Fresno State, said Lisa Kao, who manages the Office of Environmental Health and Safety, Risk Management and Sustainability on campus.

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University recycling efforts considered subpar

When it comes to making Fresno State a cleaner campus, it appears that other schools, not only in the San Joaquin Valley, but scattered throughout California are ahead of the curve. Although there are a few small blue recycling bins setup around campus, some students and faculty alike feel there is not enough designated recycling receptacles on school grounds.

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Recycled rumor trashed

Photo Illustration by Matt Weir / The Collegian Many students and faculty are confused about the current status of the recycling program on campus. With recent layoffs and retirements, word has surfaced that the recycling program is no longer operating ...

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Hazardous waste collection site on campus

Fresno State is discussing the idea of opening a hazardous waste collection site on campus. The facility will be accessible not only to students, but to all Fresno area residents as well.

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Fresno State not planning to create recycling policy

Despite recent talks of putting a new recycling policy in place, the department of risk management and sustainability now says there are no plans to create a policy, according to David Moll assistant vice president of risk management and sustainability David Moll.

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Gone

Due to a lack of funding, Fresno State has removed outdoor recycling bins from campus. In recent years, Fresno State has moved toward improving campus sustainability by installing solar panels on parking structures and placing recycling bins throughout the campus.

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Introducing the metal mascot

Fresno State may soon be home of the World’s Largest Recyclable College Mascot.

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Timeout Recycled

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Bin there…

In just six years, the City of Fresno has taken its fledgling recycle program, reworked its practices and is now ranked number one, tied with Huntington Beach, for the highest solid waste diversion rate among California’s largest cities.

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Perks of dumpster diving

My friend Bear calls it the “wristband theory.” Imagine a couple of college girls at the Fresno Fair, fresh out of cash, longing to go on just one more ride.

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Campus helps properly dispose of e-waste

It’s against the law to dispose of cell phones, batteries, computers, TV’s or other electronic waste (e-waste) in the trash, but it continues to be a local problem.

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Getting rid of electronic waste

The Fresno State Office of Environmental Health and Safety is giving both the community and students an opportunity to recycle their old electronics, and make a responsible contribution to the environment.

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Fresno State pledges campus sustainability

Fresno State has become one of over 350 universities in 40 countries to pledge a commitment to global sustainability.

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Cotton’s Dirty Laundry Tour


One sign you’re no longer a kid is that your mom doesn’t do your laundry. This is one of the reasons that Cotton Incorporated came up with the idea to start Cotton’s Dirty Laundry Tour in the fall of 2005.

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Donate a cell phone — and clear a land mine

Who would have thought recycling a cell phone could save lives? One Fresno State club is taking a unique approach to eliminating electronic waste and helping in the crusade to safely remove land mines from foreign countries.

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Time for school to take the baton with respect to campus recycling program

Our Opinions After seeing it in action for the last few months, we are all rather pleased with the results of the efforts of Fresno State Plant Operations in implementing its recycling program around campus. The plan was put into ...

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