Recycling in Oxford: I Called Butler County So You Don’t Have To

By: Celine Thormann When moving into college, whether you live off campus or in a dorm, something that will shock you is the sheer amount of trash produced by students and their families. Piles and piles of plastic, cardboard and Styrofoam crowd trash rooms and front porches all around town. In dorms, there are often … More Recycling in Oxford: I Called Butler County So You Don’t Have To

Sustainability at Miami via Student Perspectives

By: Elizabeth Weber This semester, GreenHawks Media has an investigative committee tasked with looking into how Miami’s Love and Honor code works with sustainability and recycling. For this first article, writer Elizabeth Weber asked fellow classmates for their perspectives. Next time, the committee will look into the truth and find out if these views hold … More Sustainability at Miami via Student Perspectives

Miami Competes in 20th Annual Recyclemania Event

By: Karis Gladieux If you’ve walked around campus at all since we’ve returned back from J-Term, you may have seen some posters, A-frames and even a zero-emissions golf cart advertising Recyclemania. Most of these posters have phrases on them like “Beat Ohio University!”, which is a message that I’m sure we can all get behind. … More Miami Competes in 20th Annual Recyclemania Event

BEAT the WASTE

By: Allison Forsythe On Saturday, Nov. 9, the oldest green organization on campus, Green Oxford, made a great leap for all green organizations into the uptown Oxford bars. Green Oxford hosted an event called BEAT the WASTE at Brick Street Bar and Grill’s famous Beat daytime hours. Although Beat is known for its weekend deals … More BEAT the WASTE

Off-Campus Recycling

A quick walk around Miami University’s campus will lead you by an abundance of blue bins, presenting students with an easy opportunity to recycle their waste.  But for students living off-campus, the situation is not always as simple. Senior Sammi Vaughan has had poor experiences with the recycling off-campus so far. “I haven’t been able … More Off-Campus Recycling

An Alternative to Dead Batteries being Buried in Landfills

Recycling on the Miami University campus goes beyond basic glass-paper-plastic as Miami’s Green Team offers both battery and used printer cartridge recycling services. Run almost entirely by student volunteers, the Green Team, a group dedicated to improving environmental sustainability on campus, collects batteries and used ink cartridges from the multiple campus drop-off locations where they … More An Alternative to Dead Batteries being Buried in Landfills

Miami Narrows in on Single-Stream Recycling

OXFORD – Yvette Klein reports after 10 years in planning, The Sustainability Department instated a single-stream recycling program in most residence halls beginning this semester The program will be in action entirely by the end of the semester, Klein said. Rumpke offered Miami University the “best price” for this new program, winning over another potential … More Miami Narrows in on Single-Stream Recycling