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Zero Waste (EP01): The Dung Crisis

Ding-dong! A pile of DUNG has arrived in your backyard. Imagine a hill of human manure piling up in your backyard. You just flushed your smelly poop down the toilet, but proud products of bowel movements made by your neighbor and even

The State of Zero Waste, Four Years In

Students, faculty, and alumni joined Environmental Services and Office of Sustainability staff members in the fourth Annual Waste Characterization Study on the morning of Friday, October 11th. Since the inception of the college’s Zero Waste initiative, there has been a lack of

Sustainability and Zero Waste: Swarthmore at a Glance

On Friday, Oct. 21,  the Zero Waste Working Group held their annual Waste Characterization Study, where bins of gray, green, and blue surrounded a tent with a table on Parrish Beach. Volunteers sorted Swarthmore’s trash, recycling, and compost into their respective categories