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Auburn University receives grant from Alabama Department of Environmental Management

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University's Waste Reduction and Recycling Department (WRRD) has been awarded a $25,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) to purchase recycling bins and other equipment that will create a more convenient recycling environment for the university community.

Christina Andress with ADEM's Materials Management Section stated, "Local recycling programs can have a positive impact on their communities and the State of Alabama."

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Auburn University Provides Sustainable Public Space Recycling Opportunities 

The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department (WRRD) is working to increase the university's efforts to be more sustainable. One way is to provide public space trash and recycling stations.

The BigBelly units use solar power and advanced communications technologies to maximize operational efficiencies. These stations provide more capacity for material due to on-site compaction. Each compactor replaces four existing trash containers.

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Auburn University, East Alabama Recycling Partnership Announce Results of Electronics Recycling and Confidential Document Destruction Event

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University, in conjunction with the East Alabama Recycling Partnership (EARP) and Keep Opelika Beautiful, hosted their eleventh community-wide electronics recycling and confidential document destruction event on March 22, 2014.

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Recycling Offers Spring Cleaning Tips

Spring is here and it's time to seize the opportunity to let go of the clutter that has accumulated over the winter months. The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department (WRRD) would like to remind the campus community to reduce, reuse, and recycle when spring cleaning.

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Auburn University Announces Recycling Results

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department (WRRD) has released the results of Auburn University's 2013 recycling activities.

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Gameday Recycling Program Diverts More Than 40 Tons of Material

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University Tiger fans recycled 40.6 tons of material during the 2013 football season. Fans recycled 81,200 pounds of material, a 56 percent increase over the previous season.

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Auburn University, East Alabama Recycling Partnership to Host Community-Wide Electronics Recycling and Document Shredding Event

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University, in conjunction with the East Alabama Recycling Partnership (EARP) and Keep Opelika Beautiful, will host an electronics recycling and document shredding event Saturday, March 22 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at Saugahatchee Square, 3700 Pepperell Parkway, Opelika. The event is free and open to the public.

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Auburn University, East Alabama Recycling Partnership Announce Results of Electronics Recycling and Confidential Document Destruction Event

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University, in conjunction with the East Alabama Recycling Partnership (EARP) and Keep Opelika Beautiful, hosted their tenth community-wide electronics recycling and confidential document destruction event.

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Auburn University's Waste Reduction & Recycling Department Dreaming of a Green Holiday

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - The Waste Reduction and Recycling Department would like to remind the campus community to reduce, reuse, and recycle this holiday season. There are a number of opportunities to incorporate waste reduction, reuse, and recycling into your seasonal activities.

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Auburn University Celebrates America Recycles Day

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University's Waste Reduction and Recycling Department, Office of Sustainability, and the Environmental Awareness Organization invite the campus community to celebrate America Recycles Day, Friday, November 15, from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. on the Auburn University Haley Concourse.

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East Alabama Recycling Partnership to host Electronics Recycling and Confidential Document Destruction event

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University, in conjunction with the East Alabama Recycling Partnership (EARP) and Keep Opelika Beautiful, will host an electronics recycling and confidential document destruction event Saturday, September 28.

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September 14 Green Game Supports Auburn's Sustainability Initiatives

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - The Mississippi State vs. Auburn football game on September 14 has been chosen as the 2013 Auburn Goes Green Game. Auburn Goes Green is a celebration of Auburn University's commitment to sustainability, and invites fans to do their part in tailgating and attending this and every event in ways that conserve resources and protect "the loveliest village on the plains."

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Auburn University students recycle more than 15 tons of cardboard during move-in

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University students started the school year off by recycling more than 15 tons of cardboard during Move-in Mania 2013 - the university's fall event for students who will be living on campus in residence halls.

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Auburn University receives grant from Alabama Department of Environmental Management

AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University's Waste Reduction & Recycling Department recently received an $84,505 grant from the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM).

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