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WLU Sustainability Council tests out new system

February 7, 2019

By Macy Santicola, Editor In 2017, China passed a policy banning the import of plastic waste. The ban began at the start of 2018, and its effect was felt all over the United States. Read More »...

WLU Sustainability Council prepares for another year

October 31, 2018

By Macy Santicola, Advertising Manager The West Liberty University Sustainability Council has begun to make plans to continue to spread sustainability and recycling across campus for the current school year. Read More »...

Sustainability committee aims to educate, change WLU 

Sustainability committee aims to educate, change WLU 

November 7, 2017

By Jalyn Bolyard, Online Editor   West Liberty University’s Sustainability Committee is focused on a better today and tomorrow, looking for new ways to expand WLU’s green impact. Read More »...

Dorm recycling competition returns with format changes 

October 3, 2017

By Walker Polivka, Contributing Writer   West Liberty University students are going to have the opportunity again this year to participate in a recycling competition to help benefit campus. However, the format of the competition has changed this year.  Read More »...

WLU Sustainability Committee meets to discuss collaboration 

WLU Sustainability Committee meets to discuss collaboration 

March 3, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer   On Feb. 22, the Sustainability Committee held a meeting in the Shaw Hall conference room. Three main topics were discussed, but the main goal of the meeting was to increase collaborative efforts on campus.   The committee is divided into the recycling, environmental education, a...

Dorm buildings participate in recycling competition

February 4, 2017

By Sean Kranske, Contributing Writer Since the spring semester of 2015, West Liberty University has gone to great lengths to encourage recycling. Blue bins can be found in every building scattered throughout hallways and classrooms. This semester, WLU is taking this a step further by introducing a n...

Recycling is easy to do at WLU

September 15, 2014

By Tara Adamczyk, Staff Writer As college students, we tend to create a lot of trash. Throughout the semester, we use countless pieces of paper, plastic bags and bottles, aluminum cans, and other materials that we often just throw away. But it only takes a little extra effort to recycle many of the item...

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