Friday, March 28, 2008

Contents of University Recycling Bins End Up in Trash

Cardinal Courier [St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY]
28 March 2008

Guest Essayist: Contrary to myths, Fisher does recycle

By Kaitlin Daly, Residence Director, Founders Hall

When I first arrived at St. John Fisher College as a new employee, a bit of campus folklore I overheard was that Fisher doesn't recycle.

I was confused by this as there were recycling bins all over campus. When I asked others about recycling at Fisher, their explanations implied that the students, faculty and staff at Fisher do not recycle.

Yes, I was told, the bins are there, but supposedly all the contents of these "recycling" bins end up in the trash. [...]