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November 9, 2009

Emory University will be celebrating National Recycling Week, November 14 -- 21. This week will focus on our educational campaign to promote Emory's goal of reducing or diverting Emory's total waste stream by 65% by 2015. This goal can only be reached through recycling, collecting and diverting electronic waste, recycling building and road construction materials, and composting organic waste and animal bedding materials.

Here is the list of events sponsored by Emory's Office of Sustainability Initiatives and Emory Recycles:

White Paper Campaign
Help Emory Separate its Greatest Recycling Resource!
Begins November 16
Briarcliff Campus, Atwood, School of Medicine, Modern Languages, Woodruff Library, Campus Services

Free Emory Employee Confidential Shredding
November 18, 8 a.m. -- 2 p.m.
Emory Recycling Center -- Peavine Creek Drive

Bring Your E-Waste ALL WEEK!
Computer Monitors, Towers, Hardware, PDAs, Cell Phones, Printers
Briarcliff Campus Building A Surplus Properties

Weigh The Waste Emory Dining at the DUC
November 14 -- 21 at Dobb's University Center
See How Much Food Waste Emory Dining Can Collect and Divert from Georgia Landfills

Zero Waste Thanksgiving and Special Events
Compost and Recycle All Waste from Special Events
November 14 -- 21
Glenn Memorial, Nursing School, Goizueta Business School, Candler School of Theology

Housing Recycling
Distribution of 2,000 Recycling Bags at Clairmont Campus for Housing Residents
November 14 from 12:30 -- 4:30 pm

Brownies for Bottles and Cookies for Cans
November 18, 2009, 4 -- 6 pm Clairmont Tower

UTS Recycling of 5,000 CDs/DVDs
November 14 -- 21

Wonderful Wednesday Various Recycling Displays
November 18 from 11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. Asbury Circle

Emory As Place
Make Your Artistic Statement -- Help us Paint Waste Containers and Make them Green!
Wonderful Wednesday November 18 from 11 a.m. -- 2 p.m. Asbury Circle

Campus Wide Exterior Trash Can Exchange for Recycling Container
Over 40 Outdoor Waste Containers will be Exchanged for Outdoor Recycling Containers
November 14 -- 21

For Questions or How You Can Participate
Deena Keeler - deena.keeler@emory.edu, 404-727-9275
Claire Wall - claire.wall@emory.edu, 404-712-8921


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