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Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

February 14, 2020

Labeling products as “biodegradable” or “compostable” is a great marketing tool for brands trying to avoid public scrutiny, but eco-friendly consumers choosing to buy these products may be giving the environment the short end of the stick.  Most single-use, plastic cups labeled compostable and found in t...

Sorting it out

Sorting it out

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

February 14, 2020

The Broadway Campus cafeteria is flooded daily with over a thousand students and faculty carrying plates, utensils, cups and bowls labeled “compostable” in an effort to foster an ecologically sustainable school community, but when the green bins get picked up and processed in facilities, many compostable...

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