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Campus Race to Zero Waste 2021 Final Results: Colleges and Universities keep 230 million plastic containers out of the landfill

  |   May 10, 2021

Despite the challenging 2020-2021 academic year, more than 200 U.S. colleges and universities reduced their waste footprint through minimization efforts, reuse, donation, and recycling.  During the 2021 Campus Race to …

Fifth Annual NWF EcoCareers Conference: More Speakers, More Sessions, More Opportunities

The National Wildlife Federation hosted its fifth annual virtual EcoCareers Conference on April 7–8, 2021 to help high school and college students, as well as early-career professionals, plan and prepare …

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Campus Quiz: Plastic Pollution

In the past 30 years, the entire world has shifted to single-use plastics for eating, drinking, and packaging merchandise that go straight into the waste stream, on to landfills, and …

4 Ways Higher Education Can Lead for Climate Action in 2017

Amidst disinformation campaigns aimed at teachers[i] and a federal retreat from domestic and international climate solutions, U.S. colleges and universities play an even more important role than ever in upholding …

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