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NKU implements sustainability practices to attain zero net carbon emission

NKU implements sustainability practices to attain zero net carbon emission

Josh Goad, Contributor

September 22, 2017


Filed under Featured Story, News, Recycle

As NKU’s environmental sustainability manager, Tess Phinney has her hands in a lot of bins—both literally and figuratively. As part of a sustainability strategy that stretches between 2017 to 2022, she’s been working toward ensuring NKU has a zero net carbon emission by 2050. The most noticeable chan...

Explore our interactive, behind the scenes guide to the university’s recycling initiatives

Explore our interactive, behind the scenes guide to the university’s recycling initiatives

Kevin Schultz, Editor-in-Chief

March 26, 2014


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[cjtoolbox name='Recycle CSS - James'] Have you ever wondered where those cans, bottles or loads of paper go once thrown into recycling bins at NKU? Or maybe you’ve just never been sure exactly what can and can’t be recycled on campus? If you answered yes to either of these questions, you’re in luck. Explore ...

NKU’s Recycling Center Helps University Go Green Behind the Scenes

March 23, 2014


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 By Kevin Schultz It is early morning; the sun is barely scraping its bright hues of orange and red over the horizon line of NKU’s concrete campus and everything lies still. However, beneath the sidewalks that lead students and faculty to class, there is a bustling realm of ongoing activity...

What items can be recycled at NKU?

March 20, 2014


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[cjtoolbox name='Recycle CSS - James'] Whether it's old oil from university-owned vehicles, outdated cell phones from a former professor or unneeded paper printouts from a student, check out a list of all the different items currently recyclable at NKU. Hover each of the recyclable items below...

About the Project

March 18, 2014


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The Project: This project is the culmination of an 8-week long reporting process and collaborative effort of a diverse group of transdisciplinary students working to breakdown the boundaries of traditional print journalism practices to experiment with new media possibilities of interactivity within the ...

What items can be recycled at NKU?

March 18, 2014


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 What items can be recycled at NKU?  Whether its old oil from university-owned vehicles, outdated cell phones from a former professor or unneeded paper printouts from a student, check out a list of all the different items currently recyclable at NKU.  Click each the recyclable items below ...

Test Your Green IQ

March 17, 2014


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[cjtoolbox name='Recycle CSS - James'] what's_your_nku_recycling_iq?     Home Initiatives Cut Waste What can be Recycled? Explore the Underground World Infographic Test Your Green IQ ...

Recyclemania Highlights NKU’s Recycling Initiatives

March 17, 2014


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[cjtoolbox name='Recycle CSS - James'] The nationwide competition aims to jumpstart university’s green initiatives By Kevin Schultz Eleven organizations at NKU are on the hunt for your garbage. But just not any old trash. The groups of students are searching for cans, bottles and other recyc...

Recycling by the Numbers

March 12, 2014


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[cjtoolbox name='Recycle CSS - James'] Infographic created by Mo Asad Home Initiatives Cut Waste What can be Recycled? Explore the Underground World Infographic Test Your Green IQ ...

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