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Macalester places fourth in RecycleMania

The Mac Weekly

April 26, 2018

Macalester has placed fourth in this year’s RecycleMania, the annual challenge that compares the percentage of waste diverted from landfills to composting or recycling facilities at over 150 schools across the nation. The fourth-pl...

Compost, campus culture: What’s the next step for Zero Waste by 2020?

October 18, 2013

In 1970, Macalester students took responsible waste disposal into their own hands and initiated a grassroots recycling program. Students sustained the service until Facilities took over in 1986. The recycling effort marked th...

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