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Alecs Barton, the garden composting intern, mixes organic materials to the proper carbon-nitrogen balance. (Photo by Ross Chambless)

Composting the U

The University of Utah has resolved to reduce almost 50 percent of its overall waste – as stated by the 2010 Climate Action Plan.  This is a pretty


The “Triple Bottom Line” of Recycling

The University of Utah aims to divert almost 50 percent of its current, overall waste – as stated by the 2010 Climate Action Plan – a


Antarctica: Go green or go home

 We have learned so much about conservation since we arrived. Since Antarctica has such a large impact on the earth’s ecosystem, scientists who work here implement stringent measures

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