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Geneva Taylor on a Recyc Bike collecting from a Ute tailgater.

Transformation – PAC-12 Football and Recycling at Rice-Eccles

This fall is an exciting time for the University of Utah. Joining the Pac-12 Conference means the Utes will have the chance to become one of the nation’s


Waste Not, Want Not: How to Run a “Zero-Waste” Event

Since the day I started working in the Office of Sustainability over a year ago I have been asking myself: ‘how can I reduce

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

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