Green Club Audits Trash and Highlights Importance of Recycling

Green Club Audit Shows Importance of Recycling

Did you know that November 15 was America Recycles Day? According to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), “in 2013, Americans generated about 254 million tons (U.S. short tons…) of trash and recycled & composted over 87 million tons of this material, equivalent to a 34 percent recycling rate…. On average, Americans recycled and composted 1.5 pounds out of our individual waste generation rate of 4.4 … Continue reading Green Club Audit Shows Importance of Recycling

Green Talk at Manassas

Last November, the Green Club at Manassas Campus hosted its first Green Talk. This event, similar to TED Talks, featured a number of speakers from the College and the community who presented on environmental initiatives. Speakers included NOVA’s Sustainability Officer Rob Johnson, representatives from organizations like NWF and Plant NoVA Natives, NOVA professors and students. NOVA Video Services was present to record the event and … Continue reading Green Talk at Manassas