Thursday, September 2, 2010
Wednesday, August 25, 2010
Thursday, July 29, 2010
Every building on campus has the capability to recycle Glass, Plastic, Metals, and Cardboard:
All plastic marked with a 1 or 2 can be recycled
Do NOT recycle plastic bottle tops
Plastic bags must be recycled at source (i.e. Wegmans)
All colors and types can be recycled except tempered glass
Tempered glass is usually found in the windows of cars, glass doors and tables and some dinnerware
Any metal can be recycled. This includes but is not limited to drink cans, non-perishable food cans and copper wire.
Tops of cans may be recycled.
To recycle large metal items, write a work order for Facilities Services pickup
There is a cardboard recycling tote located on the ground floor of each campus building and a designated area in each recycling room in on-campus housing buildings.
Cardboard should be flattened before it is recycled
For cardboard containing food, clean off as much of the food as possible before recycling
Do not recycle alkaline and carbon zinc household batteries
You can recycle small rechargeable batteries in the battery buckets located:
o Clark loading dock
o Bailey loading dock
o ISC third floor (Biology area)
o Newton CIT equipment room
o Residence Life office (Schrader)
o Various residence hall recycling rooms
For large rechargeable batteries, contact Facilities
• Contact CIT help desk (5588)
Do not throw garbage into recycling bins. Facilities cannot recycle recyclables that are mixed with trash.
Wednesday, July 21, 2010
Thursday, July 1, 2010
Hydraulic fracturing is a technique that uses high pressure chemically treated water to release natural gas.. This is a controversial issue in the Southern Tier. Below are two articles that may interest you
TimesUnion.com - http://www.timesunion.com/ASPStories/story.asp?StoryID=705332
Governing.com - http://www.governing.com/topics/energy-env/Hydrofracking-Natural-Gas.html
Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Welcome to the SUNY Geneseo EcoHouse Blog…
This interactive forum was created to fuel passionate discussion around sustainability and social justice topics. The goal for our blog is to create and share information and ideas - we hope to get your thoughts on what is important to you, areas which you find intriguing and documents that would be beneficial to read. Through our discussions, we hope to generate a spirit of change.
Thanks for being here. I hope you find this blog useful and that you’ll contribute your $.02 every once in a while.