What prompts someone to recycle? How can we encourage people to change their recycling habits? Do posted signs matter? We conducted a short experiment to see what might affect recycling rates. Click here for more info and a video!
Coffee cups? Styrofoam? Cardboard? Test your skills and take the video quiz!
UC Merced has made a Triple Zero commitment to use zero net energy, produce zero landfill waste and produce zero net greenhouse gas emissions by 2020. This ambitious goal requires interdepartmental and campuswide education and participation. As UC Merced's Waste Reduction and Recycling department, we focus on achieving zero net landfill waste. The Waste Diversion Plan outlines how we will exceed expectations for this objective.