The Charger Bulletin

Letter to the Editor: Waste management

November 23, 2020

Dear Editor, According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. produces nearly 275 million tons of waste every year and only 1/5 of it is properly recycled. Most of this waste ends up in landfills,...

Is Our Campus Really Environmentally Friendly?

Is Our Campus Really Environmentally Friendly?

Ariana Lasher, Contributing Writer February 22, 2020

Remember when all dining areas on campus took away plastic straws and lids to minimize plastic use on campus? That didn’t seem to last long, because every time I order a drink from Jazzman’s or the...

Global Warming

The Fight Against Climate Change…How Much is the U.S. Really Doing

Rebecca Tatera , Contributing Writer September 26, 2019

After a two-week journey across the Atlantic Ocean, Greta Thunberg, a 16-year-old environmental activist, made headlines after announcing her trip had zero carbon emissions. Thunberg made her trip to...

Plastic Bag Ban in Connecticut

Riley Knebes November 11, 2015

On Wednesday, Oct. 28 the University of New Haven held a meeting discussing the ban of plastic bags in Connecticut. Three guest speakers including a UNH senior, Jessica Zielinski, spoke about various...

Clean up after your trees

Samantha Mathewson December 3, 2014

During fall months it is important to care for your lawn and clean up leaf litter. The University of New Haven Athletics department has been voluntarily raking neighbors of North Campus’ lawns during...

Bill Duesing Discusses Environmental Awareness for Earth Week

Patricia Oprea May 1, 2013

On Thursday, April 25, Bill Duesing visited the university to discuss how food ties into the environmental cause. His presentation caused an individual to really think about what is in their diet, and...

Earth Week 2013—How YOU Can Get Involved

Patricia Oprea April 24, 2013

According to some individuals, recycling and being environmentally conscious (the barren Bixler/Botwinik quad comes to mind) may not seem to be a priority for administrators of the university. Certain...

California Falls Behind In Waste-To-Energy Race

The Associated Press September 8, 2010

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Government officials from around the world used to come to this port city to catch a glimpse of the future: Two-story piles of trash would disappear into a furnace and eventually...

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