The Charger Bulletin

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 library café, I am still handed a plastic straw. The state of Connecticut banned plastic bags,...

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

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 protest the U.S.’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Agreement.The agreement ensu...

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 plans and projects for solutions to the litter problem that plastic bags seem to create. Zielinski...

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 the fall months for upwards of eight years, this year almost doubling the number of houses they visit. “O...

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 how it can not only affect their own health, but the health of the planet. “Pay attention to the wh...

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 organizations and students, however, care quite a bit about how green the university is, and how it...

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 be transformed into electricity to power thousands of homes. Nowadays, it's U.S. officials going...

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