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 Charger Battery

Patricia Oprea

April 23, 2014

Positives: + This year Disable the Label was an interactive day about disabilities that either receive no coverage or negative coverage by the media. From activity tables, to guest speakers, and performances, Delta Alpha Pi, the Office of Student Activities, SCOPE and Sigma Chi sponsored this informative...

Plastic bags belong in the trash

Patricia Oprea

April 2, 2014

One Tuesday morning (Feb. 26, to be exact), I woke up at 8:30 a.m.; not too unusual. I proceeded to open up some blinds, letting in nonexistent sunlight on a dreary winter morning. When I looked out the glass, about 50 feet away near the dumpsters stood a dumpster truck, also not unusual. At first, ...

Recycling Petition Gaining Momentum

Jessica Pena

November 14, 2012

University of New Haven’s Green Team is leading the way for the campus to become greener. A few weeks ago, a petition was sent around at the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) meeting to ask for more recycle bins around campus. But that is not all. Just last Friday, the USGA created...

Respect the Student Spaces

Joann Wolwowicz

April 13, 2011

This past week I observed a disturbing trend as I sat at club tables in Bartels throughout the week. Every day I noticed that many of the trash cans where full. Most of you probably think that the problem is that the trash cans do not get emptied nearly fast enough. That is not, however, where I am going...

Fur coats become animal nests in recycling bid

Maideline Sanchez

February 2, 2010

From the Associated Press by Sue Manning LOS ANGELES – Got a fur coat gathering dust? The Humane Society suggests the ultimate recycling — putting it on the backs of other animals. The Coats for Cubs program by the Humane Society of the United States helps orphaned, injured or sick wildlife...

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