UNCG Office of Sustainability

Home » events » Landfill on the Lawn

Landfill on the Lawn

Landfill on the Lawn is an annual event organized by the Office of Waste Reduction and Recycling’s operations supervisor, Ben Kunka.  Get up close and personal with a dumpster’s worth of trash, and see how many pounds of recyclable materials were headed to the landfill, taking up space, taking thousands of years to break down, and not having a second chance to be useful again.  Student volunteers will be sporting white bio-hazard suits, sorting the trash from the recyclables on the lawn outside of Stone Building and along side College Avenue.

The mountain of garbage will arrive the morning of October 22, and student volunteers will begin digging in at 1:00pm.  Stop by and see how much waste unnecessarily heads to the landfill every day.  If you are interested in participating, leave a comment and someone will get in touch with you.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: