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Composting in Mabee still on pause

Composting in Mabee still on pause

Kayla Padilla February 18, 2020

File photoTrinity’s sustainability committee says they are taking their time in searching for alternatives. In Fall 2019, a university sustainability committee composed of faculty, staff and students...

Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

Sustainability committee searches for composting system fix

Rebecca Wicker October 17, 2019

Photo by Matthew Claybrook.A university sustainability committee, composed of faculty, students, administrators and Aramark representatives, is searching for a solution for the current composting system...

Photo credit: Genevieve Humphreys

Dining Services cuts down food waste

Kaylie King April 4, 2019

Photo by Genevieve HumphreysDining services has cut down compostable pre-consumer waste from 625 pounds per week to 500 pounds per week. The current total amount of waste per week at Mabee Dining Hall...

Ari Bearman (left), Sarah 
Country/Western Dance II Photo credit: Matthew Claybrook

New crop of classes take root for Trinity students

Noelle Barrera January 30, 2019

Photo by Matthew ClaybrookTrinity is full of unique classes, but some are more unique than others. If you want to explore the social mechanics of the high seas or just learn a good Texas two-step, these...

SGA launches City Vista recycling initiatives

SGA launches City Vista recycling initiatives

Kaylie King October 26, 2018

The Student Government Association’s Sustainability Committee, in partnership with the Office of Sustainability, introduced free clear plastic bags for recyclables and a plastic grocery bag recycling...

Residential Life to launch

Residential Life to launch “Don’t Trash Trinity” program

Kaylie King September 17, 2018

Deb Tyson, director of Residential Life, is planning to launch an initiative to encourage the Trinity community to pick up litter on campus. The initiative, called “Don’t Trash Trinity,”...

According to an Einstein’s Bros. bagels employee, require employees to throw out their bagels after four hours due to them becoming stale. Although there is much food waster on campus, dining services is trying to become more sustainable. photo by Jordan Bruce, webmaster

TU aims to limit food waste, including the 4.23 tons of trash that Mabee creates weekly

Bobby Watson April 24, 2018

According to Sharon Curry, sustainability coordinator, Mabee alone produces about 4.23 tons of trash weekly, and much of that is food waste. In the process of providing multiple food vendors and an open...

illustration by Julia Poage, staff illustrator

Trinity participates in annual Recyclemania

Cathy Terrace February 28, 2018

This February, Trinity University participated in Recyclemania, a national competition among college campuses to promote waste reduction held nationally. Larger schools often see the event as a competition...

Illustration by Andrea Nebhut, staff illustrator

How does Trinity conserve water?

Noelle Barrera February 25, 2018

Most people know a few actions they can personally take to help the environment, whether it's avoiding disposable plastic bottles or taking short showers. But what efforts are the Trinity and San Antonio...

Trinity implements new sorting policy for recyclables

Trinity implements new sorting policy for recyclables

Kendra Derrig January 31, 2018

Campus Planning and Sustainability is in the process of transitioning residence hall recycling bins to a ‘dual stream’ recycling program. Instead of separating paper, cardboard, aluminum and plastic,...

Tune in each week for Kathleen Creedon's SGA summaries. SGA meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Waxahachie Room in Coates University Center.

Previously, on SGA: The End of an Era

Kathleen Creedon December 4, 2017

This issue covers the meetings held Nov. 20 and Nov. 27 CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK Senator Callie Struby voiced students’ complaints about Counseling Services. Complaints include students being turned away...

Tune in each week for Kathleen Creedon's SGA summaries. SGA meets at 6 p.m. on Mondays in the Waxahachie Room in Coates University Center.

Previously, on SGA: Business as Usual

Kathleen Creedon November 16, 2017

CAMPUS CLIMATE CHECK SGA adviser Stephanie Ackerman followed up on a guest comment made at the Oct. 30 meeting concerning recycling on campus. Ackerman reached out to Sharon Curry, sustainability coordinator...

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