RHA RECYLING SUMMARY. GOALS OF A SUCCESSFUL RECYCLING PROGRAM. Effective Resource Conservation Energy efficient Salvage materials Financially Responsible Must be cost effective Sustainability Should be carried on from year to year. Without MURF Plant
Materials collected source separate bins
Contractor collects bins in source separate trucks
With MURF Plant
Materials collected mixed bins
Contractor collects all materials together
MURF plant sorts
MURF plant sellsHow Recycling Works
RESIDENTS CAN NOT RECYLE PLASTIC, GLASS OR TIN
Interested students are assisted by RHA in setting up in hall recycling programs for the volunteers to maintain
RHA hires a recycling company to pick up waste from halls. Bins maintenance is still RHA responsibility.
City of East Lansing puts a drop off site on campus. Basically 3 dumpsters for recyclable materials.
Try to pass on the responsibility to some other group.
RHA focuses less on recycling. Push conservation through education in reduction and reuse.
RHA assists in obtaining a MURF plant. There are three obstacles:money, physical space, university politics.