"Mandatory Recycling at a Major University"
Author: Ching, Raymond and Vernie R. Coston
Published In: Case Studies in Environmental Health and Safety
Examines early recycling efforts at Rutgers, beginning in 1972, and mandatory recycling required by the New Jersey legislature in 1987 as a result of the landfill crisis. Discusses the implemented program, covering housing and facilities, dining services, vegetative wastes, drop-off centers, and cardboard. The recycling program saved an estimated $129,000 in 1988, based on the tipping fee savings.
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