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Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Environmental Health Class Visits Macon Landfill

Mary Lathem

October 9, 2014

A Mercer University environmental health class recently took a field trip to the Macon landfill to learn about the management of landfills and the environmental impact of human waste. The class, taught by Dr. Chinekwu Obidoa, introduces students to key environmental health issues, primarily those that...

SGA passes legislation for new recycling bins

SGA passes legislation for new recycling bins

Elizabeth Bibb

February 8, 2012

Mercer’s Student Government Association unanimously approved legislation to contribute $2,500 to place new recycling bins on campus. Students for Environmental Action (SEA) requested the money from SGA’s special funding account. SEA originally requested $7,875 from special funding, enough to purc...

Young Puns – Episode 1

Young Puns – Episode 1

Elizabeth Bibb

February 2, 2012

Seniors Gene Mitchell, Liz Bibb, Trent White and Matt Hickman discuss national and local politics on a brand new political show hosted by MERCER99 and produced by Alex Preston, Joshua Whitfield and Tyler Schumann. ...

Cafeteria reusable containers come with unnecessary price

Brittany Dant

September 21, 2011

The recycling bug has bit at Mercer. What with Trayless Tuesdays in the cafeteria to cut down on water waste and the newly implemented dorm recycling containers located outside the lofts, freshman dorms and the apartments, Mercer is abuzz with recycling programs. In fact, just last week the Environmental,...

University-wide recycling program approved

University-wide recycling program approved

clewis

March 16, 2011

SGA president Trenton White recently announced a new campus-wide recycling initiative that will be in full swing by fall 2011 and could come into effect as early as May. Under the new plan, recycling bins for aluminum, paper and plastic products will be positioned across campus within easy reach of students, White said. The bins will b...

SGA announces university-wide recycling initiative

SGA announces university-wide recycling initiative

clewis

March 2, 2011

SGA president Trenton White announced on Wednesday a new campus-wide recycling initiative that will be in full swing by fall 2011 and could come into effect as early as May. Under the new plan, recycling bins for aluminum, paper and plastic products will be positioned across campus within easy reach...

Bottle deposit programs practical

Garret McDowell

February 23, 2011

Recently, I have been granted the opportunity to work on creating legislation for the state of Georgia to adopt its own bottle deposit program. A so-called “Bottle Bill” sets up programs where, after purchase and consumption of the contents, consumers can drop bottles and aluminum drink cans off f...

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