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Make Recycling Great Again

For Green Impact in 2016/17, five university departments set out to improve their sustainability impact. Over the next five weeks we will be bringing you the stories of their Green Impact Projects and how they made a difference. If you are interested in running your own Green Impact project then contact

Poster stating did you know food stained packaging shouldn't be recycled

The Arts and Humanities team wanted to raise awareness of the amount of waste being produced in Mary Ann Evans and parts of the Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism.

Waste segregation bins and a poster stating make recycling great again

Once the team established the amount of waste being produced they set to involved students to identify the best way to reduce waste and improve waste stream segregation. Through student focus groups they came up with factual posters and displayed them across the buildings.

Going forward the team plan to further promote the recycling facilities to the building users and continue to improve the recycling rate.

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