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Tuesday, August 28,2012

CU aims to streamline recycling for students

No-sort recycling to be implemented

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Is recycling in multiple containers too complicated? The University of Colorado Boulder will be simplifying the process for students this year, providing single-stream recycling receptacles in dining and housing areas.

Rather than asking students to sort their trash into glass, plastic and paper recycling, the university is switching to single containers for all recycling.

The rest of campus will stick to "paper" and "co-mingled container" categories, CU's news department says. The university's press release also reminds readers that plastic bags still are not recyclable.

See more at the CU Recycling website.

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