The Guilfordian

Guilford reacts to changes in recycling system

China’s 2018 ban on forgein garbage has urged U.S. cities like Greensboro to quickly make changes in their recycling habits.

Annie Vo, Staff Writer

December 3, 2019

In response to China’s ban on foreign garbage in 2018, cities all over the United States, including Greensboro, have been pressed to make belated changes to their recycling programs. These efforts are reflected right here at Guilford College as students and faculty members try to raise awareness abo...

EU sets recycling goal for 2030

Laura Hay, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

The European Union is prioritizing international sustainability by pledging to make all plastic packaging in Europe recyclable and reusable by 2030. Residents of Europe produce 25 million tons of plastic yearly, but less than 30 percent is recyclable. “If we don’t do anything about this, 50...

Refine your recycling habits for Recyclemania

Meg Holden, Features Editor

March 16, 2012

At Guilford, recycling is as much a part of our daily routine as showering and putting on shoes. Which is to say, some of us might need a refresher lesson. With Recylemania raging around us, now is a good time to remind ourselves what we can and cannot recycle, so that we make the most of our recycling...