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Second Sustainability Lunch HOUR highlights campus receipt reduction and waste management and conservation policy

April 14, 2014 | by Sarah Olson The Wisconsin Union and University Housing could save more than $700,000 combined if they stopped printing individual transaction receipts for the next 15 years, according to research presented at the Sustainability Lunch HOUR (Highlight of Undergraduate Research) March 28.

Introducing Climate Quest!

Nearly 100 campus and community thinkers and doers gathered April 4 to launch UW–Madison’s interdisciplinary climate change solutions competition, Climate Quest.

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Attend Sustainability Lunch HOUR

April 18th, 12-1pm, 140 Science Hall. The final Lunch HOUR of the semester will feature student research on styrofoam re-use networks, campus energy sources, and battery recycling.

Shanghai Conference Call for Presentations:

We are looking for dynamic presentations that describe proven practices, push the leading edge of the profession, and motivate the pursuit of excellence relating to the Sustainable Urban Environment.

What you can do

5 things you should always recycle:

1. Computers and monitors

2. Batteries

3. Compact Fluorescent Lights

4. Plastic bags

5. Anything else that has value.

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