Waste Reduction and Application Program

This is the heading for my initiative to reduce the waste output of Rice, with a preference for reapplying our waste in a useful form (such as composting or both recycling and buying recycled).

It is based on the three R's:

    The first and major project for WRAP, which falls under the Recycling heading, is the Composting Pilot Project.  In this project, we will recycle foodwaste and yardwaste into a useable form, compost, thus closing the loop and making Rice more self-sufficient. If we can manage the addition of disposable paper hand towels from the restrooms, this will further recycle our solid waste stream.

Find out what Rice recycles and how to do it at the official website of the Rice Recycling Program.

What is the fate of garbage disposed of at Rice? Find out here.

Does this give you an idea? Then go to the Idea Bank and make it known.
Got questions? You can reach me at envintrn@rice.edu.

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