Penn State's paper towels are certainly compostable, so it only made sense initially to capture them in our restrooms in compostable bags and work them through our system. However, this has created an unforeseen large scale litter problem that has led to a decision to stop composting the paper towels. Read more to get the full story and an email template to spread the news.
The Kill the Cup University Challenge has been extended until
If you aren't already participating yourself, it's not too late to start! Download the tracking app for Android and iPhone and follow the competition's event page for full instructions.
Nov. 13. Tweak and use this
to encourage your co-workers to support our efforts to Kill the (disposable) Cup and beat Michigan.
The 2015 Colloquium on the Environment, a featured event of
Science Communications Month 2015, is Monday, Oct. 26 at 6 p.m. in Freeman Auditorium, HUB-Robeson Center.
The event is free and open to the public and will feature Dr. Naomi Oreskes, Professor of the History of Science at Harvard University and co-author of the critically acclaimed book
Merchants of Doubt. An informal reception will be held after the colloquium in the Hintz Family Center.
We highly recommend attending if you are available and ask that you help us promote the event by sharing this poster with your co-workers or posting it on your bulletin boards. Click on the image for a downloadable copy.