Styrofoam Challenge Success
In our "Be Green for Saint Patrick's Day" challenge, we collected two and a half pallets of unneeded styrofoam coolers and packaging, reducing lab clutter and, more importantly, keeping it out of landfills, where it can take half a century to break down. The styrofoam will be taken to Atlas Molded Products in Ridgeway, Virginia, for processing and re-use.
As of June, we have recycled 355 styrofoam coolers!
Watch for other collection events, but take advantage of permanent styrofoam collection points in the dock areas of Riverside 2 and Riverside 4.