University of Illinois Solar Farm

The Illinois Climate Action Plan (iCAP) aims to have the University of Illinois carbon neutral by 2050. One strategy outlined in the plan is to invest in renewable energy technology. And perhaps the best type of renewable energy is solar energy, which is what the Student Sustainability Committee (SSC) has petitioned for. Initial efforts included […]

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Sorting out Sorting

When you toss a coffee cup in the Union or a Gatorade bottle at the ARC, where does it go? Before facing eternity in a landfill or being recycled into new materials, it is first hauled to the University‚Äôs Waste Transfer Station (WTS). Since 1987, the WTS has been collecting and sorting all campus waste. […]

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