Texas Recycles Day observed at Texas State
By Philip Hadley
University News Service
November 13, 2007
The National Association of Environmental Professionals will have a booth set up with information available on recycling.
“Our main focus is trying to divert huge amounts of waste to recycling centers instead of landfills that fill up quickly,” said Matt Akins, nutrition and foods senior from Austin, and NAEP co-president. “We will also have information about what can and cannot be recycled.”
“Recycling means there is less energy being used to create new plastics and paper,” Akins said. “Not recycling properly costs
Visit the Texas Recycles Day Web site at www.texasrecyclesday.org for a list of recycling events throughout
For questions concerning recycling or if a container is in need of service contact Mario Garza, coordinator of recycling and waste management, at (512) 245-7733 or e-mail MG18@txstate.edu.