More recycling bins for WCU

out recyclingWestern Carolina University received 75 new recycling bins through the Alcoa Foundation Recycling Bin Grant Program and have begun placing them around campus.

WCU was one of 35 colleges and universities that received the donation of recycling bins in an effort to help schools boost recycling.

WCU’s recycling rates have increased 55 percent since 2009, according to the university’s energy manager. The additional recycling bins enabled WCU to expand its recycling program to athletic facilities and other areas where students had reported a need. 

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