Recycling Bins for Greek Life

Recipient:

Alpha Omicron Pi and Facilities Management

Amount:

$17,331

This project seeks to improve recycling behavior for students in the two housed councils, the Panhellenic Association (PHA) and the Interfraternity Council (IFC). The grant will provide one standard recycling bin for each of the 65 satellite houses and two standard and two fire-rated bins for each of the 33 chapter houses.  This project was developed by the Greek Sustainability Team, a student group which was formed in September 2015 by two PHA sorority members. The team includes 19 members of Greek life, many of whom are the Sustainability Chairpersons for their chapters. The group's conversations frequently return to recycling, a persisting problem in houses and at Greek events.