Sustainability at Muhlenberg College
Non-Residential Building Recycling Representatives
- Act as a recycling resource person for building occupants (Dick Begbie is your resource contact person).
- Provide additional recycling containers if requested. (Contact Dick Begbie for container and placement).
- Encourage recycling within the building. Try to be proactive and positive!
- Communicate suggested changes to the Greening Committee (Kent Dyer and Rich Niesenbaum, co-chairs).
- Current recycling policies:
Paper: Folders at the desk for collecting paper. Folders can then be emptied into any of the single stream containers available in all departments.
- Printer paper
- Mail and envelopes
- Catalogs and magazines
- Flyers and greeting cards
- White and colored paper
- School and office paper
- File folders
- Wrapping paper (non-metallic)
- Cardboard and paperboard
Glass, cans and plastic: Can be added to any of the single stream containers that have been placed in departments.
- Food & beverage clear, brown and green glass bottles and jars
- Aluminum cans, foil, pie plates
- Tin and steel cans
- Any plastics labeled #1 through #7 (except plastic bags)
Please be sure that recyclables are clean, particularly that they are rinsed of food residue and are grease-free.
Computer Equipment: Please contact OIT for removal.
Classrooms and Computer Labs: In addition to trash cans, each classroom is equipped with recycling cans for paper, glass, cans, plastic and other recyclables
List of Representatives
Center for the Arts – Beth Beuchler
Trexler Pavilion – Jessica Bien
Seegers Union – Glenn Gerchman
Shankweiler – Diane Dologite, Rich Niesenbaum
Trumbower – Jason Kelsey
Haas – Kent Dyer
Ettinger – Roland Kushner, Jack Gambino
Moyer – Connie Wolfe and Chris Sistare
Chapel – Peter Bredlau
Library – Karen Gruber
Life Sports Center – Bonnie Belknap
Walson – Lora Taub