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Protect the Parks: Low waste and irony in a global pandemic

Protect the Parks: Low waste and irony in a global pandemic

By Jane Park

March 24, 2020

It’s 2020, and the world is in a panic. Toilet paper and hygienic supplies are flying off the shelves, schools and stores are shutting down and people are terrified of being infected with the coronavirus.  There are lots of ways to stay secure in this time of panic buying. The shortage of toilet paper has a simple, eco-friendly solut...

Green Ops: clearing path towards healthier environment

Green Ops: clearing path towards healthier environment

By Dexter Tatsukawa

January 2, 2020

As the days go by, trash piles up. Around campus, students toss plastic bottles, drop napkins and abandon paper plates. Some of these end up in bins, but more often this trash ends up littering the campus. As a result, Green Ops scours the school once a month, picking up the trash that was left behind. “In...

Protect the Parks: the insignificance of small-scale actions

Protect the Parks: the insignificance of small-scale actions

By Jane Park

October 22, 2019

F rom reusable metal straws to websites that plant trees every time you use their browser, sustainability has grown ever-more popular. However, people should be wary of the trendy ways to be sustainable, as these initiatives are often unproductive.  Ecosia, for example, is a free search exten...