Students Encouraging Local Bars to Recycle Glass

Students Encouraging Local Bars to Recycle Glass

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glass-recycling.jpgOverland Park university seniors called 30 bars around Lawrence, Kansas asking them if they recycled glass. None of them did, so their new group, Students for Bar Recycling, leapt into action delivering 145 pounds of glass to a recycler last Saturday — bottles collected from a single bar on a Friday night.

Andrew Stanley started the group in December to find innovative solutions that would make it easy and attractive for bars to go green. Read the story at the University Daily Kansan.


Other campuses are beginning to respond to the tragedy of non-recycled beer, wine and liquor bottles filling up our landfills.

In North Carolina, the state requires bars to recycle. In Florida, student John Leeds launched a campaign to get Gainesville bars to recycle.