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ARC could do more to recycle

A  recycle station  and a trashcan both near the Student Center on Oct. 13. A recent audit by sustainability at ARC found the campus could not meet the goal of 75 percent diversion by the year 2020. (Photo by Robert Hansen)

Robert Hansen

October 13, 2016

A sample of American River College’s diversion rates reveal the campus is below the mandated goals per AB 75 and AB 341 which are designed to help meet California’s recycling goal of 75 percent by the year 2020. Diversion rates measure the amount of landfill waste that is disposed of by other m...

Sustainability at ARC receives $50,000 for recycle bin installations.

Two new Big Belly units sit on the American River College campus. The 14 Max-R recycle stations  and two Big Belly stations were installed around campus between February and March 2016. (Photo by Itzin Alpizar).

Itzin Alpizar

April 1, 2016

A previous version of this story incorrectly identified Sustainability at ARC as a committee and project in the headline and incorrectly identified Don Reid as Ron Reid and Jake Parker as Jake Potter. $50,000 was awarded to American River College sustainability representative Don Reid of the Buildings...

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