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John Campbell, an entrepreneur who serves as chairman of the board of WasteZero, will speak Tuesday, February 23, on waste reduction at the Center for the Environment building on the Catawba College campus. His presentation – “Cut Trash in Half in America: Right Now!” – is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. in Room 300.
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Three leading organizations - the Center for the Environment at Catawba College, Rocky Mountain Institute, and Environmental Working Group - are partnering to provide an opportunity for young environmental leaders to learn, create, share, interact, grow, connect, and build relationships.
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by Juanita Teschner
The Center for the Environment will host a presentation
called “Cut Trash in Half in America: Right Now!” on Tuesday, February 23, at
its facility on the Catawba College campus. John Campbell, chairman of the
board of WasteZero, will speak at 6:30 p.m. in Room 300.
Joshua Kolling-Perin, director of public engagement at WasteZero,
recently answered questions about the problem of trash in the United States and
the environmental and economic benefits of waste reduction. Here are the edited
results of that exchange.
Read more … Q&A: A Solution to the Increasing Volume of Trash
by Guest Writer
By Hannah Davis
“There’s no way you can be a foodie
and not love mason jars,” Dr. Chris Nagy said. Dr. Chris Magryta, Nicole Magryta and
Dr. Chris Nagy’s second forum this month at the Center for the Environment at
Catawba College focused on simplistic health food “life hacks” that the
audience could easily implement into their daily lives for a healthier gut.
Read more … Cooking Demonstration at Catawba College’s Center for the Environment
by Rebecca Rider
As the National Environmental Summit for High School Students finished
its fifth year in mid-July, participants and teachers alike agreed that
it's more than just a course on the environment.
The summit is
the brainchild of the Center for the Environment at Catawba College and
Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and hosted on the Catawba campus. The
Environmental Working Group, headquartered in Washington, D.C., joined
as a partner this year.
Read more … National Environmental Summit Receives High Marks from Students, Instructors