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The Ring-tum Phi

Elliott Van Nice, ’27, throws her trash in the compost bin. This waste is then brought to the compost pile next to the Campus Garden where it breaks down into organic matter. According to the Washington and Lee Office of Sustainability, W&L processed over 211,000 pounds of food waste throughout the 2022-2023 school year.

Residential buildings adopt goals for sustainability with new compost bins

Students are partnering with the Office of Sustainability to bring sustainable waste options to more places around campus
Erika Kengni
January 22, 2024

Celebrities: They really are just like us

I met Ben and Jerry, and the progressive businessmen were wonderfully down-to-earth
Annalisa Waddick, Opinions Editor
March 13, 2023
Dining services’ use of compostable takeout containers and other safety precautions have lead to trash build-ups

Reduce, reuse, revamp: Compost in the time of coronavirus

Dining facilities’ use of compostable takeout containers leads to trash build-ups and changes for the campus compost crew.
Annalisa Waddick
September 10, 2020
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