04 March 2011

SLCC Recycling Department



SLCC Recycling Department
Meeting Date: 3/2/11

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SUGGESTED ACADEMIC DISIPLINES THAT MIGHT BE A GOOD FIT:

All, Marketing, Graphic Design, Business, Environment, Education

COMMUNITY PARTNER OVERVIEW/MISSION:

Our mission is to manage Salt Lake Community College’s recyclable waste, emphasizing the importance of recycling over solid waste disposal. We will accomplish this mission by utilizing recycling tools as teaching instruments to provide a clean, safe and comfortable environment which is efficient and cost effective. Our staff will be helpful and courteous in their endeavors, as we expand and define our knowledge of the growing impact the college has on the community and the world. We will strive to reduce, reuse, and recycle.

LOCATION:

GFSB Building 107
SLCC Taylorsville Redwood Campus
4600 South Redwood Road, SLC, 84123

VOLUNTEER COORDINATOR:

Troy Walker
Troy.walker@slcc.edu
801-957-4259

ORIENTATION/TRAINING:

Train on the job, volunteer and learn at the same time.
Some equipment needs 30 minute trainings.

REQUIREMENTS:

Call to schedule an orientation.

TIME COMMITMENTS:

Whenever the student has time between 8:00 am and 4:30 pm. Flexible.

VOLUNTEER INFO/DUTIES:

Marketing: Develop and maintain social media sites (blog and facebook) to help get the word out to students, faculty, and staff about recycling information and how they can help. Create advertisements (display boards, posters, fliers, labels for recycling containers).

Bussiness: Need to write plans on how to increase the capacity of the recycling programs.

Math: Environmental Impact Summaries – write up into Excel spreadsheet. Environmental Impact Summaries are the statistics surrounding the conservation of energy, and therefore the carbon footprint due to recycling.

Environment: Collect recycled materials, sort recycled materials, deliver recycle materials to the proper dispensers.

Education:
• Put on fairs about recycling
• Train staff, students, and faculty about all the types of materials that can be recycled
• Educate on how to properly sort recyclable materials

Coordination: Coordinate recycling with different departments and vendors. SLCC wants 100% of materials that come into the college to be recyclable.

Start volunteering today! You can visit their website and also check out their information in The Exchange.

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