Trash 2 Treasure
University of New Hampshire students work towards a zero-waste world.
By Brett Chamberlin
Every year, campus communities across the country are faced with a deluge of waste as students moving out for the summer discard thousands of unwanted items. Many of these items are still useable; many are electronic items like microwaves and compact refrigerators that should not end up in landfills, but too often do. Then, in the fall, students moving onto campus purchase these same items new at local big-box stores…