Trash

Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

Parkhurst Dining attempts to discourage wastefulness in dining centers

1/24/2019 Kellen Stepler | Staff Writer As said by Oscar the Grouch: “I love trash.” However, the Hogan Dining Center would disagree. On Thursday, Jan. 17, the Hogan Dining Center weighed food waste between 5 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. According to the Waste-O-Meter posted outside the conveyor belt, there was a total of 123 pounds […]

‘Green’ group teaches proper recycling

‘Green’ group teaches proper recycling

By Casey Chafin | The Duquesne Duke A student group on campus is working hard to clear up any confusion Duquesne students, faculty and staff might have when it comes to proper recycling. Gretchen Scheetz, co-president of Evergreen, a student group dedicated to making Duquesne more environmentally friendly, said her organization is currently working to […]

Duquesne saves money with new compactor monitor

Duquesne saves money with new compactor monitor

By Fred Blauth | Photo Editor In a city once known for its steel mills and grey skies, Duquesne is attempting reduce its footprint and make the Bluff less polluted. Duquesne installed Compact Monitoring Systems (CMS) to the four trash compactors on campus last August. The Public Safety Building, Towers, Brottier Hall and the Student […]