Interactive, Informative, and Skilled.
Introduction – Who’re we?
A: Texas Wesleyan has grow to be synonymous with the motto “Smaller. Smarter”. The college prides itself on offering smaller lessons and a top quality training. College students at Texas Wesleyan are inspired to take our massive concepts and begin making use of them to our small however passionate group.
B: The WeCycle undertaking is a type of massive concepts. WeCycle was based within the Spring of 2020, and goals to unfold recycling and sustainability consciousness on our campus. We need to present everybody at Texas Wesleyan with the knowledge and instruments to assist scale back the quantity of waste we often produce whereas rising the quantity of waste that may recycled correctly.
Crew Mission and Targets:
A: Primarily based on knowledge collected in 2019, Texas Wesleyan produced slightly below 560 tons of waste whereas solely 20 tons of that whole was collected as recycled supplies. Because of this solely three.5% of waste being produced on campus was recycled. That three.5%, or 20 tons, of waste solely measures what was collected, not that the whole lot positioned within the recycling bins may really be processed correctly by way of our waste administration system. Most supplies put into the recycling bins aren’t actually acceptable, and really contaminant the supplies that may be processed correctly.
B: As a campus, we have to grow to be extra environmentally acutely aware. Fort Value is at present the 13th largest metropolis in the USA and all the DFW metroplex is contributing to landfills which are projected to achieve most capability by 2030. Now the typical school scholar produces over 640 kilos of strong waste per yr and Texas Wesleyan is at present housing 400+ college students this semester. That implies that our residents are producing 128 tons or roughly 23% of the full waste produced on campus based mostly on 2019 estimates.
C: With these sorts of numbers you’ll be able to perceive why WeCycle desires to enhance the waste administration ecosystem right here at Texas Wesleyan. The WeCycle undertaking desires to domesticate an environmentally acutely aware tradition that can encourage our group to scale back the quantity of waste we collectively produce whereas rising recycling efforts and training sustainable behaviors.
(Tough draft) Three pillar program: Comfort, Training, and Sustainability.
Convienence=it’ll be simpler to search out recycling bins/assets, extra bins, extra indicators/poster that may direct what sort of merchandise are recycled.
Training=reeducate our group to grasp that recycling isn’t the proper resolution. Not all recycling happens in a closed-loop like we’re meant to consider. Decreasing the quantity of plastic/disposable waste we produce is the larger aim. In addition to adopting extra sustainable behaviors and supplies which are reusable.
Sustainability=WeCycle desires to encourage using reusable merchandise like: steel water bottles, glass meals containers, canvas grocery baggage, cotton masks, glass/paper straws, and many others.
By making a social media marketing campaign to disperse our training curriculum and distributing reusable product, we are able to anticipate extra college students, college, and workers to undertake a extra sustainable way of life and scale back the quantity of waste produced
Occasions on campus=promotes WeCycle data and distributes reusable merchandise.
Much less waste being produced, extra recycling correctly collected, extra sustainability consciousness.