Sustainable Students Association Plastic Bag Recycling Challenge

MSUM’s Sustainable Students Association (SSA) will be hosting a plastic bag recycling competition on campus beginning in October and ending in April. They will be collecting plastic bags for six months, with a goal of collecting 500 pounds—or approximately 40,500 plastic bags. If MSUM reaches its goal, the university will receive a free bench made of recycled plastic, in addition […]

Sustainable Students Association bench warming party

Thursday, May 10 | 4-5 p.m. | South side of Hagen Hall Join the Sustainable Students Association (SSA) as we cut the ribbon on our new bench made of recycled plastic. This year SSA hosted a plastic bag recycling competition around MSUM’s campus. The competition was hosted by Trex a recycling company that also makes compost lumber from plastic bags […]

Bag Recycling Competition Wrapping Up

The plastic bag recycling competition will be wrapping up this Sunday, March 18th.  We are very close to reaching our goal of 500 pounds of plastic bags and film. There are five bins that you can drop off your plastic bags and film at: Nemzek Hall, John Neumaier Hall, Grantham Hall, the Comstock Memorial Union, and MacLean Hall.  Please drop […]