waste

Decreasing disposables: the road to zero waste at WU

As new composting initiatives pop up on the Danforth Campus, it’s clear that Washington University is starting to join this eco-friendly movement. But the processes that the different forms of waste undergo once they leave the hands of students remain a mystery to many.

Jaden Satenstein | Senior Scene Editor

Printing charges in Eads ArtSci lab drive paper use up in residential labs, STS says

Students on the South 40 need to continue cutting back on paper usage, according to administrators at Student Technology Services (STS). Although PaperCut software is being used in these residential areas, there has actually been a substantial increase in the amount of printing done in residential computer labs this year. The PaperCut monitoring software is used on main campus and in the residential areas.

| News Editor

PaperCut system presses students to reduce printing waste

Students living in residential areas are all too familiar with the printing ritual on campus: Print, sort through discarded sheets of assorted chemistry slides and short stories, pick up printed paper.

| News Editor

Sign up for the email edition

Stay up to date with everything happening as Washington University returns to campus.

Subscribe