(April 21, 2011)--As part of UTSA Earth Week 2011 and on Earth Day, the UTSA Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management and recycling partner Greenstar Recycling Inc. will host a secure paper recycling drop-off station from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, April 22 at the west side of the Convocation Center on the UTSA Main Campus.
Greenstar is a company certified for document recycling and the new UTSA recycling contractor. The company will provide a secure container for paper shredding at the event. Time to clean out your office or shred personal documents? Bring them in!
GreenStar will have at the event a shed-pod for shredding sensitive documents or any documents you wish to recycle. Additionally, their educational trailer will be onsite from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in which visitors can learn about where recycled material goes for processing and disposal.
UTSA prides itself on giving students a well-rounded education. Combining a top-tier academic program with opportunities for personal growth prepares students to compete in a global economy. And that's not all. They learn to be informed and engaged citizens as well. At the heart of that academic program is an award-winning core curriculum.
For four consecutive years, UTSA has received an A-rating from the American Council of Trustees and Alumni for the caliber of its core curriculum. According to ACTA, UTSA requires its students to take six of the seven courses deemed "crucial" to a well-rounded education: composition, literature, U.S. government or history, economics, mathematics and science. Only a handful of other institutions in the U.S. are giving students these tools, which are needed to succeed in careers and the community.
Did you know? UTSA is one of only three Texas institutions and 23 in the United States to receive the highest rating for its core curriculum in the 2014-2015 edition of the ACTA's "What Will They Learn?" report.
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