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UTSA and community: Bring sensitive documents for recycling March 8-9

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(Feb. 28, 2012) -- In conjunction with RecyceMania 2012, the UTSA Recycling Program invites students, staff, faculty, friends and community members to bring sensitive documents to be shredded and recycled. The paper documents can be dropped off at the shred station at the Bosque Garage (south garage) on the Main Campus from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday-Friday, March 8-9.

>> Read more about UTSA's participation in RecycleMania 2012.

The Greenstar recycling company, a UTSA partner, is certified for safe document destruction. The shred station is an enclosed metal bin with small slits through which documents are deposited. After the event on March 9, the bin will be transported to the Greenstar facility, where the documents will be shredded and bundled for recycling.

The mission of the UTSA Office of Environmental Health, Safety and Risk Management is to enhance waste reduction and improve recycling, especially during special events on the university campuses. The goal is to reduce the environmental impact of waste and effectively manage the lifecycle of current and future resources.  

For more information, call 210-458-5250.




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