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Flawed recycling system disorients students

Abbey Fernandez, Staff Writer

May 30, 2014

Let me paint a scene for you: It’s Friday morning. I’m in Lang and my teacher prints out a New York Times op-ed that she thought the class might enjoy. Right as she begins handing them out, a hand ferociously shoots up, “Will we be tested on this?!” “No,” the teacher sighs. Fast-forward...

Students tested by recycling

Students tested by recycling

Rachel Treisman, Staff Writer

January 31, 2014

According to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, Connecticut recycled only 26 percent of its waste in 2010. But this isn’t just a statewide problem: Staples has its fair share of trouble with waste disposal, too. With constant reminders to make eco-friendly choices and not to “trash t...

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