Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Emerson College's student newspaper

The Berkeley Beacon

Unless you are a business mogul or a Rockefeller, shrinking your carbon footprint will not create the same level of difference that a corporation would by changing their waste methods.

Private corporations must be held accountable for climate change, not the American public

By Juliet Norman, Opinion Editor
March 25, 2021

For as long as I can remember it has been ingrained in me that helping the planet is my individual responsibility. Posters in the hallways of my middle school urged me to “go green” and television...

Areas on campus such as the Dining Center, the Lions Den, and the Max Cafe have colored-coded bins to help students separate their waste correctly. Caroline Gomes / Beacon Staff

College’s waste diversion rate increases by 10 percent

By Anna Brenner
November 9, 2019

The college's amount of recycled, composted, or donated on-campus waste increased to 30 percent this year from 20 percent in 2018. However, Emerson’s diversion rate is still low compared to national...

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