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Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

Rachel Caton is a senior fashion merchandising major and recently won first place in the fashion design and merchandising category at this year’s Undergraduate Research Symposium. Her project was about consumer clothing disposing habits and textile biodegradability.

Kent State student brings awareness of consumer clothing habits to Undergraduate Research Symposium

Morgan Boyd Reporter May 7, 2021

As senior fashion merchandising major Rachel Caton took notice of the impact the “fast fashion” industry has had on the environment, she then began to observe how consumer behavior played a key role...

2020 Graduate Caroline Henneman

Caroline Henneman, who graduated in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Science in Public Relations, is pursuing a juris doctorate degree through the University of Cincinnati. Henneman said she looks forward...

Kent State implements changes to recycling policy

Kent State implemented changes to its recycling policy for the Kent campus this February.“The biggest change is in plastics, of what can be recycled and what cannot,” said Leah Graham, the outreach...

Kent State students get creative with off-campus recycling

Ashley Purnell September 22, 2017

Americans produce, on average, five pounds of trash a day, and college campuses are especially large contributors of waste.Kent State is a single-stream recycling campus, meaning all recyclables can be...

More than 11,000 pounds of electronic waste, including computers, phones and gaming consoles, collected during RecycleMania await disposal at the University Facilities Management store room on Summit Street on Wednesday, April 17. Photo by Shane Flanigan.

University recycling numbers drawn from two-month sample

Olivia Minnier October 7, 2015

From promotional videos to extra content on its website, the Kent State sustainability department works to inform students on how recycling on campus can be a difficult task. For 10 months of the year,...

Recycle

Reduce, reuse, recycle on campus

Jamie Brian April 21, 2015

Six days a week, a packer garbage truck makes its rounds on campus, hauling away the average 6.6 tons of trash and recycling the university produces per day.Often times, we don’t think about what happens...

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