Artifacts of the Classroom: One Week's Worth of Trash

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Course: ES 300 - Environmental Decisionmaking

Dumpster-diving is an educational experience. After auditing a week's worth of trash from one set of residence halls (4,299 pounds), students had compiled the first solid data on the community's waste stream; they then made recommendations to the College on how to improve. Wellesley magazine Spring 2012 issue has the full story.