Division of Facilities & Operations

Division of Facilities & Operations

Rowan University junior Dana Bender isn't an environmental studies major, but that doesn't mean she's any less passionate about saving the planet.

Students armed with 200 new blue recycling bins will help kick off both single-stream recycling at Rowan University and the school's participation in Focus the Nation.

The University has just made recycling more convenient than ever. Starting January 28, Rowan will begin its "single stream" recycling program, allowing cardboard, paper, glass, aluminum and plastic to be discarded in the same recycling receptacle.

Rowan University will join more than 1,000 institutions - mostly colleges and universities - the week of January 28 for Focus the Nation, a national discussion on global warming and sustainability solutions for America. The week will culminate on Thursday, January 31, with teach-ins held at Rowan and throughout the United States.

Volunteers Needed for a Recycling-Can Distribution Blitz. The University has just made recycling more convenient than ever. Starting January 28, Rowan will begin its "single stream" recycling program, allowing cardboard, paper, glass, aluminum and plastic to be discarded in the same recycling receptacle. Join the Rowan Green Team on Monday, January 28, at 10 a.m. in Campbell Library to kick off this important initiative with a recycling-can distribution blitz that will more than double the amount of receptacles on campus.

Rowan's "green" efforts have earned it accolades as the school has worked to better the environment.

Rowan earned yet another award for its environmental efforts, this time from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection in the area of "Clean Air."

Green continues to grow at Rowan U, as the school just earned the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities, Office of Clean Energy New Jersey Clean Energy School of the Year award.

A group of Rowan students and faculty is developing strains of bacteria to turn common bio mass -- leaves, sticks, corn stalks, even paper -- into fuel.

Starting this fall, two jet engines will roar on campus but don't bother looking for a pilot, a crew, even a plane. The high-tech turbines form the heart of Rowan University's all-new cogeneration energy plant, a $12 million facility that may be the crown jewel in a campus-wide effort to be more green.

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