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Everything I Know I Learned from Where?
Commercial recycling and waste management by Roger Guzowski

Mar 14, 2012

Roger Guzowski


Education, Operations, Waste and Recycling

Everything I Know I Learned from Where?

A Segmented Approach to Recycling Education

One of the trickiest parts of running recycling or sustainability on a college or university campus is education. Implementing recycling education at an institution whose very mission is education runs into a lot of potential pitfalls and conflicts.

To help avoid some of those conflicts, I think it is important to change our vocabulary and start talking about different component parts and stop lumping them together under the umbrella of education. From my perspective, there are really 5 related but different components of education: