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Paper straws are the absolute worst

Alex Coba // September 24, 2019

Starting school at Chico State marked my initiation to the world of paper straws. I remember the first time I encountered this monstrosity like it was yesterday:It was a hot summer day during the first...

Amanda Reinhart believes a waste audit is important to help students be aware of their waste habits and where their waste actually ends up. Photo credit: Kelsi Sibert

Waste Audit examines Chico State’s sustainable practices

Kelsi Sibert // April 18, 2018

A.S. Sustainability, in collaboration with A.S. Recycling, will be hosting a waste audit outside of Chico State's Student Service Center on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. A.S. Sustainability Assistant...

Julianna Eveland

Plastic bag ban bums some buyers out

Julianna Eveland // April 23, 2014

Chico does a commendable job of being an environmentally-friendly town. So good in fact, the plastic bag ban, which is meant to come into place throughout California in July 2015, might be pushed through...

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