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Wednesday, August 5

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Jacob Tyles

PPPL receives EPA award in waste management, remains role model in environmental stewardship

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded the Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory with the Federal Green Challenge Region 2 Award in Waste Management on July 12. The laboratory was able to divert 3,766 tons of waste from landfills, increase its recycling rate by 13 percent, and save about a quarter million dollars in taxpayer money over the last fiscal year. PPPL is a Department of Energy-funded National Laboratory, one of eight run by the Office of Science.

July 21

Princeton Student Climate Lobby aims to engage students on climate issues

“We’re interested in providing an outlet for students to learn about, engage with, and have a positive impact on climate change,” Jonathan Lu ’18 said, another co-founder of PSCL. The group’s inception arose from a need to address current issues surrounding just how institutions and lawmakers are handling climate change, as well as a marked lack of discussion at the time within campus itself.

March 7

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