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UH Hilo Sustainability Blog

Why Manage Out Waste?

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 7:31pm by

Simple…. Because it matters!

Leaving a minimal foot print is ideal when it comes to sustainability practice. It is important to acknowledge this here in Hawaiʻi, as the most secluded landmass on earth.

The world is demanding our attention through pronounced temperature changes and sea level rises around the world. We have seen more environmental disasters in recent years than ever before, bringing us closer to a threshold impact on the earthʻs systems. It is no longer a matter of if, but a matter of when. 

It is up to us as the leaders of future generations to change our wasteful habits. 

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UH Students Take on Waste on Campus

Thursday, November 10, 2016, 6:47pm by

For a solution to be truly sustainable, it must have a positive return to environment and society. This semester, Norman Arancon, associate professor of horticulture, has introduced a course that is structured and provided opportunity to do just that. Prof. Arancon has designed his course, AG 294 (Agricultural Waste Management: Composting and Vermicomposting) as a co-curricular organization, to take lead on a pilot waste management program on our University of HawaiÔÇśi at Hilo campus. (more…)

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