June 13, 2024

Cultivating Collaboration

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Shred Event on Tuesday, March 29

UMW is in the seventh week of RecycleMania 2011, an annual recycling competition among colleges across the country, and there has been a dramatic increase of recycled materials collected on campus since the competition began. Through the week of March 18th, UMW collected 8,532.5 pounds of recyclable materials.
Dre Anthes, assistant dean of admissions, is organizing the UMW Shred Event for March 29, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Faculty, staff, students, and the Fredericksburg community are invited to bring boxed, confidential items to the parking lots on the Stafford campus and William Street at Sunken Road to be shredded. Anthes organized the community-wide shred event to help boost UMW recycling numbers during RecycleMania. Anthes is encouraging colleagues “to shred old student files that have been sitting in a storage for years, simply because we now have this opportunity to dispose of these items properly, at no cost to us.”
PROSHRED, a professional mobile shredding company has donated time to the UMW event. Materials collected by PROSHRED will be taken to a recycling center for baling and then transferred to a paper mill — most likely Capitol Fiber in Springfield for pulping,” according to PROSHRED worker Steve Theobald.