Author Archives: Jewel Lipps

The Spartan Shower

by Nicholas Saulnier, E-Rep for HMM Fellow men: you have been lied to.  Purchasing a stick of deodorant will not make you awesome.  Neither will large quantities of money. Manliness is not a product, my friends; it is a lifestyle.  … Continue reading

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Tips to Win the SMU Energy Competition

Lighting Turn off lights when leaving any room, including common areas. Use sunlight instead of artificial lights during the day. Sunlight also helps the body produce Vitamin D and improves your thinking process. Instead of brightly lighting an entire room, focus … Continue reading

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Recycling Q&A: Contamination

Q: How much should we worry about contamination? A: If we can stay focused on the big ones (like the paper towels, trash, blood, etc) staying out of the recycling pulls, you guys should be ok! -Kristin Marino, Waste Management

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Caught Green-Handed: Dean Tsutsui

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SMU recycles!

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Recycling Q&A: Waxy paper

Q: Can you educate us about the difference between waxy coffee cups (like Starbucks cups) which aren’t allowed and seemingly waxy milk cartons which are on the posters as allowable? A: During the sorting process at recycling facilities, cartons behave more … Continue reading

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Caught Green-Handed: John Gray

Virginia-Snider’s famous RA John Gray recycles his coffee cup lid and sleeve- but not the waxy paper cup. Celebrating Virginia-Snider’s new first place RecycleMania ranking!

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Caught Green-Handed: Coach Rhonda Rompola

SMU Womens Basketball Coach Rhonda Rompola, “Caught Green-Handed” in Crum Basketball Center

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Caught Green-Handed: Kevin Dilliard

The University’s Sustainability Administrator, Kevin Dilliard, is responsible for centralizing all campus information regarding sustainability programs and initiatives, developing community outreach programs, and working with faculty, staff, and student sustainability organizations. In other words, go to this guy with your … Continue reading

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Your Blue Bin: WM’s Got it Sorted

Waste Management is SMU’s new recycling service, and they came to campus to let us know what’s up. The following is a summary of what E-Reps Jewel Lipps, Nick Saulnier, and Gwen Carris learned. Recycling, as simple as it gets … Continue reading

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