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September 27, 2011

 

Mu Alpha Theta recycling stationMu Alpha Theta Says, "Remember to Recycle!"

Students, faculty, and staff at Northeast Alabama Community College have many opportunities to recycle. The college partners with Scottsboro Recycling, who provides paper, plastic bottle, and aluminum can recycling stations throughout the campus.

Recently Mu Alpha Theta updated its toner and cell phone recycling station in the Math and Science Building lobby. Lee Ann Hanback, recipient of the Mu Alpha Theta Summer Honors Scholarship, constructed the ink jet, toner cartridge, and cell phone bin. With the help of her father, Rick Hanback, Lee Ann added an attractiveness to the recycling opportunities available to students.

“Lee Ann and her father did excellent work on the recycling station for the Math and Science Building. Additionally, Lee Ann did excellent work for the Division of Mathematics this summer in her work as the Mu Alpha Theta Summer Honors Scholarship recipient. I appreciate her creativeness,” stated Greg Millican, Director of the Division of Mathematics.

Kim Dalton, Mu Alpha Theta President, encourages students to drop off their small inkjet printer cartridges from their home printers, and faculty and staff to drop off their larger laserjet and printer cartridges in the “Recycling Central” area of the Math and Science Building. Mu Alpha Theta Officers send the cartridges and cell phones to an Alabama-based business. Donors are reminded to please clear the memory on their cell phone of any private information before depositing the phone in the recycle bin and ensure that the service on the donated phone has been disconnected to prevent fraudulent use.

Funds received are used for student scholarships. For more information on Mu Alpha Theta’s recycling project, contact Kim Dalton, Mu Alpha Theta President, at mualphatheta@nacc.edu.

Lee Ann Hanback (left), Mu Alpha Theta Summer Honors Scholarship Recipient, reminds students to bring their home inkjet printer cartridges to place in the recycle bin located at “Recycling Central” in the Math and Science Building lobby. Kim Dalton (right), Mu Alpha Theta President, reminds faculty and staff to donate their office laserjet printer cartridges as well. Paper, plastic bottle, and aluminum can recycling bins are also located throughout campus for the convenience of faculty, staff, and students.