University Of Baltimore Launches Recycling Campaign

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Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Most elections limit how often people can vote, but a new campaign at the University of Baltimore encourages people to do so again and again – to promote recycling.

University officials are inviting Baltimoreans to answer questions about the city by recycling trash in one of four see-through bins on campus.

The first question is, "Who is Baltimore's greatest team sports icon?" The possible answers, each with his own bin, are former Baltimore Orioles Brooks Robinson and Cal Ripken Jr., Baltimore Raven Ray Lewis and former Baltimore Colt Johnny Unitas.

The campaign, entitled "Talking Trash: UB Votes to Recycle," is part of a larger effort by the midtown institution to help preserve the environment by reducing energy, promoting public transportation, using sustainable building techniques, and pursuing other "green" initiatives.

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