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Rec Sports Cleans Up Well!

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On Saturday, September 20, a group of 170 Cal Rec Sports volunteers gathered at the Berkeley Marina to take part in the International Coastal Cleanup Day — an event that takes place one day a year across the globe. The goal is to collect as much garbage and recycling as possible between 9AM and Noon. Last year, 378,000 volunteers from …

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Caltopia Live Album: A Green Solution

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, every month in the United States around 100,000 pounds of CDs become outdated, useless or unwanted. This creates an environmental problem because CDs are generally made from materials including polycarbonate plastic, petroleum-based lacquer and paints, with the jewel cases typically containing, polyvinyl chloride (PVC). That makes recycling difficult and depositing in landfills hazardous because …

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