Posts Tagged ‘take out your trash’

SYRACUSE FAIL: Newhouse 3 Trash

Posted: February 19, 2010 by meghinwithani in Uncategorized
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This campus is chock full of trash cans just yearning to be filled with our waste. Can we really not hold onto our trash for a few more minutes until we find another receptacle? I’m sure I’ve been guilty of it more than once so I guess we’re all at fault in this trash receptacle fail.

~Meghin Delaney

The Problem of Pollution

Posted: March 20, 2009 by darksenjo420 in Uncategorized
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A familiar sight for many Americans.

A familiar sight for many Americans.

There’s been something that has really been troubling me lately: Pollution. But this problem goes much deeper than it does with most people. There are many definitions of pollution, but the one that has the most supporters goes as follows, “Pollution is the occurrence of chemicals at above-normal levels in any particular component of the environment.” There is a broad range of things that fit “above-normal levels.” It’s scary, actually. As the world’s population keeps increasing, so urbanized areas. More than 76 percent of the developed world is urbanized and almost 40 percent of the developing world is as well. And as more areas become urbanized, they increase pollution too. (more…)