A Solid Waste of a Summer: A Millennial’s Perspective Part 2

By Christopher Galantino, Cornell University, President Cornell Sustainability Consultants     In Part 1 of this article, we described challenges posed by the aging structure of the recycling industry, the disconnection of a generation, and the changes in society’s attitude toward sorting waste. As my team works to implement SWEEP at Cornell and I juggle […]

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A Solid Waste of a Summer: A Millennial’s Perspective Part 1

By Christopher Galantino, Cornell University, President Cornell Sustainability Consultants, SWEEP Intern During my junior year at Cornell, I got involved with the Solid Waste Environmental Excellence Protocol (SWEEP) after SWEEP Founder, Rob Watson (who also created the LEED standard), came to Cornell for the annual Business Impact Symposium. I was offered a summer internship with […]

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